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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 70 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 61 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 2.04% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.69% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 22
Median daily rate £350 £313 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.98 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
England

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
2304 1934 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 76.02% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1201 922
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 106
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +19 24 £325 +12.84% 12
Shropshire -40 9 £550 +12.53% 1
Warwickshire -9 6 £319 +2.00% 1
Staffordshire +9 3 £250 -52.38% 1
Coventry -9 3 £300 +84.61% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £513 -
Kingswinford -3 1 £550 -
Solihull -16 1 £275 -26.66%
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 25 (20.16%) ITIL
2 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.74%) Coaching
3 21 (16.94%) Service Delivery
4 20 (16.13%) Project Management
5 17 (13.71%) Service Management
5 17 (13.71%) Finance
5 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
6 16 (12.90%) Scrum
7 15 (12.10%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
8 14 (11.29%) Change Management
9 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
9 13 (10.48%) SQL
9 13 (10.48%) Degree
10 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (9.68%) Oracle
11 11 (8.87%) MS Office
11 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.87%) QA
11 11 (8.87%) ITIL V3
12 10 (8.06%) Windows
12 10 (8.06%) Java
13 9 (7.26%) CSS
13 9 (7.26%) ITSM
13 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
13 9 (7.26%) Change Control
13 9 (7.26%) Pega

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 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
3 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
3 8 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.42%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.81%) DELMIA
3 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Firewall
2 4 (3.23%) 3G
3 3 (2.42%) BGP
3 3 (2.42%) BIG-IP
3 3 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.42%) LTE
3 3 (2.42%) OSPF
3 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.61%) Intranet
4 2 (1.61%) Network Security
4 2 (1.61%) SSL
4 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) 2G
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) DSL
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.23%) Selenium
1 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.81%) Gatling
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Banking
2 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Legal
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Billing
4 2 (1.61%) Front Office
4 2 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.90%) Analyst
2 14 (11.29%) Project Manager
3 13 (10.48%) Service Manager
4 9 (7.26%) Architect
5 7 (5.65%) Agile Coach
5 7 (5.65%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (5.65%) Scrum Master
5 7 (5.65%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.84%) Senior Architect
7 5 (4.03%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (4.03%) Business Change Project Manager
7 5 (4.03%) DBA
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.03%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.23%) Developer
8 4 (3.23%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 4 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) CSS
2 7 (5.65%) Middleware
3 6 (4.84%) HTML
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.23%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.61%) .NET
5 2 (1.61%) EDI
5 2 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.81%) J2EE
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.42%) NHS
6 3 (2.42%) Statistics
6 3 (2.42%) User Experience
6 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.81%) Blog
8 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) ITIL
2 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.74%) Coaching
3 21 (16.94%) Service Delivery
4 20 (16.13%) Project Management
5 17 (13.71%) Service Management
6 16 (12.90%) Scrum
7 15 (12.10%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.29%) Change Management
9 11 (8.87%) ITIL V3
9 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.26%) Change Control
10 9 (7.26%) ITSM
11 8 (6.45%) Performance Management
11 8 (6.45%) Supplier Management
12 7 (5.65%) Kanban
13 6 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (4.84%) Data Management
13 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) SQL
2 10 (8.06%) Java
3 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.61%) Perl
4 2 (1.61%) Python
4 2 (1.61%) Scala
4 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) Groovy
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.48%) Degree
4 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.42%) CCNA
5 3 (2.42%) CISM
5 3 (2.42%) CISSP
5 3 (2.42%) MBA
6 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.61%) CCNP
6 2 (1.61%) ISEB
6 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) CCIE
7 1 (0.81%) HNC
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) SLA
3 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) OPNET
1 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Oracle
2 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Pega
4 8 (6.45%) Cisco
5 7 (5.65%) CheckPoint
5 7 (5.65%) SAP
6 5 (4.03%) Citrix
6 5 (4.03%) F5
6 5 (4.03%) Juniper
7 4 (3.23%) Nokia
7 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.42%) BMC
8 3 (2.42%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.42%) Informatica
8 3 (2.42%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.42%) VMware
9 2 (1.61%) Infor
9 2 (1.61%) Lotus
9 2 (1.61%) Trillium
10 1 (0.81%) Sybase
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