Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 72 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.59% 1.69% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 2.02% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 23
Bristol median daily rate £456 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £340 £338 £364
90th Percentile £599 £496 £531
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £428
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.11% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £39.00 - -
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 1,688 1,434 1,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.11% 83.32% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 940 915
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 29 40
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £18.63 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.03% -48.62% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £13.58
90th Percentile £60.25 £46.50 £49.25
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +48.25% -25.97% -3.75%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.00%) SQL
5 16 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 15 (20.83%) Java
6 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 15 (20.83%) Scrum
7 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
8 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
8 13 (18.06%) Java EE
9 12 (16.67%) jQuery
9 12 (16.67%) HTML
9 12 (16.67%) Web Services
9 12 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 11 (15.28%) Coaching
10 11 (15.28%) PrimeFaces
10 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
10 11 (15.28%) WebCenter
10 11 (15.28%) RESTful
10 11 (15.28%) Oracle
10 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
10 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.28%) Middleware
10 11 (15.28%) Maven
11 9 (12.50%) TDD

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 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (4.17%) Mule
3 3 (4.17%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.78%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.78%) Maximo
2 2 (2.78%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.39%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) VPN
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) Skype
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Maven
3 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.17%) Gradle
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.39%) JMeter
5 1 (1.39%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 7 (9.72%) Consultant
4 7 (9.72%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Project Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Java EE
2 12 (16.67%) HTML
2 12 (16.67%) jQuery
2 12 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (16.67%) Web Services
3 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
3 11 (15.28%) Middleware
3 11 (15.28%) PrimeFaces
3 11 (15.28%) RESTful
3 11 (15.28%) WebCenter
4 9 (12.50%) JAX-RS
4 9 (12.50%) JSF
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (5.56%) REST
7 3 (4.17%) CSS
7 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.17%) HTML5
7 3 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) PMI
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Robotics
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 15 (20.83%) Scrum
5 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
7 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.28%) Coaching
9 9 (12.50%) BPMN
9 9 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 9 (12.50%) OO
9 9 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 9 (12.50%) TDD
9 9 (12.50%) UML
10 8 (11.11%) DevOps
10 8 (11.11%) Kanban
10 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.11%) User Stories
11 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (9.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) SQL
2 15 (20.83%) Java
2 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.94%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) APMP
4 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) PMO
3 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.39%) COBIT
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.17%) Ansible
2 3 (4.17%) Terraform
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) McAfee
2 5 (6.94%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.78%) CA
4 2 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.78%) Siemens
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) NEC
5 1 (1.39%) Pega
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) webMethods
5 1 (1.39%) Workday