Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 57 76
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.67% 2.95% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 3.57% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 24
Bristol median daily rate £438 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -10.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £145 £350
90th Percentile £481 £525 £509
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £40.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,760 1,570 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.21% 82.68% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,184 1,064 1,042
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 67
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -0.53% +48.16%
10th Percentile £14.58 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £49.50 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Migration
3 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (22.86%) Server Management
5 8 (22.86%) Firewall
6 7 (20.00%) VPN
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (20.00%) Microservices
6 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 7 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (20.00%) Docker
7 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) QA
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (8.57%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) BPM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) Dojo
4 2 (5.71%) DOM
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) React
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.57%) PMI
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 8 (22.86%) Server Management
5 7 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (20.00%) Microservices
5 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) MVC
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) SOA
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.57%) Test Management
9 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) APMP
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Pega
2 2 (5.71%) webMethods
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Siemens