The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 14 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.53% - 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 51.90% 72.55% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 24
Average daily rate £475 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromsgrove - - - -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change and Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP