Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 47 59
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.59% 1.19% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.42% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £600 £469 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +31.12% -34.70%
10th Percentile £528 £424 £272
90th Percentile £673 £518 £513
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year - -28.88% +26.23%

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 604 564 676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.22% 83.80% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 391 468
Bedfordshire median daily rate £429 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £299 £280 £248
90th Percentile £575 £606 £613
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.47% +28.27% +36.12%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.35 £10.80
90th Percentile £35.55 £50.78 £45.39
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -16.36%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 3 £600 +28.00%
Dunstable -1 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Coach
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation