Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 45 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.15% 1.28% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.65% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Somerset median daily rate £530 £369 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.73% -0.34% -
10th Percentile £415 £356 £298
90th Percentile £566 £409 £461
South West median daily rate £444 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +10.94% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £14.50 -
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 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 441 363 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.64% 77.56% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 253 193
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £161 £190
90th Percentile £531 £513 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 57
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -9.52%
10th Percentile £35.75 £13.25 £17.30
90th Percentile £44.85 £53.75 £42.70
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.04%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Bath -4 2 £550 +49.15% 4
Bridgwater - 1 £425 -
Street - 1 - - 1
Taunton - 1 £530 - 2
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft