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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 56 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.13% 1.43% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.80% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +35.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £150.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +971.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
- +45.69%
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
776 724 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.55% 79.82% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 570 469
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 24
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +131.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.68 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £100.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.78%) TDD
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 7 (19.44%) QA
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) WAN
6 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 5 (13.89%) Middleware
6 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) C#
6 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (13.89%) Firewall
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) NEC
6 5 (13.89%) NoSQL

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 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.11%) Mule
2 4 (11.11%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon S3
1 5 (13.89%) GitHub
1 5 (13.89%) IaaS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Skype
2 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (13.89%) Ember.js
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
1 5 (13.89%) Node.js
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (13.89%) WebCenter
2 4 (11.11%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Blog
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.89%) Public Cloud
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.78%) TDD
2 8 (22.22%) Project Management
2 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 7 (19.44%) SDLC
4 6 (16.67%) BDD
4 6 (16.67%) DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) CQRS
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) High Availability
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Kanban
5 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
6 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
1 5 (13.89%) Ruby
1 5 (13.89%) Scala
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco
1 5 (13.89%) NEC
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Teradata
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Rally