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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 68 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.17% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £218 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £295 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.09%
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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
691 515 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 73.68% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 362 289
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 25
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Local Government
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (7.14%) Sencha
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) GPRS
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) UMTS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Coach
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
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%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
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%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) J2SE
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
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 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
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%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Sencha
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
1 1 (7.14%) Google