Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 20 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +50
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.56% 3.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Luton median daily rate £475 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £500 £245
% change year-on-year -5.00% +104.08% -55.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Luton median hourly rate - £14.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.00 -

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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 293 247 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.28% 86.06% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 157 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Luton

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Luton

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Luton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Luton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Taleo
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (20.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CRISC
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Workday