Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 June 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 103 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 +35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.73% 1.39% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.68% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.81% +6.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £363 £267 £244
90th Percentile £538 £543 £608
South East median daily rate £440 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +1.44% +8.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.25 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year +108.00% +0.48% -12.28%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,662 1,662 1,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.32% 82.52% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 787 888
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £249 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 46 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% -20.40% +13.64%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Milton Keynes -7 20 £388 -9.36% 12
Aylesbury - 5 £525 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (40.00%) Linux
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Open Source
2 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
2 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) OpenShift
2 11 (31.43%) Ansible
3 10 (28.57%) REST
3 10 (28.57%) Confluence
3 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 10 (28.57%) JSON
3 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (28.57%) Ruby
3 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 10 (28.57%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) SOAP
3 10 (28.57%) Web Services
3 10 (28.57%) XML
4 9 (25.71%) MySQL
4 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) RAML
5 8 (22.86%) Swagger
5 8 (22.86%) LAPP Stack
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 8 (22.86%) LAMP
5 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (22.86%) YAML

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (28.57%) Confluence
1 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Extranet
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.71%) MySQL
3 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
3 8 (22.86%) NuoDB
3 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (22.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Axure RP
3 3 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) gulp
4 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Developer
1 6 (17.14%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Python Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Capability Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.71%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Change and Release Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) JSON
1 10 (28.57%) REST
1 10 (28.57%) SOAP
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 8 (22.86%) LAMP
2 8 (22.86%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (22.86%) RAML
2 8 (22.86%) RESTful
2 8 (22.86%) Swagger
2 8 (22.86%) YAML
3 6 (17.14%) Middleware
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) CSS3
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Open Source
2 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
4 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Application Performance Management
7 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (5.71%) Service Design
8 2 (5.71%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
2 10 (28.57%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Ruby
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) APMP
1 2 (5.71%) CIPD
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) CA
2 3 (8.57%) Nimsoft
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) Capita
3 1 (2.86%) Infobright
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy