Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 12 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 40 58
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 +30
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 31 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.61% 6.14% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 7.27% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 77 40
Oxfordshire median daily rate £538 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% +4.92%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £700 £655 £489
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
South East median hourly rate £62.50 £26.87 £32.50
% change year-on-year +132.64% -17.34% +91.18%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,028 1,045 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.60% 84.48% 88.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 839 799
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 36
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +17.95% -13.33%
10th Percentile £15.30 £13.67 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £77.50 £45.88
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year +25.56% -5.76% +0.53%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Oxford -24 16 £500 +25.00% 12
Kidlington 0 2 £525 -7.89%
Abingdon -11 1 - - 3
Witney - 1 £625 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) PHP
3 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (22.58%) Marketing
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (19.35%) Kanban
6 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Symfony
6 5 (16.13%) QA
6 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (16.13%) Laravel
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 5 (16.13%) Internet
6 5 (16.13%) Workflow
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (12.90%) Terraform
7 4 (12.90%) Workshop Facilitation

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (9.68%) CMS
1 3 (9.68%) Drupal
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (12.90%) Office 365
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (9.68%) Datadog
3 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Slack
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) IPv4
3 1 (3.23%) IPv6
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Babel
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Scrum Master
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Digital Architect
2 5 (16.13%) PHP Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Laravel
1 5 (16.13%) Symfony
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) SAML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Ajax
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) LESS
4 1 (3.23%) Redux
4 1 (3.23%) Sass
4 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Kanban
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Workflow
7 4 (12.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 4 (12.90%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
1 8 (25.81%) PHP
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) ES6
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) Terraform
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Ivanti
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) New Relic
1 3 (9.68%) PagerDuty
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Volusion
3 1 (3.23%) WooCommerce