Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 18 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.15% 4.31% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 4.93% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 4
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +32.26% -4.62%
10th Percentile £225 £363 £328
90th Percentile £525 £535 £461
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £29.50 £29.88
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09% -

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 714 649 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 85.20% 87.47% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 360 253
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £446 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +11.56% +3.23%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 58 50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +34.92% -17.11%
10th Percentile £17.38 £22.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.83 £51.28 £58.75
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% +18.66% +18.24%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor 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 19 November 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
Gloucester -7 6 £450 -12.20% 6
Cheltenham -11 5 £500 - 4
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) C
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Document Management
5 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
5 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) Change Control
5 6 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
7 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (22.22%) CentOS
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 4 (22.22%) Coaching

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket Server
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Officer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Insight Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Control Officer
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) CentOS
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Change Control
2 6 (33.33%) Document Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 3 (16.67%) Psychology
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) OCP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP ALM
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Xilinx