The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 13 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.40% 4.12% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 4.88% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £355 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £242 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £384 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +9.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 83.52% 84.54% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 50
Average daily rate £395 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.04 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.04% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Uxbridge region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Uxbridge region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP