Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 44 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 71 56 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.77% 4.51% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 5.28% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -13.51%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £339
90th Percentile £661 £535 £479
South East median daily rate £431 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.41% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +54.41% -15.00%

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 1,038 1,060 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.32% 85.28% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 764 696
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +8.19% -
10th Percentile £300 £188 £213
90th Percentile £613 £575 £533
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 34
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.95% -50.33% +118.57%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.10 £14.15
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.75 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +7 65 £450 +7.14% 27
Kidlington -8 2 £570 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Scrum
3 11 (15.49%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) Kanban
4 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) Finance
5 9 (12.68%) DevOps
5 9 (12.68%) Software Delivery
5 9 (12.68%) Kaizen
6 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.86%) SQL
7 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
7 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (9.86%) Open Source
7 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.45%) .NET
8 6 (8.45%) Windows
8 6 (8.45%) Linux
8 6 (8.45%) JIRA
8 6 (8.45%) Django
9 5 (7.04%) Marketing
9 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL

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 4 (5.63%) Confluence
1 4 (5.63%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) Jetty
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) FinancialForce
3 4 (5.63%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.82%) Slack
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) BGP
3 1 (1.41%) OSPF
3 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.23%) Looker
3 3 (4.23%) Power BI
3 3 (4.23%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (4.23%) Sisense
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) git-flow
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) PyCharm
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Scrum Master
3 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Coach
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Django Developer
5 5 (7.04%) ERP Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) ERP Support
5 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Release Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Salesforce Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Salesforce Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
1 6 (8.45%) Django
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (7.04%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (7.04%) React
3 4 (5.63%) .NET Core
4 3 (4.23%) Velocity
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) CSS3
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) HTML5
5 2 (2.82%) JSON
5 2 (2.82%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) CentOS
3 3 (4.23%) Debian
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Scrum
3 11 (15.49%) Kanban
4 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.68%) DevOps
5 9 (12.68%) Kaizen
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) Software Delivery
6 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.86%) Open Source
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Analytics
9 5 (7.04%) Coaching
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) ERP
9 5 (7.04%) MVC
9 5 (7.04%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) Python
2 9 (12.68%) C#
3 7 (9.86%) SQL
4 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) R
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) CCIE
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) Docker
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HAProxy
1 2 (2.82%) SELinux
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Kibana
2 1 (1.41%) logstash
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Packer
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Cadence
3 5 (7.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Assembla
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) JDA
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Tableau