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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 70 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% 0.82% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.18% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£700 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.47% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
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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
751 423 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.77% 69.57% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 307 365
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 38
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) MS Project
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Casewise
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) SAS
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) MS Access
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (23.53%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Project
3 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) GPRS
1 1 (5.88%) GSM
1 1 (5.88%) UMTS
1 1 (5.88%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MS Access
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Access Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Excel Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.88%) Report Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Basel II
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Casewise
2 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy