The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 75 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 1.50% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.80% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Median daily rate £340 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £328 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £710 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.19 £29.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.68%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1500 1265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.51% 83.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 906 675
Median daily rate £381 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 2 £375 - 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 13 (31.71%) Scrum
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) ServiceNow
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
8 6 (14.63%) Velocity
8 6 (14.63%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.20%) BDD
9 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) .NET
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) Java
10 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
10 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
11 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
11 3 (7.32%) HDInsight
11 3 (7.32%) Spark SQL
11 3 (7.32%) Spark Streaming

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (7.32%) Apache Spark
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
1 3 (7.32%) NFC
1 3 (7.32%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.32%) HDInsight
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
1 3 (7.32%) Spark SQL
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Scrum Master
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Coach
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Process Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Velocity
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) React
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
5 6 (14.63%) User Stories
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) Case Management
8 3 (7.32%) ETL
8 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PMO
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) ServiceNow
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Snow
4 2 (4.88%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.44%) Wyse
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