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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 7 August 2022 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
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1 -13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 97 60 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.81% 2.67% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 3.13% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 13
10th Percentile £274 £269 £233
25th Percentile £345 £350 £268
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £488
Median % change year-on-year - -7.69% -2.50%
75th Percentile £538 £515 £500
90th Percentile £655 £715 £534
England median daily rate £550 £520 £488
% change year-on-year +5.77% +6.67% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
10th Percentile £48.50 £14.33 -
25th Percentile £59.25 £14.44 £20.90
Median hourly rate £70.50 £15.00 £23.08
Median % change year-on-year +370.00% -34.99% -23.08%
75th Percentile £70.75 £15.50 £25.25
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +78.18% +3.77% +1.63%

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 2,154 1,918 1,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.67% 85.47% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,349 1,138 837
10th Percentile £230 £158 £250
25th Percentile £375 £305 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 225 74
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.50 £14.81
Median hourly rate £26.99 £16.00 £24.35
Median % change year-on-year +68.69% -34.29% +39.14%
75th Percentile £55.75 £33.75 £48.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £51.79 £59.08
England median hourly rate £29.38 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.74% -8.00% +9.03%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +1 29 £450 - 20
Cambridgeshire -7 23 £444 +39.22% 26
Essex +18 20 £450 -30.77% 6
Bedfordshire -6 16 £423 -17.16% 9
Suffolk - 9 £534 - 5
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, 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 47 (48.45%) Agile
2 36 (37.11%) Social Skills
3 23 (23.71%) Degree
4 21 (21.65%) Software Engineering
4 21 (21.65%) Scrum
5 19 (19.59%) Finance
6 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.53%) Project Management
7 15 (15.46%) JIRA
8 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (13.40%) SQL
9 13 (13.40%) Business Analysis
9 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (12.37%) Decision-Making
10 12 (12.37%) .NET
11 11 (11.34%) C#
11 11 (11.34%) Software Testing
11 11 (11.34%) DevOps
12 10 (10.31%) User Stories
12 10 (10.31%) Business Case
12 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
12 10 (10.31%) ITIL
12 10 (10.31%) Change Management
13 9 (9.28%) ITSM
13 9 (9.28%) Service Management
13 9 (9.28%) Information Security
13 9 (9.28%) Oracle
13 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Azure
1 7 (7.22%) Power Platform
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (4.12%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (2.06%) AWS
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
4 2 (2.06%) Trello
5 1 (1.03%) GCP
5 1 (1.03%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) Modbus
2 5 (5.15%) RS-422
2 5 (5.15%) RS-485
3 4 (4.12%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) BGP
4 3 (3.09%) OSPF
4 3 (3.09%) VPN
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
5 2 (2.06%) MVNO
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) VoIP
5 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.03%) 4G
6 1 (1.03%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.03%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.03%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Power BI
2 4 (4.12%) QlikView
2 4 (4.12%) Tableau
3 2 (2.06%) Data Hub
3 2 (2.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.03%) Mocha
5 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (37.11%) Social Skills
2 19 (19.59%) Finance
3 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.22%) Legal
4 7 (7.22%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.19%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (6.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (5.15%) Electronics
7 4 (4.12%) Law
8 3 (3.09%) Marketing
8 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.06%) Retail
10 1 (1.03%) Automotive
10 1 (1.03%) Back Office
10 1 (1.03%) Banking
10 1 (1.03%) Front Office
10 1 (1.03%) Games
10 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Analyst
2 16 (16.49%) Software Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Service Manager
6 8 (8.25%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Project Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Business Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (5.15%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Scrum Master
10 4 (4.12%) Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) RESTful
2 7 (7.22%) Web Services
3 6 (6.19%) .NET Core
3 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Core
3 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
3 6 (6.19%) WPF
4 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.12%) React
5 2 (2.06%) Spring
6 1 (1.03%) HTML5
6 1 (1.03%) JSON
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.03%) Velocity
6 1 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (3.09%) Biotechnology
4 3 (3.09%) IoT
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.03%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Tizen
3 1 (1.03%) webOS
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Agile
2 21 (21.65%) Scrum
2 21 (21.65%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.53%) Project Management
4 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (13.40%) Business Analysis
5 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (12.37%) Decision-Making
7 11 (11.34%) DevOps
7 11 (11.34%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Business Case
8 10 (10.31%) Change Management
8 10 (10.31%) ITIL
8 10 (10.31%) User Stories
9 9 (9.28%) Coaching
9 9 (9.28%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (9.28%) Information Security
9 9 (9.28%) ITSM
9 9 (9.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) C#
3 8 (8.25%) C
4 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.19%) Python
5 5 (5.15%) C++
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.09%) R
8 1 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.03%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.09%) CCNP
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.06%) CISM
7 2 (2.06%) CISSP
7 2 (2.06%) CRISC
7 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.03%) MOS
8 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) PMO
3 2 (2.06%) GRC
3 2 (2.06%) NCSC
3 2 (2.06%) NIST
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) GMP
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.03%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Ansible
1 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
1 4 (4.12%) Terraform
2 2 (2.06%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) Remedy
4 6 (6.19%) Avaya
4 6 (6.19%) Peregrine
4 6 (6.19%) Siemens
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco
5 5 (5.15%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) Liquidlogic
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.03%) Apple
8 1 (1.03%) BT
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) Snow
8 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds