The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 2.41% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.92% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 25
Median daily rate £413 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £17.04 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +1 11 £444 +18.33% 4
Warwickshire +7 10 £375 -11.76% 1
Birmingham -8 6 £413 -7.04% 6
Herefordshire - 2 £363 -
Shropshire +7 1 - - 8
Sutton Coldfield +5 1 - -
Staffordshire +1 1 - -
Solihull -4 1 £410 -6.28% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £425 - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) Finance
3 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
4 18 (15.00%) Change Management
5 17 (14.17%) ITIL
6 15 (12.50%) Scrum
6 15 (12.50%) Java
7 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.67%) Coaching
8 13 (10.83%) DevOps
8 13 (10.83%) Project Management
9 12 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
10 11 (9.17%) User Stories
10 11 (9.17%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.33%) Degree
11 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
11 10 (8.33%) Line Management
11 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (7.50%) ITIL V3
12 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
12 9 (7.50%) CRM
12 9 (7.50%) Supplier Management
13 8 (6.67%) Cisco
13 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.67%) Network Management
13 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (6.67%) Service Design

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) Confluence
3 3 (2.50%) Documentum
4 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
2 3 (2.50%) MS Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.67%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.67%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.67%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.83%) Primavera
4 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.83%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.83%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) Firewall
1 6 (5.00%) OSPF
2 5 (4.17%) LAN
2 5 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) BGP
3 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.67%) HBase
4 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.50%) Gradle
2 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.50%) Maven
3 2 (1.67%) Ant
3 2 (1.67%) Grunt
3 2 (1.67%) gulp
3 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.67%) JUnit
3 2 (1.67%) Mocha
3 2 (1.67%) Selenium
3 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Automotive
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.50%) Analyst
2 16 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (7.50%) Developer
4 8 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (5.83%) DBA
5 7 (5.83%) SQL DBA
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Senior DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Category Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Governance Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) AngularJS
1 5 (4.17%) CSS
1 5 (4.17%) RESTful
2 4 (3.33%) HTML
2 4 (3.33%) Spring
3 3 (2.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (2.50%) Middleware
3 3 (2.50%) XML
4 2 (1.67%) .NET
4 2 (1.67%) CSS3
4 2 (1.67%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.67%) HTML5
4 2 (1.67%) JSON
4 2 (1.67%) Node.js
4 2 (1.67%) REST
4 2 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.83%) Java EE
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) User Experience
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.17%) FMCG
4 5 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.67%) CESG
7 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.67%) PMI
7 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 18 (15.00%) Change Management
4 17 (14.17%) ITIL
5 15 (12.50%) Scrum
6 14 (11.67%) Coaching
6 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.83%) DevOps
7 13 (10.83%) Project Management
8 12 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 11 (9.17%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.17%) User Stories
10 10 (8.33%) Line Management
11 9 (7.50%) CRM
11 9 (7.50%) ITIL V3
11 9 (7.50%) Supplier Management
12 8 (6.67%) Network Management
12 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.67%) Service Design
13 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.83%) SQL
3 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.50%) PHP
4 3 (2.50%) Scala
5 2 (1.67%) ABAP
5 2 (1.67%) ES6
5 2 (1.67%) Groovy
5 2 (1.67%) Python
5 2 (1.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) CCNA
3 7 (5.83%) CCNP
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.67%) CEH
4 2 (1.67%) CISM
4 2 (1.67%) CISMP
4 2 (1.67%) CISSP
4 2 (1.67%) CRISC
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) PMO
2 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.50%) QA
4 2 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.67%) GPG13
4 2 (1.67%) RMADS
5 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) OpenView
3 1 (0.83%) OPNET
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Cisco
2 7 (5.83%) SAP
2 7 (5.83%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) BMC
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) Remedy
5 3 (2.50%) Pega
6 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.67%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.83%) Juniper
7 1 (0.83%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus
7 1 (0.83%) NCR
7 1 (0.83%) Nokia
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
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