The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 33 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.38% 0.68% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 0.83% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £360 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +92.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.36%
Continuous Improvement
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 481 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.96% 81.53% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 380 346
Median daily rate £390 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Newport +26 7 £425 +32.81% 1
Cardiff +11 7 £400 -5.88% 2
Bridgend - 1 £375 -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Service Design
4 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 6 (24.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) People Management
5 5 (20.00%) Human Factors
5 5 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Governance
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.00%) OrCAD
7 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Product Manager
1 6 (24.00%) Product Owner
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Product Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Product Owner
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Planner
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) PCB Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) WinForms
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.00%) STL
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Economics
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
4 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Service Design
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) UML
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 5 (20.00%) People Management
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Governance
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CLAS
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle