Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 81 111
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30 -45
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 46 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.93% 1.58% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.88% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 11
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £266 £400 £163
90th Percentile £593 £498 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.93 £14.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.71% - -
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.34% +91.18% -8.72%

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 1950 1492 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.80% 84.06% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 814 1137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £240 £238
90th Percentile £537 £548 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.86% +25.23%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

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 17 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 November 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
Milton Keynes -17 28 £500 +17.65% 2
High Wycombe - 8 £215 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 £550 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 8 (17.39%) Information Security
6 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 8 (17.39%) Process Improvement
6 8 (17.39%) DevOps
6 8 (17.39%) PMO
7 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Improvement
7 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
7 7 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.22%) Windows
7 7 (15.22%) PMP
7 7 (15.22%) PMI Certification
7 7 (15.22%) Six Sigma
7 7 (15.22%) DMAIC
7 7 (15.22%) Facilities Management
7 7 (15.22%) Web Development
8 6 (13.04%) JIRA

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 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Akamai
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.17%) npm
1 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Serverless
1 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Extranet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) German Language
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Coach
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Compliance Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Governance Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) Express
3 1 (2.17%) Google Maps API
3 1 (2.17%) LESS
3 1 (2.17%) Sass
3 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
2 9 (19.57%) Project Management
3 8 (17.39%) DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security
3 8 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 7 (15.22%) DMAIC
4 7 (15.22%) Facilities Management
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Improvement
4 7 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (15.22%) Six Sigma
4 7 (15.22%) Web Development
5 6 (13.04%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (10.87%) Probabilistic Estimation
6 5 (10.87%) User Stories
7 4 (8.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PHP
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Perl
3 6 (13.04%) Python
3 6 (13.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) PMI Certification
2 7 (15.22%) PMP
3 4 (8.70%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) CISM
5 2 (4.35%) CLAS
5 2 (4.35%) GIAC
5 2 (4.35%) HNC
5 2 (4.35%) SANS
6 1 (2.17%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.17%) CRISC
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) OCA
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PMO
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.35%) COBIT
4 2 (4.35%) ISO 31000
4 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.17%) P3O
5 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Atlassian
2 5 (10.87%) CA
2 5 (10.87%) Nimsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Remedy
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Cerner
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) New Relic
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk