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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 84 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 52 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.36% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £213 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £330 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.35 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £26.15 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.98%
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
2292 2283 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.73% 77.29% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1516 893
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 118 67
Average hourly rate £36.75 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Wiltshire +14 15 £388 +19.23% 5
Bristol +4 15 £475 +65.21% 13
Gloucestershire -8 8 £288 - 3
Dorset -1 5 £338 - 2
Cornwall - 4 - -
Devon -4 3 - - 3
Somerset - 1 - - 9
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 22 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (22.89%) ITIL
3 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
5 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
6 13 (15.66%) Coaching
7 12 (14.46%) Change Control
7 12 (14.46%) Scrum
8 11 (13.25%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
9 10 (12.05%) Programme Management
10 9 (10.84%) Retail
10 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
11 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
12 7 (8.43%) Document Management
12 7 (8.43%) C
12 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
12 7 (8.43%) Information Assurance
12 7 (8.43%) Requirements Management
12 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
13 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
13 6 (7.23%) Business Transformation
13 6 (7.23%) SLA
13 6 (7.23%) Service Management
13 6 (7.23%) Banking
13 6 (7.23%) Web Development
14 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.20%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.84%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
6 3 (3.61%) Law
7 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 14 (16.87%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.43%) Lead Business Analyst
3 7 (8.43%) Project Officer
4 6 (7.23%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (7.23%) Agile Coach
4 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) IT Support
6 4 (4.82%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.41%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) CSS
1 2 (2.41%) Velocity
2 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.20%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.20%) Flask
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.20%) Social Media
3 1 (1.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.89%) ITIL
3 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
4 13 (15.66%) Coaching
5 12 (14.46%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Change Control
6 11 (13.25%) Project Management
7 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.05%) Programme Management
8 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
10 7 (8.43%) Document Management
10 7 (8.43%) Requirements Management
10 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
10 7 (8.43%) Information Assurance
11 6 (7.23%) Business Transformation
11 6 (7.23%) Web Development
11 6 (7.23%) Service Management
12 5 (6.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) C
2 5 (6.02%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) VBA
4 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.82%) ISEB
5 2 (2.41%) APMP
5 2 (2.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (2.41%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) PMP
6 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.61%) QA
4 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.20%) COREP
5 1 (1.20%) FINREP
5 1 (1.20%) Basel II
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.20%) Huawei
2 1 (1.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
2 1 (1.20%) Nokia
2 1 (1.20%) SAP
2 1 (1.20%) IBM
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £23.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Clevedon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Clevedon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago