Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 45 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.33% 1.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 1.85% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Somerset median daily rate £450 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
South West median daily rate £411 £434 £400
% change year-on-year -5.19% +8.44% -14.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 367 379 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.75% 78.79% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 202 329
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £162 £210 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £496
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 71 47
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £39.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.51% -7.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.20 £12.90
90th Percentile £44.25 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -14.48% -7.05% +36.84%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 £475 +18.75% 2
Bath - 3 £375 - 3
Clevedon - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Ansible
2 7 (63.64%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) LDAP
3 5 (45.45%) Kerberos
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Kerberos
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) Vagrant
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) D3.js
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
1 2 (18.18%) React
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) CentOS
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Personalization
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Groovy
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) Kotlin
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware