The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 39 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.81% 0.78% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.06% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -37.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +42.85%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 188 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.03% 73.73% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 101 75
Average daily rate £375 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 25
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.77% -9.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.98 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.91 £29.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 2 - - 1
Nuneaton - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) MVC

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle