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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.60% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £21.63 £30.13
% change year-on-year
+34.10% -28.21%
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 255 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.40% 77.74% 67.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 181 70
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.02% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £52.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Alterian
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Intranet
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) iPad
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) AS400
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) SLA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Alterian
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP