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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.89% 7.46% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 9.80% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £460 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £354
% change year-on-year
- +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.73 £22.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +104.54%
Continuous Improvement
London

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
35 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 66.04% 76.12% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 32
Average daily rate £350 £338 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Confluence
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) Backbone.js
4 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (44.44%) GitHub
4 4 (44.44%) Sass
4 4 (44.44%) LESS
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Security
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) AOP
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) Zend
5 3 (33.33%) Zend Framework

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) Backbone.js
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) LESS
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) Sass
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) Spring Security
2 3 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) jBPM
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) AOP
3 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Zend