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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 42 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.07% 1.79% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.35% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £376 £640
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.89% -41.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
363 340 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.00% 76.06% 62.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 228 147
Median daily rate £420 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £507 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 37
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 17 (68.00%) 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%) Information Assurance
4 15 (60.00%) Requirements Management
4 15 (60.00%) Change Control
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) System Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation

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%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Project Officer
2 5 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Project Control Officer
2 5 (20.00%) Project Controller
2 5 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) FPGA Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Officer
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Director
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) REST
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
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
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 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) System Testing
4 4 (16.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
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