The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 7 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcester 2.70% - 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Worcester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 22 21 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 59.46% 80.77% 59.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 27
Median daily rate £350 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £39.50
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 Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Worcester

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Worcester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Genesys
1 1 (33.33%) Verint