Period
to 21 August 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 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.

Continual Improvement
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.14% 4.12% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 4.89% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 5
Devon median daily rate £375 £434 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.54% -13.25% -
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Devon median hourly rate £9.83 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.87% - -
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -12.31% +18.18% -

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 391 511 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.73% 84.18% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 332 207
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £188
90th Percentile £515 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% -17.65% +123.68%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.43 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.63 £45.38 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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
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 21 August 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 -8 9 - - 1
Plymouth +14 1 £375 -18.03%
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Talend
7 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Process Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) ETL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Database Manager
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Talend