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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 42 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.93% 0.93% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.15% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+38.12% -11.08%
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
262 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.11% 80.89% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 291 200
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design
2 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (20.00%) ISMS
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) People Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Grails
3 1 (10.00%) Spring

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Product Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Grails
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) ISMS
2 2 (20.00%) People Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree