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 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 94 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 45 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 1.12% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.46% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 12
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £529 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
2199 2537 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.51% 76.48% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1679 1714
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Gloucestershire +8 18 £400 -20.00% 2
Bristol -3 15 £450 - 3
Wiltshire +5 4 £488 -16.97% 4
Dorset +4 2 £488 +9.55% 6
Devon +3 2 £450 +38.46%
Somerset - 2 £370 - 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 35 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.03%) Finance
3 27 (29.03%) Project Management
4 26 (27.96%) DV Cleared
5 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
6 22 (23.66%) PRINCE2
6 22 (23.66%) Scrum
7 19 (20.43%) C
8 18 (19.35%) Oracle
8 18 (19.35%) DevOps
9 17 (18.28%) Change Control
9 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
10 16 (17.20%) Requirements Management
11 15 (16.13%) Information Assurance
11 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
11 15 (16.13%) Document Management
11 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
11 15 (16.13%) .NET
12 14 (15.05%) Windows
12 14 (15.05%) TDD
12 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (15.05%) SDLC
13 13 (13.98%) QA
13 13 (13.98%) BDD
13 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (13.98%) Linux
14 12 (12.90%) C#
15 11 (11.83%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (11.83%) RabbitMQ

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 11 (11.83%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.23%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) Mule
3 3 (3.23%) Mule ESB
3 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Maximo
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon S3
1 10 (10.75%) GitHub
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) LAN
1 4 (4.30%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) Skype
2 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (10.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.38%) OrientDB
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (10.75%) TeamCity
2 9 (9.68%) Selenium
3 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.60%) JUnit
3 8 (8.60%) Maven
4 7 (7.53%) JIRA
4 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.38%) Ant
5 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.38%) ClearCase
5 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.38%) JMeter
6 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Billing
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Project Officer
2 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.75%) Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Project Support Officer
5 8 (8.60%) Support Officer
6 7 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Scrum Master
7 6 (6.45%) Project Control Officer
7 6 (6.45%) Software Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Development Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (10.75%) Ember.js
3 10 (10.75%) Node.js
4 8 (8.60%) REST
5 5 (5.38%) JSON
5 5 (5.38%) Velocity
6 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (2.15%) Middleware
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.15%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.08%) EDI
8 1 (1.08%) Grails
8 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Blog
1 10 (10.75%) Public Cloud
1 10 (10.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) Project Management
3 22 (23.66%) PRINCE2
3 22 (23.66%) Scrum
4 18 (19.35%) DevOps
5 17 (18.28%) Change Control
5 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.20%) Requirements Management
7 15 (16.13%) Document Management
7 15 (16.13%) Information Assurance
7 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.05%) SDLC
8 14 (15.05%) TDD
9 13 (13.98%) BDD
10 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.75%) CQRS
11 10 (10.75%) High Availability
11 10 (10.75%) Kanban
11 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) C
2 12 (12.90%) C#
3 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.75%) Ruby
3 10 (10.75%) Scala
4 7 (7.53%) Java
4 7 (7.53%) SQL
5 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.30%) Perl
6 4 (4.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.96%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco
3 3 (3.23%) NEC
4 2 (2.15%) HP
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Rally
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago