Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 17 January 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 48 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.94% 1.44% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.73% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.94% -21.25%
10th Percentile £168 £348 £326
90th Percentile £625 £478 £431
South Wales median daily rate £463 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +8.82% +7.94% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.56 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £60.78 - £19.96

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 560 462 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.69% 82.94% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 370 589
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £188 £175 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +14.81% -5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £21.20 £40.00 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +101.39% +12.50% +10.34%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Ticket Management
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Certification
4 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
4 3 (15.79%) SAP BPC
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) iSeries
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (15.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BPC
1 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Designer
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Trainer
1 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Trainer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Architect
2 3 (15.79%) SAP CO Trainer
2 3 (15.79%) SAP FI Trainer
2 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ticket Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SAP Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Teradata
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco