The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 13 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.67% - 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% - 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £419 - £373
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.76% 66.67% 66.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 39
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 4 (22.22%) Database Security
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (22.22%) Change Management
1 4 (22.22%) Database Security
1 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 4 (22.22%) Line Management
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
1 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Presales
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow