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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 22 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.06% 1.18% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.47% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £513 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
76 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.35% 80.00% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 49
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £145 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Redditch -2 1 £650 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Infor

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Infor LN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds