Period
to 23 May 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 45 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +27
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.80% 2.41% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.84% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 21
Devon median daily rate £486 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.22% +38.46%
10th Percentile £325 £379 £356
90th Percentile £535 £523 £535
South West median daily rate £500 £463 £423
% change year-on-year +8.11% +9.47% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Devon median hourly rate - £25.42 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.58% -31.25%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.81% +3.64% -

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 475 457 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.79% 84.63% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 252 298
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.31% +6.33%
10th Percentile £265 £282 £225
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 12
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -26.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.79 £20.00
90th Percentile £134.39 £47.50 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% +1.28%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Devon over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 May 2019. 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 13 £478 -3.54% 2
Plymouth -9 1 £550 +46.67%
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management

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 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum Master
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Google