The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.64% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.42% -19.77%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 267 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.28% 82.66% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 168 145
Median daily rate £355 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Taunton - 2 £433 -
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) HDFS
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) XML Parsing
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Buildr
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) jMock
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) WATIR
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Velocity
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (14.29%) BEA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle