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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £353 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+38.12% -11.08%
Continuous Improvement
Somerset

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
41 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 65.08% 89.22% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 84 68
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Continuous Improvement
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Velocity
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#