Period
to 12 December 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 12 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.

Process Improvement
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 90 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 -18 +21
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 22 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.01% 1.48% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.80% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 26
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.51% +3.63%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £328
90th Percentile £443 £471 £469
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +45.16% - -

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 1,844 1,609 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.74% 82.01% 85.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,281 1,070 1,019
Bristol median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £276 £257 £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 72 48 68
Bristol median hourly rate £38.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.42% -4.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £15.08 £11.93 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.81 £48.25 £46.80
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +24.24% -0.75% -15.29%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 10 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) Decision-Making
5 7 (31.82%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (27.27%) JIRA
6 6 (27.27%) Velocity
6 6 (27.27%) Statistics
6 6 (27.27%) Coaching
6 6 (27.27%) Epics
6 6 (27.27%) Burndown Charts
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Firmware
8 4 (18.18%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (13.64%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) Java
10 2 (9.09%) Dojo

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum Master
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) BPM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Pensions Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Pensions Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Velocity
2 2 (9.09%) Dojo
2 2 (9.09%) DOM
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Decision-Making
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Burndown Charts
5 6 (27.27%) Coaching
5 6 (27.27%) Epics
5 6 (27.27%) Statistics
6 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 4 (18.18%) Compliance Audit
6 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (9.09%) Cognitive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Pega
1 2 (9.09%) webMethods
2 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle