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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 43 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.61% 2.21% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.84% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 388 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.06% 78.07% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 305 371
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Oxford -7 10 £435 -3.33% 17
Abingdon - 5 £413 - 6
Witney - 1 £263 - 2
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (26.00%) Project Management
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.00%) QA
7 6 (12.00%) JIRA
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (12.00%) C#
7 6 (12.00%) .NET
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.00%) Python
8 5 (10.00%) LDAP
8 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) Debian
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) Confluence
8 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Optimisation
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.00%) Amazon RDS

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) Route 53
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) LDAP
2 4 (8.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) Skype
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) BGP
5 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) Selenium
3 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.00%) JBehave
4 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Administrator
1 12 (24.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) OBIEE Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) POSIX
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) Sass
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) BYOD
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Debian
3 4 (8.00%) CentOS
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (26.00%) Project Management
2 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.00%) Scrum
3 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (8.00%) BDD
4 4 (8.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (8.00%) Resource Allocation
4 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
4 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) AWK
8 1 (2.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CCNA
1 1 (2.00%) CCNP
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.00%) XenApp
2 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) AppDNA
1 3 (6.00%) EdgeSight
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
1 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) SELinux
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.00%) Isilon
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) Telerik
Abingdon
Sophos
Rate: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago