Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 July 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.76% 1.11% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.41% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Somerset median daily rate £480 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -21.05% -
10th Percentile £344 £356 £463
90th Percentile £494 £395 £488
South West median daily rate £459 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +14.75% -5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.80% +13.64% +22.22%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 363 355 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 79.78% 79.06% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 239 208
Somerset median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.25%
10th Percentile £213 £211 £234
90th Percentile £494 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £413 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 60
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +22.58% -0.67%
10th Percentile £19.85 £35.95 £19.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £47.33
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Somerset

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
Taunton +4 3 £488 +25.81%
Bath +1 1 - - 1
Bridgwater - 1 £425 -
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (37.50%) HDFS
3 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
3 3 (37.50%) IaaS
3 3 (37.50%) HBase
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Power BI
5 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (12.50%) Renewable Energy

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) HBase
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Java 8
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft