The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 36 39 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.55% 3.25% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 4.12% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 364 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.23% 78.96% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 197 226
Median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.25 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £46.20 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 31 (93.94%) C
1 31 (93.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) DV Cleared
3 21 (63.64%) Requirements Management
3 21 (63.64%) Finance
4 19 (57.58%) Document Management
4 19 (57.58%) PRINCE2
4 19 (57.58%) Project Management
4 19 (57.58%) Risk Management
4 19 (57.58%) Information Assurance
4 19 (57.58%) Change Control
5 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 12 (36.36%) SDLC
7 10 (30.30%) Defect Tracking
7 10 (30.30%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
7 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
7 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
7 10 (30.30%) V-Model
7 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Selenium
7 10 (30.30%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Project Officer
2 13 (39.39%) Project Support Officer
2 13 (39.39%) Support Officer
3 10 (30.30%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Control Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Requirements Management
2 19 (57.58%) Change Control
2 19 (57.58%) Document Management
2 19 (57.58%) Information Assurance
2 19 (57.58%) PRINCE2
2 19 (57.58%) Project Management
2 19 (57.58%) Risk Management
3 12 (36.36%) SDLC
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (30.30%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) System Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C
2 10 (30.30%) Perl
2 10 (30.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) DV Cleared
3 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Basel II
1 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Unisys