The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 94 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 46 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 1.53% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.97% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 22
Median daily rate £475 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.80 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £52.00 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
Continuous Improvement
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2335 2388 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.94% 77.58% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1624 1582
Median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 105 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £55.00 £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 the South West

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

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +3 14 £400 +14.28% 8
Gloucestershire -2 10 £500 +32.89% 3
Wiltshire -8 9 £523 +34.83% 4
Somerset - 5 £475 - 2
Devon +6 4 £525 - 3
Dorset -10 4 £360 +6.66% 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 50 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.56%) Finance
3 27 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 23 (21.30%) SC Cleared
5 22 (20.37%) DV Cleared
5 22 (20.37%) Oracle
6 20 (18.52%) Project Management
7 19 (17.59%) C
8 18 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 17 (15.74%) Validation
9 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (15.74%) Windows
9 17 (15.74%) Information Assurance
9 17 (15.74%) Change Control
9 17 (15.74%) Document Management
9 17 (15.74%) Requirements Management
10 15 (13.89%) Banking
11 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (12.04%) Waterfall
12 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.11%) SDLC
13 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.19%) Degree
13 11 (10.19%) Scrum
13 11 (10.19%) Linux
13 11 (10.19%) ITIL
13 11 (10.19%) Java
13 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
14 10 (9.26%) Unix

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (6.48%) IIS
1 7 (6.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.78%) Mule
2 3 (2.78%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) LAN
2 5 (4.63%) Skype
2 5 (4.63%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.85%) Network Security
3 2 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.63%) Selenium
3 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) JUnit
3 4 (3.70%) Maven
4 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) Ant
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.93%) JMeter
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Billing
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.19%) Analyst
3 10 (9.26%) Architect
4 8 (7.41%) Project Officer
5 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.56%) Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) Project Controller
5 6 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 5 (4.63%) Project Control Officer
6 5 (4.63%) Senior Manager
6 5 (4.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Test Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Test Automation Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) Middleware
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (5.56%) WebCenter
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (3.70%) REST
2 4 (3.70%) SOAP
3 3 (2.78%) Velocity
3 3 (2.78%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.93%) EDI
5 1 (0.93%) Java EE
5 1 (0.93%) JFC
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.85%) Physics
4 2 (1.85%) Replication
4 2 (1.85%) VHDL
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 10 (9.26%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 20 (18.52%) Project Management
3 18 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.74%) Change Control
4 17 (15.74%) Document Management
4 17 (15.74%) Information Assurance
4 17 (15.74%) Requirements Management
4 17 (15.74%) Validation
5 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.04%) Waterfall
6 12 (11.11%) SDLC
6 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.19%) ITIL
7 11 (10.19%) Scrum
8 10 (9.26%) Service Management
9 9 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.48%) Change Management
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) C
2 11 (10.19%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) SQL
4 5 (4.63%) Python
5 4 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.30%) SC Cleared
3 22 (20.37%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.19%) Degree
5 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.78%) CISSP
8 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.93%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.93%) ISEB
9 1 (0.93%) OSCE
9 1 (0.93%) OSCP
9 1 (0.93%) PMP
9 1 (0.93%) SANS
9 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) ISO22301
2 2 (1.85%) ISO27002
2 2 (1.85%) ISO27005
2 2 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.85%) Firmware
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Oracle
2 6 (5.56%) Cisco
3 5 (4.63%) NEC
4 3 (2.78%) Teradata
5 2 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.93%) Rally
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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