The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
London / Uxbridge
Rank 6 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 9.80% 2.63% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.16% 3.33% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.19 £30.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.70%  

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38 60 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 74.51% 78.95% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 22
Median daily rate £475 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +20.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £310 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £18.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Uxbridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Uxbridge

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) EDI
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) B2B
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 4 (40.00%) DataStage
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) AOP
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Sterling
2 4 (40.00%) jBPM
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 (40.00%) Confluence
1 4 (40.00%) Gentran
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
1 4 (40.00%) Mule ESB
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DataStage
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (40.00%) EDI
1 4 (40.00%) jBPM
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Spring Security
1 4 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) AOP
1 4 (40.00%) B2B
1 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Multichannel Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Apigee
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware