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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 21 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.97% 6.76% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 8.20% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£370 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.37% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.02 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -1.18%
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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
98 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 77.78% 82.43% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 40
Average daily rate £413 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £515 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) CIMA
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) ACCA
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) MVNO
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Velocity
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) MI Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
1 2 (18.18%) User Stories
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Process Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ACCA
1 3 (27.27%) CIMA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA