The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 23 April 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 / Norfolk
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 6.29% 8.65% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 11.32% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.58 £29.00
% change year-on-year +3.48% -8.36%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 137 159 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 86.16% 76.44% 64.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 112 70
Median daily rate £450 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £529 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 17
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Norfolk

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Norfolk over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Norfolk

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Norwich +1 7 £463 +2.77% 2
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Puppet
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) C#

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) Route 53
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Designer
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Coaching
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya
2 1 (7.14%) VMware