Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 53 88
Rank change year-on-year +16 +35 -14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 78 62 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.34% 4.90% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 5.62% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 48 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £444 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +20.34% -26.25%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £339
90th Percentile £663 £523 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £399
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.57% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.34% +91.18% -8.72%

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 1020 1103 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.93% 87.12% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 784 778
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £229
90th Percentile £590 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 43
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.09 £12.64
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 +11 67 £400 -5.88% 17
Kidlington -5 4 £570 +26.67%
Thame - 3 £375 -
Abingdon 0 1 - - 6
Banbury - 1 £500 - 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Software Delivery
3 19 (24.36%) Scrum
4 18 (23.08%) Project Management
5 16 (20.51%) Kanban
6 13 (16.67%) JIRA
6 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.67%) Finance
7 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
7 11 (14.10%) Confluence
8 9 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 8 (10.26%) Windows
9 8 (10.26%) Linux
9 8 (10.26%) CRM
9 8 (10.26%) ERP
9 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (10.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 8 (10.26%) Marketing
9 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
10 7 (8.97%) FinancialForce
10 7 (8.97%) Web Development
10 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.97%) VMware
11 6 (7.69%) Python
11 6 (7.69%) Analytics
11 6 (7.69%) Velocity
11 6 (7.69%) Ruby
12 5 (6.41%) Computer Science

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 11 (14.10%) Confluence
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) FinancialForce
3 4 (5.13%) Office 365
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.28%) Route 53
6 1 (1.28%) Slack
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) BGP
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) OSPF
2 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.85%) MPLS
2 3 (3.85%) Network Security
2 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.85%) VLAN
3 2 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) Broadband
4 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Marketing
3 5 (6.41%) Publishing
4 3 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Administrator
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cloud Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) ERP Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) ERP Support
5 8 (10.26%) Salesforce Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) Salesforce Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Salesforce Support
5 8 (10.26%) Scrum Master
6 7 (8.97%) Agile Coach
6 7 (8.97%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Process Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Software Project Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Velocity
2 3 (3.85%) CSS
2 3 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.56%) Node.js
3 2 (2.56%) Symfony
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS3
4 1 (1.28%) HTML5
4 1 (1.28%) JSON
4 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.28%) POSIX
4 1 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.28%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
1 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.13%) CentOS
2 4 (5.13%) Debian
2 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Software Delivery
3 19 (24.36%) Scrum
4 18 (23.08%) Project Management
5 16 (20.51%) Kanban
6 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.26%) CRM
7 8 (10.26%) ERP
8 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.97%) Web Development
9 6 (7.69%) Analytics
10 5 (6.41%) Change Management
11 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.13%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.13%) TDD
11 4 (5.13%) Web Analytics
12 3 (3.85%) Coaching
12 3 (3.85%) DevOps
12 3 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) Python
1 6 (7.69%) Ruby
2 5 (6.41%) Java
2 5 (6.41%) PHP
3 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.13%) SQL
4 3 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.28%) AWK
6 1 (1.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.85%) CCNA
2 3 (3.85%) CCNP
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) CCIE
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) iptables
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HAProxy
1 4 (5.13%) SELinux
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (10.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 7 (8.97%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
7 1 (1.28%) Assembla
7 1 (1.28%) Avaya
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) Meraki
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.28%) Talend