Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 42 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.30% 3.21% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.77% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
Devon median daily rate £515 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% -20.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £506 £325 £438
90th Percentile £534 £456 £544
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 391 477 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.45% 85.18% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 284 236
Devon median daily rate £377 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.18% +12.43% -1.82%
10th Percentile £269 £233 £185
90th Percentile £525 £511 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 42
Devon median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -14.11% +111.94%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.72 £11.31
90th Percentile £35.25 £47.13 £51.59
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 22 October 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 -9 3 £505 +17.44% 4
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making

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 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Coach
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow