The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 29 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
West Midlands > Coventry
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.81% 1.45% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.70% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Coventry median daily rate £400 £388 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +138.46%  
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +39.50% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Coventry median hourly rate - - £23.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 199 353 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 80.57% 85.47% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 1048 624
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
10th Percentile £298 £313 £219
90th Percentile £509 £500 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 48
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.25 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.75 £44.83 £40.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Coventry

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Coventry

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Grunt
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
3 2 (18.18%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
1 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
1 2 (18.18%) Mocha
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (18.18%) Governance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Planning Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) ES6
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow