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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 26 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.87% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +44.73%
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
228 311 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.28% 80.36% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 253 238
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
1 6 (46.15%) Service Design
2 5 (38.46%) People Management
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Economics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Product Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Product Owner
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Product Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Product Owner
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Economics
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Design
2 5 (38.46%) People Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) ISMS
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle