Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 January 2018 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 65 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.45% 0.74% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.86% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -10.94% -25.58%
10th Percentile £281 £276 £315
90th Percentile £513 £432 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.34 - £15.78

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 512 810 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.45% 85.81% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 561 408
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £580 £558
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £13.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.24% -17.91% +4.36%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £17.98 £32.95 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +8.62% -9.69% -2.70%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +7 5 £325 -8.77% 4
Continuous Improvement
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Route 53
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) Route 53
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BigQuery
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) TestRail
2 1 (11.11%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Payroll Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) SDET
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle