The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 51
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 1.14% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.37% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.56%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 232 292 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.38% 83.19% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 178 272
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.65 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Cambridge