Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 August 2018 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 of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 95 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +46
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 113 102 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.28% 2.19% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.57% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 71
East of England median daily rate £488 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +23.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £351 £313 £310
90th Percentile £575 £548 £525
England median daily rate £475 £455 £440
% change year-on-year +4.40% +3.41% +8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £11.48 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.20% -58.16% -35.44%
10th Percentile £15.63 £10.96 £22.75
90th Percentile £15.88 £12.01 £33.83
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £27.44
% change year-on-year +3.64% +0.22% -0.22%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,219 3,966 4,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.11% 85.18% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,418 2,338 2,446
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £234 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 265 302
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.91 £13.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.98
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +11 33 £475 -9.52% 22
Bedfordshire +17 18 £509 -15.21% 5
Essex -5 18 £550 +57.14% 9
Cambridgeshire +16 17 £425 +16.44% 29
Suffolk -9 14 £488 - 5
Norfolk -8 11 £488 +5.41% 8
East Anglia -8 1 £525 - 7
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.71%) Finance
3 30 (26.55%) Coaching
4 28 (24.78%) Scrum
5 25 (22.12%) Kanban
6 20 (17.70%) Project Management
6 20 (17.70%) SOA
6 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
7 19 (16.81%) JIRA
8 17 (15.04%) Test Automation
8 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
9 16 (14.16%) TDD
9 16 (14.16%) Retail
10 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.39%) SQL
11 13 (11.50%) SAP
11 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (11.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (10.62%) Confluence
12 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
12 12 (10.62%) Programme Management
13 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
13 11 (9.73%) Java
13 11 (9.73%) DevOps
14 10 (8.85%) Software Delivery
14 10 (8.85%) ISO 9001
15 9 (7.96%) ITIL
15 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (7.96%) Validation

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (10.62%) Confluence
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.65%) CMS
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.77%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.88%) npm
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) Serverless
4 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) DHCP
1 3 (2.65%) DNS
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) ATM
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) MQTT
3 1 (0.88%) Skype
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) Big Data
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.77%) DTS
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.77%) Power BI
2 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.88%) HBase
3 1 (0.88%) HDInsight
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) JIRA
2 6 (5.31%) gulp
2 6 (5.31%) SoapUI
3 5 (4.42%) webpack
4 4 (3.54%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (2.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.77%) CA Gen
6 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.77%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.77%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) Bower
7 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.88%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (40.71%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Retail
3 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.19%) Electronics
5 7 (6.19%) Marketing
6 4 (3.54%) Legal
7 3 (2.65%) Games
8 2 (1.77%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Back Office
9 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (16.81%) Scrum Master
2 16 (14.16%) Architect
3 15 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (12.39%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.73%) Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Digital Architect
6 9 (7.96%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Tester
8 7 (6.19%) Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.42%) Agile Scrum Master
9 5 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce Manager
10 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.54%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) HTML
1 8 (7.08%) RESTful
2 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.19%) J2EE
3 6 (5.31%) Web Services
4 5 (4.42%) CSS
4 5 (4.42%) React
4 5 (4.42%) Vue.js
5 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.65%) HTML5
5 3 (2.65%) SOAP
5 3 (2.65%) WCF
6 2 (1.77%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.77%) Velocity
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.88%) SAP Core Interface
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Optoelectronics
1 8 (7.08%) Virtual Team
2 7 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.65%) EPoS
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) CCTV
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Unix
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.55%) Coaching
3 28 (24.78%) Scrum
4 25 (22.12%) Kanban
5 20 (17.70%) Project Management
5 20 (17.70%) SOA
5 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
6 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
6 17 (15.04%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.16%) TDD
8 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (11.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (10.62%) Programme Management
10 11 (9.73%) DevOps
10 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.85%) Software Delivery
12 9 (7.96%) Decision-Making
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
12 9 (7.96%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.39%) SQL
2 11 (9.73%) Java
3 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.19%) C#
5 6 (5.31%) ES6
5 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.42%) Groovy
6 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) Perl
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.65%) MCSA
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.77%) MCP
4 2 (1.77%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) CISA
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) CRISC
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCP
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) ISO 9001
2 9 (7.96%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) COSO
3 3 (2.65%) PMO
3 3 (2.65%) SLA
4 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) SAP
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.42%) IBM
5 5 (4.42%) Informatica
6 3 (2.65%) Apple
7 2 (1.77%) BEA
7 2 (1.77%) Pega
7 2 (1.77%) Sage
7 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.77%) webMethods
8 1 (0.88%) Ariba
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) hybris
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) VMware