Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 101 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.57% 1.54% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.87% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 36
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +17.42% -17.50%
10th Percentile £183 £137 £160
90th Percentile £483 £515 £484
England median daily rate £463 £450 £424
% change year-on-year +2.78% +6.13% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £9.72 - £8.50
90th Percentile £36.50 - £15.10
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +12.22%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2654 2669 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.28% 82.15% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1696 1588
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £41.00 £40.15
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Derbyshire -16 17 £408 +1.88%
Leicestershire -1 15 £400 +1.59% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £388 - 7
Northamptonshire +6 4 £325 +103.13% 8
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (26.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.00%) Siemens
5 10 (20.00%) Oracle
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (20.00%) User Stories
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) Probabilistic Estimation
8 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (14.00%) Teamcenter
8 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (14.00%) Degree
8 7 (14.00%) DHCP
8 7 (14.00%) DNS
8 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Service Management
9 6 (12.00%) ITSM
9 6 (12.00%) Server Building
10 5 (10.00%) Coaching
10 5 (10.00%) PLM
11 4 (8.00%) Change Management
11 4 (8.00%) SLA

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) WinCC
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Teamcenter
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) DHCP
1 7 (14.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) TestRail
2 1 (2.00%) VersionOne
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 7 (14.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (6.00%) Analyst
3 3 (6.00%) Control Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Digital Agile Coach
3 3 (6.00%) Digital Transformation
3 3 (6.00%) Scrum Master
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Applications Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) HR Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Deeplearning4j
1 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) J2EE
1 1 (2.00%) JDBC
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
1 1 (2.00%) MXNet
1 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (2.00%) Servlets
1 1 (2.00%) Spring
1 1 (2.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (2.00%) Theano
1 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) User Stories
4 8 (16.00%) Probabilistic Estimation
5 7 (14.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) Service Management
5 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (12.00%) ITSM
6 6 (12.00%) Server Building
7 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (10.00%) PLM
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) SDLC
9 3 (6.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (6.00%) Information Security
9 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Java
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) R
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Siemens
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) CommVault
3 2 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) IFS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow