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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 21 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.53% 1.55% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.88% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.56%  

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 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 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 25 June 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 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
7 8 (21.62%) Node.js
7 8 (21.62%) Kanban
7 8 (21.62%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (16.22%) BDD
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
9 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
9 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.22%) CQRS
9 6 (16.22%) High Availability
9 6 (16.22%) GitHub
9 6 (16.22%) Ember.js
9 6 (16.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (16.22%) Octopus Deploy

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 6 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.22%) GitHub
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) MPLS
1 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) 2G
2 1 (2.70%) 3G
2 1 (2.70%) 4G
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) MVNO
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 5 (13.51%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Games
4 2 (5.41%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Azure Developer
5 4 (10.81%) BPM Designer
5 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Designer
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum Master
5 4 (10.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
3 8 (21.62%) Node.js
3 8 (21.62%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (16.22%) Ember.js
4 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (13.51%) Dojo
5 5 (13.51%) DOM
5 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) Middleware
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (8.11%) WebCenter
7 2 (5.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blog
1 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) Kanban
5 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) CQRS
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) High Availability
6 6 (16.22%) Microservices
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) QMS
6 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
6 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Coaching
7 5 (13.51%) Cognitive Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) Process Management
7 5 (13.51%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) Ruby
3 5 (13.51%) Scala
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Pega
2 5 (13.51%) webMethods
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.41%) CA
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) IronPort
5 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) SAP