The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.70% 0.97% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£395 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.39% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £26.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -9.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 542 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.85% 75.49% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 347 172
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wales region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +2 8 £395 +37.39% 2
West Wales - 5 £419 -
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (52.38%) XML
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) User Experience
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Avaya
8 3 (14.29%) VXML
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) JSON

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Agresso
1 1 (4.76%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Services Director
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) VXML
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 3 (14.29%) IVR
4 2 (9.52%) Human Factors
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) iPad
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Avaya
2 2 (9.52%) Alterian
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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