The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 57 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.03% 2.22% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.82% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £363 £425 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £337 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £458 £572
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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 531 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.24% 78.67% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 389 382
Median daily rate £405 £368 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 7
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +121.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £44.00 £22.69
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 Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Swindon -1 6 £325 -23.52%
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) MySQL
6 2 (11.76%) WebLogic

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JBehave
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Web Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) Sass
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) AAT
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sun