Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 23 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 -12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 31 22 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 13.48% 7.17% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.12% 7.94% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 6
10th Percentile £146 £395 £316
25th Percentile £306 £425 £317
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £483 £475 £371
Median % change year-on-year +1.58% +27.95% -19.73%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £420
90th Percentile £620 £558 £460
South Wales median daily rate £490 £500 £415
% change year-on-year -2.00% +20.48% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.18 -
Median % change year-on-year +12.10% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £19.18 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% -54.87% -37.50%

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 205 277 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 89.13% 90.23% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 218 252
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
25th Percentile £416 £402 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £529 £536
90th Percentile £613 £563 £575
South Wales median daily rate £433 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 16
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.71 £15.00
25th Percentile £16.37 " £18.06
Median hourly rate £21.86 £19.18 £23.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.97% -17.49% -51.06%
75th Percentile £25.00 £22.38 £43.00
90th Percentile £36.20 £23.85 £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +7.89% -17.09% +23.88%

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 13 April 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

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
5 8 (25.81%) Decision-Making
6 7 (22.58%) Public Sector
6 7 (22.58%) Statistics
7 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) R
8 5 (16.13%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Quantitative Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) SAS
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
10 3 (9.68%) Finance
10 3 (9.68%) Publishing
10 3 (9.68%) JIRA
10 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
10 3 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Confluence
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
10 3 (9.68%) Trello
10 3 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (9.68%) Terraform

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 (12.90%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Trello
2 2 (6.45%) GCP
3 1 (3.23%) AWS
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) GitLab
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Rational Quality Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 7 (22.58%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Economy
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Research Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Product Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Planning Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Research Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Test and Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
1 1 (3.23%) Kafka
1 1 (3.23%) PySpark
1 1 (3.23%) REST
1 1 (3.23%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) Decision-Making
4 7 (22.58%) Statistics
5 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Quantitative Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Product Vision
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Python
1 5 (16.13%) R
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Go
2 1 (3.23%) Groovy
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Dell
2 1 (3.23%) VMware