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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 28 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.65% 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.83% 81.61% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
Average daily rate £413 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.68 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.79% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.82 £11.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
Hertfordshire

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 14 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) J2EE
1 14 (93.33%) E-Commerce
1 14 (93.33%) IBM
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
1 14 (93.33%) Manufacturing
1 14 (93.33%) Retail
1 14 (93.33%) WebSphere
1 14 (93.33%) Time Management
1 14 (93.33%) Waterfall
1 14 (93.33%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (93.33%) WebSphere
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
1 14 (93.33%) Manufacturing
1 14 (93.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) E-Commerce
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
1 14 (93.33%) Time Management
1 14 (93.33%) Waterfall
1 14 (93.33%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) IBM