Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 61 68
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 38 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.75% 2.79% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.41% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 30
Bristol median daily rate £413 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £313 £148 £350
90th Percentile £456 £495 £563
South West median daily rate £488 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +20.56% -10.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £38.25 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -

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 1,847 1,613 1,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.84% 81.92% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,281 1,076 1,012
Bristol median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £276 £256 £255
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 48 68
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -4.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £14.99 £11.93 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.63 £48.25 £46.80
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

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 11 December 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 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (26.32%) Migration
4 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) VPN
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.68%) Server Management
6 8 (21.05%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) DNS
7 7 (18.42%) Docker
7 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (18.42%) Microservices
7 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
7 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.16%) QA

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 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.89%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
1 10 (26.32%) VPN
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) BPM Developer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) React Developer
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (2.63%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) Dojo
4 2 (5.26%) DOM
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) React
4 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.89%) PMI
3 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 9 (23.68%) Server Management
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
5 7 (18.42%) Microservices
5 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
5 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) McAfee
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Pega
4 2 (5.26%) webMethods
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) NEC
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Siemens