Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 32 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.65% 3.29% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 3.99% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +8.11% -
10th Percentile £346 £283 £337
90th Percentile £470 £450 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £373
% change year-on-year - +14.09% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.00% +38.89% -20.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 209 351 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.01% 82.59% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 224 158
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £23.55 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.60 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 7 £406 +1.56%
Cannock - 2 £350 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) Tableau
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Power BI
5 3 (25.00%) Complex ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Siemens
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) PLM
6 2 (16.67%) Teamcenter

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Power BI
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Business Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics Manager
6 1 (8.33%) NHS BI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Process Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Senior ETL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Complex ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 2 (16.67%) PLM
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Statistics
6 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Tableau
3 2 (16.67%) Capita
3 2 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) JDA
4 1 (8.33%) SAP