Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 89 77
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 +34
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 54 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.25% 2.16% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.58% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £500 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.73% +12.58%
10th Percentile £400 £255 £400
90th Percentile £725 £573 £498
South East median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £26.87 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.28% +87.21% -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £26.87 £32.50
% change year-on-year +76.81% -17.34% +91.18%

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 1,466 1,973 1,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.26% 83.50% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 920 796
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £240 £252 £225
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 93 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.90 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £43.68 £48.75 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.95
% change year-on-year +8.04% -3.38% -5.04%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +34 39 £550 +10.00% 12
Beaconsfield - 8 £525 -
Aylesbury 0 1 - - 1
High Wycombe -12 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 16 (29.63%) SOAP
3 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 16 (29.63%) REST
4 13 (24.07%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) User Experience
5 11 (20.37%) DevOps
5 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.52%) JIRA
6 10 (18.52%) React
6 10 (18.52%) React Native
7 9 (16.67%) GraphQL
7 9 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (16.67%) Data Structures
7 9 (16.67%) GitHub
7 9 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (14.81%) Coaching
9 7 (12.96%) Web Development
9 7 (12.96%) .NET
9 7 (12.96%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (11.11%) Ansible
10 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
10 6 (11.11%) Open Source
10 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 6 (11.11%) JSON
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management

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 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Documentum
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) GitHub
2 4 (7.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Extranet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.56%) NuoDB
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.56%) Redis
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.52%) JIRA
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.85%) git-flow
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (14.81%) React Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Coach
5 5 (9.26%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Head of Development
6 4 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Service Security Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.56%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (5.56%) UX Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) REST
1 16 (29.63%) SOAP
2 10 (18.52%) React
2 10 (18.52%) React Native
3 9 (16.67%) GraphQL
4 7 (12.96%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) JSON
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (7.41%) HTML
6 4 (7.41%) Middleware
6 4 (7.41%) RESTful
7 3 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) LAMP
7 3 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (5.56%) Node.js
7 3 (5.56%) RAML
7 3 (5.56%) Swagger
7 3 (5.56%) YAML
8 2 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) User Experience
2 9 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Scrum
3 11 (20.37%) DevOps
4 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 9 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (14.81%) Coaching
6 7 (12.96%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (12.96%) Web Development
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) Open Source
7 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Coaching
8 5 (9.26%) BDD
8 5 (9.26%) Community of Practice
8 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
8 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (9.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Control-M
3 1 (1.85%) Kibana
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.70%) hybris
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) Kofax
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee
5 1 (1.85%) Meridio
5 1 (1.85%) OpenText
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) VMware