The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 17 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.05% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £354
% change year-on-year
- +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.73 £22.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +104.54%
Continuous Improvement
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 82 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 80.00% 55.78% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 49
Average daily rate £420 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £29.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% +118.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £29.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £29.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Gloucester region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SAS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HNC
5 3 (33.33%) HND
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (22.22%) Basel II
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) Teradata

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) FPGA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) HNC
1 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Basel II
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Teradata