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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 94 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 46 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 0.74% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.97% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 11
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£450 £225 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -39.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £211 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £278 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -9.05%
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
2402 2487 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.45% 77.07% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1539 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bristol +7 15 £463 +117.64% 25
Wiltshire +23 12 £439 - 16
Gloucestershire -8 8 £389 - 3
Dorset +2 5 £369 - 8
Devon -1 2 - - 4
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.11%) Scrum
5 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (15.79%) ITIL
7 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
8 10 (13.16%) Change Control
9 9 (11.84%) Business Transformation
9 9 (11.84%) Coaching
9 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.84%) Banking
9 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
9 9 (11.84%) Project Management
10 8 (10.53%) C
10 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
10 8 (10.53%) Document Management
10 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 8 (10.53%) Information Assurance
11 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.21%) Retail
11 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (7.89%) SLA
12 6 (7.89%) Internet
12 6 (7.89%) Service Management
12 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Unica Affinium
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
1 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.84%) Banking
4 7 (9.21%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Project Officer
3 8 (10.53%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (7.89%) Agile Coach
4 6 (7.89%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Junior
8 2 (2.63%) Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Quality Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Velocity
1 3 (3.95%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (1.32%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.32%) GWT
3 1 (1.32%) Leaflet
3 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.32%) REST
3 1 (1.32%) Flask
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.32%) Spring
3 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.32%) J2EE
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
3 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.11%) Scrum
4 12 (15.79%) ITIL
5 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.16%) Change Control
7 9 (11.84%) Business Transformation
7 9 (11.84%) Coaching
7 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
7 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.84%) Project Management
8 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
8 8 (10.53%) Document Management
8 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 8 (10.53%) Information Assurance
9 6 (7.89%) Service Management
9 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.89%) Web Development
10 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) VBA
3 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) ISEB
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.63%) APMP
8 1 (1.32%) Degree
8 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.32%) PMP
8 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) COREP
4 1 (1.32%) FINREP
4 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.32%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
2 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (1.32%) Sencha
3 1 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) Huawei
3 1 (1.32%) IBM
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.32%) Nokia
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