The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 63 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.34% 0.80% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.93% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £430 £423 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +181.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 633 643 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.08% 85.28% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 367 342
Median daily rate £415 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Avaya
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
4 4 (26.67%) Automotive
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (20.00%) CMS
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Business Development
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Degree

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) MS Project
4 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Automotive
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Office Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Django Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Django
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Development
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
4 1 (6.67%) OSCP
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Avaya
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle