Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 18 November 2017 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 > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.02% 0.89% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.19% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Dorset median daily rate £550 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +10.34% +2.33%
10th Percentile £525 £363 £330
90th Percentile £575 £548 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 240 336 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.36% 75.00% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 243 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £205 £226 £231
90th Percentile £500 £523 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.45 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Poole +5 2 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ArchiMate
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architect
1 2 (66.67%) SOA Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (66.67%) ArchiMate
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL