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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 32 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.42% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.36%
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
221 267 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.47% 79.23% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 219 252
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.68% +12.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 June 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 (50.00%) User Experience
1 6 (50.00%) Service Design
2 5 (41.67%) People Management
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Economics
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Product Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Product Owner
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Product Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Product Owner
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Design
2 5 (41.67%) People Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle