The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 22 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.83% 11.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £360 £348
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+50.07% -39.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.53% 69.77% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 14
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Continuous Improvement
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Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM