Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 29 July 2021 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 Wales > Newport
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 7 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 9.19% 3.10% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 3.45% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 13
10th Percentile £145 £509 £318
25th Percentile £241 £510 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £440
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +19.32% +40.80%
75th Percentile £620 £538 £460
90th Percentile £622 " £520
South Wales median daily rate £520 £520 £425
% change year-on-year - +22.35% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.12 - £19.88
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 - £42.50

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 266 203 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 93.99% 89.82% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 153 242
10th Percentile £263 £365 £313
25th Percentile £419 £413 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £513
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 8 17
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.43 £19.06
25th Percentile £16.02 £18.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate £21.86 £22.25 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.75% -47.02% +105.53%
75th Percentile £27.37 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £41.52 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +11.84% -0.13% +26.83%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Newport

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Newport

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Newport over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Newport

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Newport

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newport

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Newport over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Statistics
5 9 (34.62%) Social Skills
6 8 (30.77%) Change Management
7 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
10 4 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) Project Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) Service Design
10 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (15.38%) SAS
10 4 (15.38%) R
10 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
10 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (11.54%) QA
11 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
11 3 (11.54%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
11 3 (11.54%) Digital Economy

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Trello
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (34.62%) Social Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Digital Economy
3 3 (11.54%) Influencing Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Research Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Statistics
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
6 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Project Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 4 (15.38%) Service Design
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.69%) Availability Management
9 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) R
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft