Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 76 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 29 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.82% 1.72% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.24% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% -10.53%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £226
90th Percentile £850 £638 £650
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.99 £16.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.61% -52.69% +9.38%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1278 1070 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.18% 76.81% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 623 615
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 56 97
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.25 £9.60
90th Percentile £46.80 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Welwyn Garden City +5 5 - - 2
Watford -10 5 £375 +10.29% 1
Rickmansworth -3 3 £685 +52.22%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hertford - 1 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 £600 - 9
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) SAP
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Data Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
6 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
6 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) GCP
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) HipChat
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Veeva
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Release Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Training Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) boto
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) EPoS
3 2 (6.90%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Photography
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Solaris
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Validation
6 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
6 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ACCA
2 2 (6.90%) CIMA
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GCP
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
3 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.34%) Mesos
1 3 (10.34%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
1 7 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Ariba
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) Planview
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow