Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 60 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 43 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.27% 2.37% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.86% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 22
Bristol median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £124 £359 £311
90th Percentile £488 £580 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -3.51% +6.88% -14.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £14.00
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 1,499 1,294 1,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.14% 82.79% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 892 1,025
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £562 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 46
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £28.15 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.83% +8.27% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £49.35 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%

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 17 January 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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) High Availability
4 9 (20.93%) DevOps
5 8 (18.60%) Microservices
5 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.28%) Service Management
7 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Coaching
7 6 (13.95%) Node.js
7 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
8 5 (11.63%) Kanban
8 5 (11.63%) Groovy
8 5 (11.63%) HSPA
8 5 (11.63%) LTE
8 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
8 5 (11.63%) GitHub
8 5 (11.63%) CQRS
8 5 (11.63%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (11.63%) Docker

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 4 (9.30%) Alfresco
1 4 (9.30%) Mule
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) GitHub
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) 2G
1 5 (11.63%) 3G
1 5 (11.63%) GSM
1 5 (11.63%) HSPA
1 5 (11.63%) LTE
1 5 (11.63%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (11.63%) WCDMA
2 3 (6.98%) 4G
2 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.33%) Gradle
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Designer
3 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.30%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
1 6 (13.95%) Node.js
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (11.63%) React
3 4 (9.30%) Aurelia
3 4 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
4 3 (6.98%) REST
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) JMS
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blog
1 5 (11.63%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) CentOS
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) High Availability
2 10 (23.26%) Scrum
3 9 (20.93%) DevOps
4 8 (18.60%) Microservices
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 6 (13.95%) Coaching
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
7 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.63%) CQRS
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) MVC
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) Groovy
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
1 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Rancher
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Huawei
1 5 (11.63%) Nokia
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) Actix
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata