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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
UK / Wales
Rank 46 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 1.55% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 1.83% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
508 492 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.51% 84.97% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 368 319
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 18
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
West Wales - 8 £394 - 1
South Wales +6 5 £425 +9.67% 4
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Java
3 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (57.50%) Cucumber
4 23 (57.50%) Mentoring
4 23 (57.50%) Selenium
4 23 (57.50%) CSS
4 23 (57.50%) SQL
4 23 (57.50%) XML
4 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) JUnit
5 22 (55.00%) JSON
6 21 (52.50%) QA
6 21 (52.50%) WebLogic
6 21 (52.50%) HTML
6 21 (52.50%) JBehave
6 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
7 20 (50.00%) Dropwizard
7 20 (50.00%) Linux
7 20 (50.00%) Automated Testing
8 19 (47.50%) Unix
8 19 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (37.50%) Software Delivery
10 7 (17.50%) Marketing
11 4 (10.00%) SAP
11 4 (10.00%) Finance
11 4 (10.00%) User Experience
11 4 (10.00%) People Management
11 4 (10.00%) Service Design

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 21 (52.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Cucumber
1 23 (57.50%) Selenium
2 22 (55.00%) JUnit
3 21 (52.50%) JBehave
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Product Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Product Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Coach
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Communications Officer
7 1 (2.50%) CRM Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) CSS
1 23 (57.50%) XML
2 22 (55.00%) JSON
3 21 (52.50%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.00%) Grails
5 2 (5.00%) Spring
5 2 (5.00%) Velocity
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) CCTV
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (47.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 23 (57.50%) Mentoring
4 20 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) People Management
6 4 (10.00%) Service Design
7 3 (7.50%) BDD
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) Microservices
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Groovy
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
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