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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.98% 2.21% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.70% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 9
Median daily rate £450 £399 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £278 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £458 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.31% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 643 742 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.48% 81.99% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 533 477
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Process Improvement
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) Quality Management
4 9 (24.32%) QMS
5 8 (21.62%) QA
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) Process Management
6 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
7 6 (16.22%) Kanban
7 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) Banking
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) XML
7 6 (16.22%) IBM
7 6 (16.22%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (16.22%) Business Process Modelling
8 5 (13.51%) PMO
8 5 (13.51%) Robotic Process Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
8 5 (13.51%) SOA
8 5 (13.51%) DOM
8 5 (13.51%) Java
8 5 (13.51%) webMethods
8 5 (13.51%) Retail
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis

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 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.11%) GitHub
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) BPM Designer
3 4 (10.81%) Designer
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum Master
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Quality Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.41%) BPM Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Governance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
2 6 (16.22%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) Dojo
3 5 (13.51%) DOM
3 5 (13.51%) jQuery
3 5 (13.51%) Node.js
3 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.11%) Ember.js
5 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.41%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) Blog
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Process Improvement
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) QMS
4 9 (24.32%) Quality Management
5 7 (18.92%) Process Management
6 6 (16.22%) Business Process Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) Kanban
6 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (13.51%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Coaching
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
9 3 (8.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) APMP
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Pega
2 5 (13.51%) webMethods
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle