The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 44 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £12.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -39.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 182 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.95% 71.94% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 121 88
Average daily rate £375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
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Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cardiff region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft