Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 73 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 27 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.49% 2.09% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.54% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 24
Bristol median daily rate £460 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £309 £302
90th Percentile £524 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £460 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +13.58% -4.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £46.25 - -
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.09% +22.22%

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 1,523 1,420 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.77% 82.27% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 966 1,116
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £273 £250 £255
90th Percentile £531 £530 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 58
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -9.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.11 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%

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 July 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 July 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) QA
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Change Control

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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Primavera
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) ArangoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum Master
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Project Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.70%) Aurelia
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
1 1 (3.70%) React
1 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Robotics
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Coaching
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.70%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) Siemens
2 1 (3.70%) Teradata