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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 65 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.35% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £170 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £294 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.34% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.44 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +29.90%
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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
707 444 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.57% 70.59% 66.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 313 323
Average daily rate £400 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) MS Access
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) Remedy
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Local Government
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) GPRS
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
1 1 (6.25%) UMTS
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Access Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Excel Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Coach
5 1 (6.25%) Report Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) J2SE
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) Velocity
1 1 (6.25%) GWT
1 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.25%) CAD
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Remedy
1 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Casewise
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Sencha