Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Process Improvement
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 87 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 18 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 1.05% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.27% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 27
Bristol median daily rate £400 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -5.29% -7.41%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £312
90th Percentile £545 £450 £475
South West median daily rate £405 £353 £425
% change year-on-year +14.89% -17.06% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £66.25
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £44.88
% change year-on-year - +5.85% +99.44%

Process 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 1,617 1,414 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.35% 82.50% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,112 945 1,080
Bristol median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 38 63
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £34.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -8.00% +43.54%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.46 £12.13
90th Percentile £65.98 £45.51 £46.90
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Bristol

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Process Improvement in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Bristol

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Bristol

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) Compliance Audit
4 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) DOM
7 2 (11.11%) Java

Process 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 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) BPM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Dojo
1 2 (11.11%) DOM
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (11.11%) Velocity
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (27.78%) Compliance Audit
3 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Cognitive Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.11%) QMS
5 2 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) OSCP
2 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) IAG
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Grafana
1 1 (5.56%) Graphite
1 1 (5.56%) Graylog
1 1 (5.56%) Icinga
1 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 2 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Prism
3 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) UiPath