Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 4 August 2020 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 49 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 +29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 29 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.35% 3.47% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 4.01% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 19
Median daily rate £219 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +28.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £176 £269 £324
90th Percentile £234 £525 £519
South West median daily rate £478 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -3.46% +10.00% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Median hourly rate £24.25 £27.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.82% -3.51% -
10th Percentile £22.00 £26.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £28.75 £28.75 £46.75
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £31.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.65% -12.31%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 228 723 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 82.61% 86.48% 88.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 399 277
Median daily rate £500 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.36% +6.80%
10th Percentile £218 £300 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £553
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.96% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 116 60
Median hourly rate £27.50 £46.13 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.38% +6.03% -
10th Percentile £16.79 £14.94 £17.06
90th Percentile £52.88 £55.00 £50.93
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. 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
Cheltenham +14 4 £225 -55.00% 1
Gloucester +16 3 £175 -65.00% 3
Berkeley - 3 - -
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Document Management
4 7 (58.33%) Requirements Management
4 7 (58.33%) Change Control
5 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (41.67%) Military
6 5 (41.67%) C
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (33.33%) PMP
7 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (33.33%) Project Delivery
8 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
8 3 (25.00%) QMS
8 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (25.00%) HNC
8 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
9 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (8.33%) QA
10 1 (8.33%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Officer
2 4 (33.33%) Project Control Officer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Change Control
3 7 (58.33%) Document Management
3 7 (58.33%) Requirements Management
4 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Project Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) QMS
6 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (33.33%) PMP
4 3 (25.00%) HNC
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA