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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 74 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.09% 1.47% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.79% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 15
Median daily rate £383 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.14% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £258 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £711 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.56%  

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 1104 1507 1143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.17% 82.21% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 912 655
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
5 4 (16.00%) Internet of Things
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (12.00%) NFC
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Case Management
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (12.00%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (12.00%) PMO
6 3 (12.00%) RFID
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Windows
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) NFC
2 3 (12.00%) RFID
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Governance Manager
6 1 (4.00%) HR Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Lean Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SIEM Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) Material Design
1 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.00%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (12.00%) Case Management
5 3 (12.00%) Coaching
5 3 (12.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PMO
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) WorldPay
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