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 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 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.43% 2.76% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 3.49% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+38.12% -11.08%
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
339 401 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.57% 79.09% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 228 201
Median daily rate £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (96.88%) DV Cleared
3 25 (78.13%) C
4 20 (62.50%) Finance
4 20 (62.50%) Requirements Management
5 19 (59.38%) Change Control
6 18 (56.25%) Information Assurance
6 18 (56.25%) Document Management
6 18 (56.25%) Project Management
6 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
6 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
7 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (31.25%) Oracle
8 10 (31.25%) Linux
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 10 (31.25%) Selenium
9 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
11 6 (18.75%) DevOps
11 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (18.75%) SDLC
11 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) Perl
11 6 (18.75%) Python
11 6 (18.75%) Validation

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 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) Ant
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) JMeter
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Project Officer
2 11 (34.38%) Project Support Officer
2 11 (34.38%) Support Officer
3 10 (31.25%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Project Control Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) MIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) JSON
1 4 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Requirements Management
2 19 (59.38%) Change Control
3 18 (56.25%) Document Management
3 18 (56.25%) Information Assurance
3 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 18 (56.25%) Project Management
3 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (18.75%) DevOps
6 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) V-Model
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (96.88%) DV Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft