The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -31.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 36 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 72.34% 80.00% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 70
Median daily rate £280 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 Taunton

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) HDFS
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cloudera