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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £28.16 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -2.91%
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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
63 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 72.41% 88.89% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 34
Average daily rate £438 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £245 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.50 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (50.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Change and Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP