Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 May 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 > Devon
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 28 55
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.41% 5.47% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 6.44% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 3
Devon median daily rate £460 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £379 £356 £283
90th Percentile £523 £535 £458
South West median daily rate £463 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +9.47% +5.63% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Devon median hourly rate £25.42 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.58% -31.25% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £23.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £38.33 £31.25 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +22.22%

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 454 450 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.07% 84.91% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 297 290
Devon median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £225 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £481
South West median daily rate £405 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +4.73% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 21
Devon median hourly rate £27.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% -6.25% +105.60%
10th Percentile £10.79 £20.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +19.69%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Devon

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Devon

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Devon

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Devon over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Devon

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -16 11 £495 +5.26% 1
Plymouth +11 1 £375 -1.32%
Paignton - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
6 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Ansible
6 3 (23.08%) Docker
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) YAML
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Linux

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Database Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (23.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Groovy
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Talend