Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.80% 2.07% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.42% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +44.00% -45.65%
10th Percentile £418 £380 £195
90th Percentile £575 £550 £438
East of England median daily rate £463 £419 £413
% change year-on-year +10.45% +1.52% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.99 £14.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.34% -57.91% +28.44%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 530 496 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.66% 85.52% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 322 340
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £224 £232 £263
90th Percentile £614 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 58
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.00% +20.00%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -13 4 £463 -15.91%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (20.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (20.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CRISC
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Nimsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
1 1 (20.00%) Workday