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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 1.41% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£433 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £218 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £345 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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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
636 593 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.21% 76.03% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 406 263
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 12
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Sencha
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Velocity
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) Unica Affinium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) GPRS
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) UMTS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) J2SE
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Velocity
1 1 (7.14%) GWT
1 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Sencha