The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 55 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.55% 1.40% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.72% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £150.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +971.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.36%
Continuous Improvement
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
678 754 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.71% 80.99% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 586 484
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 35
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.09 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
3 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) Middleware
5 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
5 5 (15.15%) LAN
5 5 (15.15%) WAN
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) Billing
5 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) NEC
5 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
5 5 (15.15%) Skype
5 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (15.15%) WebCenter

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (9.09%) Mule
1 3 (9.09%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) Skype
1 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Billing
4 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (15.15%) WebCenter
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Velocity
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) SDLC
2 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) NEC
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Teradata
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Rally