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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 42 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.34% 1.96% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.59% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
South West

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
356 347 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.74% 75.60% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 220 148
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (72.00%) C
4 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 15 (60.00%) Finance
4 15 (60.00%) Document Management
4 15 (60.00%) Requirements Management
4 15 (60.00%) Information Assurance
4 15 (60.00%) Change Control
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) V-Model
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Selenium
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Integration 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Project Controller
2 5 (20.00%) Project Officer
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) FPGA Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Control Officer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Director
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Physics
2 2 (8.00%) VHDL
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Change Control
1 15 (60.00%) Document Management
1 15 (60.00%) Information Assurance
1 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 15 (60.00%) Requirements Management
1 15 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) System Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.00%) V-Model
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware