The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.64% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.80% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £328 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.23% -0.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 428 499 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.41% 79.84% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 299 271
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 56
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +76.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Cambridgeshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Cambridgeshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough 0 2 £328 -2.23% 1
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SAS
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) BPR
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Appium
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) ASIC
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) BPR
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) KVM
1 2 (18.18%) LXC
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Brocade
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Vyatta