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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 41 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.60% 0.77% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.32% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£376 £640 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% +72.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
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
318 228 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.60% 58.61% 64.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 128 95
Average daily rate £408 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 3 £385 - 2
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Information Assurance
4 8 (53.33%) Change Control
4 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Requirements Management
4 8 (53.33%) Document Management
4 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (53.33%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) HNC
6 3 (20.00%) HND
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) SAS
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Officer
2 6 (40.00%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) Document Management
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) Requirements Management
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
2 8 (53.33%) Information Assurance
2 8 (53.33%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) HNC
4 3 (20.00%) HND
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (20.00%) Basel II
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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