Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 71 96
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 17 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.20% 1.07% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.30% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +37.04% -8.78%
10th Percentile £311 £245 £140
90th Percentile £588 £488 £500
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.99 £18.39 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.59% -47.47% +9.38%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1185 921 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.39% 81.94% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 436 738
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £223 £213 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 94 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.88 £13.58 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Cambridge -1 9 £525 +54.98% 10
Peterborough -6 7 £373 +24.33% 8
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 3 (17.65%) Polycom
6 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
6 3 (17.65%) Velocity
6 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (17.65%) Confluence
6 3 (17.65%) ATDD
6 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
6 3 (17.65%) Skype
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) Gradle
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
2 3 (17.65%) Gradle
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
3 2 (11.76%) RSpec
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum Master
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) Audio Visual Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) Velocity
3 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.76%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.88%) GWT
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.88%) LESS
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
4 1 (5.88%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) Struts
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) ATDD
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (11.76%) Break/Fix
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) AWK
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
1 3 (17.65%) Polycom
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow