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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.31% 1.06% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.39% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +93.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £369 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.88 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+72.18% -23.59%
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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
694 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.52% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Control
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
6 4 (14.81%) Retail
6 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
7 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) DMAIC
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) DSDM
7 3 (11.11%) VBA
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Military
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Coach
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Environment Manager
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
4 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Procurement
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Change Control
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
5 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) DSDM
6 3 (11.11%) DMAIC
6 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) APMP
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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