The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 27 June 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.97% 2.25% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.53% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £413 £393 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.09% +42.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year - +8.91%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77 79 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 76.24% 88.76% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 72
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £15.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +46.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Guildford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (16.67%) CRISC
4 2 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) CGEIT
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PLM
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DOCSIS
1 1 (8.33%) GPON
1 1 (8.33%) RIP
1 1 (8.33%) VDSL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Coach
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Risk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PLM
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CGEIT
1 2 (16.67%) CRISC
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow