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 30 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.54% 1.08% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.31% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £253 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.19 £29.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.68%  

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 302 305 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 85.07% 82.43% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 198 121
Median daily rate £445 £421 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +18.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
2 10 (37.04%) Coaching
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
3 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
4 7 (25.93%) Line Management
5 6 (22.22%) Service Design
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) FMCG
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
9 2 (7.41%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.41%) Information Governance

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 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Grunt
1 2 (7.41%) gulp
1 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
1 2 (7.41%) Mocha
1 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Category Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Governance Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Planning Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.70%) Service Continuity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) CSS3
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Coaching
2 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
4 7 (25.93%) Line Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) Service Design
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) ES6
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP