Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 73 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 +45
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 154 157 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 3.10% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 3.66% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 95 49
East of England median daily rate £514 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.08% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £347 £318 £308
90th Percentile £605 £550 £578
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.99 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.61% -52.69%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 4,249 4,290 3,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.34% 84.77% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,514 2,480 2,287
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 257 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £33.33 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.47% +5.81% +30.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.94 £12.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.04 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 10 December 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
Essex -7 41 £518 +8.95% 16
Cambridgeshire +26 31 £438 +25.00% 23
Norfolk -6 26 £523 +12.97% 4
Hertfordshire -11 20 £475 +5.56% 20
Bedfordshire +22 18 £500 +8.11% 8
Suffolk -10 14 £325 -31.58% 4
East Anglia - 2 £525 - 5
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 76 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.82%) Finance
3 41 (26.62%) Coaching
4 33 (21.43%) SOA
5 32 (20.78%) JIRA
6 29 (18.83%) Mentoring
7 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
8 24 (15.58%) Scrum
8 24 (15.58%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.99%) SQL
10 19 (12.34%) Unix
10 19 (12.34%) Software Engineering
10 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
10 19 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (11.04%) Windows
11 17 (11.04%) Java
11 17 (11.04%) Confluence
11 17 (11.04%) User Stories
12 16 (10.39%) Kanban
12 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
13 15 (9.74%) Management Information System
13 15 (9.74%) TDD
13 15 (9.74%) DevOps
13 15 (9.74%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (9.09%) ETL
14 14 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 13 (8.44%) Oracle
15 13 (8.44%) QA

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 17 (11.04%) Confluence
2 8 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.60%) JBoss
5 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (1.30%) nginx
6 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.30%) WildFly
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.30%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.79%) Office 365
3 8 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.90%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.25%) IaaS
5 5 (3.25%) PaaS
5 5 (3.25%) SaaS
6 3 (1.95%) GitHub
6 3 (1.95%) npm
7 2 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.30%) G Suite
7 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) DHCP
1 2 (1.30%) HTTP
1 2 (1.30%) Internet
1 2 (1.30%) Skype
1 2 (1.30%) SSL
1 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
2 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.19%) Apache Hive
3 8 (5.19%) HBase
3 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.55%) MySQL
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.60%) DTS
6 3 (1.95%) BODI
6 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.95%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.95%) Power BI
7 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.30%) Big Data
7 2 (1.30%) GIS
7 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (20.78%) JIRA
2 13 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.44%) SoapUI
3 12 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.84%) Selenium
5 8 (5.19%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (3.90%) JUnit
8 5 (3.25%) gulp
8 5 (3.25%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.95%) Bower
9 3 (1.95%) Hudson
9 3 (1.95%) Maven
9 3 (1.95%) PhantomJS
9 3 (1.95%) Protractor
10 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.30%) Grunt
10 2 (1.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 49 (31.82%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Marketing
3 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Electronics
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 29 (18.83%) Developer
2 24 (15.58%) Architect
2 24 (15.58%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (11.69%) Analyst
4 15 (9.74%) Scrum Master
5 13 (8.44%) ETL Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 6 (3.90%) Lead Architect
8 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.25%) Designer
9 5 (3.25%) Digital Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Digital Designer
9 5 (3.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.25%) IT Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) AngularJS
1 10 (6.49%) RESTful
1 10 (6.49%) SOAP
2 7 (4.55%) CSS
2 7 (4.55%) HTML
2 7 (4.55%) Web Services
3 6 (3.90%) .NET
3 6 (3.90%) Sass
3 6 (3.90%) Spring
4 5 (3.25%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.25%) HTML5
4 5 (3.25%) Node.js
5 4 (2.60%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.60%) jQuery
5 4 (2.60%) REST
5 4 (2.60%) Spring Boot
6 3 (1.95%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.95%) LESS
6 3 (1.95%) React
7 2 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.49%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.55%) Optoelectronics
5 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.30%) iPad
7 2 (1.30%) iPhone
7 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Unix
2 17 (11.04%) Windows
3 10 (6.49%) Linux
4 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.19%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.95%) CentOS
6 3 (1.95%) Solaris
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.65%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.62%) Coaching
3 33 (21.43%) SOA
4 29 (18.83%) Mentoring
5 24 (15.58%) Scrum
5 24 (15.58%) Test Automation
6 19 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (12.34%) Software Engineering
6 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
7 17 (11.04%) User Stories
8 16 (10.39%) Kanban
9 15 (9.74%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (9.74%) DevOps
9 15 (9.74%) TDD
10 14 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.09%) ETL
10 14 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 12 (7.79%) ITIL
11 12 (7.79%) Project Management
12 11 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.99%) SQL
2 17 (11.04%) Java
3 10 (6.49%) Groovy
4 9 (5.84%) C#
4 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.90%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.25%) Scala
7 4 (2.60%) Ruby
8 3 (1.95%) ES6
8 3 (1.95%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) C++
9 2 (1.30%) Haskell
9 2 (1.30%) Perl
9 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.90%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.30%) ACSP
6 2 (1.30%) CCA
6 2 (1.30%) MCSA
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.30%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.30%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) MOS
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) QA
2 11 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.95%) PMO
4 2 (1.30%) COBIT
4 2 (1.30%) COSO
4 2 (1.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) SCCM
2 5 (3.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.30%) Ansible
4 2 (1.30%) Grafana
4 2 (1.30%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.30%) Kibana
4 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.65%) Terraform
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle
3 10 (6.49%) Apple
3 10 (6.49%) Informatica
4 8 (5.19%) SAP
5 7 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.25%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.60%) Google
8 3 (1.95%) hybris
8 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.30%) Adobe
9 2 (1.30%) Sage
9 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.30%) Sun
9 2 (1.30%) webMethods
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix
10 1 (0.65%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) VMware