The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 40 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% - 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
Continuous Improvement
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 167 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.79% 71.06% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 124 106
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £97.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +946.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Project
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago