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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / East Midlands
Rank 62 47 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 38 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.55% 3.40% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 4.23% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 22
Median daily rate £363 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £112 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £648 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.19 £30.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.70%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
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

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
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 3 months to 24 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
Derbyshire -9 15 £385 +10.00% 5
Northamptonshire -5 9 £359 -10.31% 4
Leicestershire -4 5 £338 +193.47% 3
Nottinghamshire -11 5 £421 -14.08% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £315 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
2 20 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 19 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
4 17 (22.97%) Project Management
5 16 (21.62%) RDBMS
5 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
6 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 12 (16.22%) Degree
6 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (16.22%) Siemens
6 12 (16.22%) Oracle
6 12 (16.22%) SAP
6 12 (16.22%) Windows
6 12 (16.22%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
7 11 (14.86%) Integration Testing
7 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.51%) ERP
8 10 (13.51%) DHCP
8 10 (13.51%) DNS
8 10 (13.51%) Primavera
9 9 (12.16%) VMware
9 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
10 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (10.81%) Finance
10 8 (10.81%) HP
11 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.35%) Documentum
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Primavera
2 1 (1.35%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DHCP
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
3 16 (21.62%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.05%) JUnit
1 3 (4.05%) Mockito
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) gulp
2 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) NUnit
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Architect
2 10 (13.51%) Consultant
3 7 (9.46%) Project Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.41%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) IT Support
8 2 (2.70%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
1 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.41%) SOAP
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.05%) J2EE
2 3 (4.05%) Java EE
2 3 (4.05%) JPA
2 3 (4.05%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) Angular 2
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.70%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.70%) Ninject
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
3 2 (2.70%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.35%) Handset
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Project Management
2 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Integration Testing
3 10 (13.51%) ERP
4 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
5 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.46%) Migration
5 7 (9.46%) Six Sigma
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Server Building
6 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.76%) User Stories
7 5 (6.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) MCDST
4 1 (1.35%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSA
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) TickIT
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 12 (16.22%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) SAP
2 12 (16.22%) Siemens
3 9 (12.16%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) HP
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) Pega
6 2 (2.70%) PTC
6 2 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
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