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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 21 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 0.95% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.47% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Hertfordshire

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
68 68 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.34% 64.76% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 27
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) ComArch
3 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Service Advisor
2 1 (20.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Advisor
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) ComArch