Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 36 9 24
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 21 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 3.64% 10.94% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 13.55% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 14
10th Percentile £140 £425 £397
25th Percentile £216 £431 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
75th Percentile £574 £525 £525
90th Percentile £589 £533 £557
South Wales median daily rate £452 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -8.69% +4.21% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.18
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.28% -
South Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £30.84
% change year-on-year +25.00% -35.15% -

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 330 155 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 92.44% 80.73% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 113 196
10th Percentile £319 £275 £300
25th Percentile £463 £400 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £465
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.38% +5.68%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £525
90th Percentile £650 £563 £550
South Wales median daily rate £475 £425 £443
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.95% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 13
10th Percentile £19.93 £16.31 -
25th Percentile £20.75 £17.25 £19.18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.83 £19.53
Median % change year-on-year +14.52% +11.78% -7.79%
75th Percentile £46.88 £23.75 £24.65
90th Percentile £47.40 £24.49 £41.90
South Wales median hourly rate £24.79 £21.40 £19.18
% change year-on-year +15.84% +11.57% +0.95%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022, 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
4 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
4 3 (23.08%) Terraform
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) SAS
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Economics
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Azure
4 3 (23.08%) AWS
4 3 (23.08%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) R
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) GCP
5 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 3 (23.08%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Azure
1 3 (23.08%) GCP
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Service Bus
2 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Research Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Delivery Lead
2 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Communications Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior User Researcher
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Manager
2 1 (7.69%) User Researcher
2 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Economics
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) CI/CD
4 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) R
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Terraform
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Dynatrace
4 1 (7.69%) Actian
4 1 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle