The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Devon / Exeter
Rank 17 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 6.76% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.19 £30.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.70%  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 63 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 81.08% 82.89% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 22
Median daily rate £375 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Exeter

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Exeter

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) SaaS
4 6 (40.00%) PaaS
4 6 (40.00%) IaaS
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Release Management
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
7 2 (13.33%) Groovy
7 2 (13.33%) Grails
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.67%) QMS
8 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.67%) Coaching
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 6 (40.00%) IaaS
1 6 (40.00%) PaaS
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Grails
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) QMS
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle