Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 76 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 +18 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 27 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.64% 1.09% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.29% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
South Wales median daily rate £463 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +7.94% -12.50%
10th Percentile £129 £363 £326
90th Percentile £625 £500 £441
Wales median daily rate £385 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £60.78 - £19.96
Wales median hourly rate £60.78 - £19.96

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 851 930 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.35% 84.39% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 673 779
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £199 £185 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -0.31% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 36
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.33% +17.19% +10.34%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £77.50 £61.25 £51.02
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +97.22% +12.50% +2.40%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in South Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cardiff +5 17 £370 -12.94% 10
Newport +20 7 £356 -10.94% 3
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) User Experience
6 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Design
7 4 (14.81%) Skype
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 4 (14.81%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (11.11%) SAP CO
8 3 (11.11%) Banking
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC
8 3 (11.11%) SAP FI
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Certification
8 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC
1 3 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 3 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 3 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.41%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Skype
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Head of Architecture
2 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Trainer
2 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Trainer
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SAP CO Trainer
3 3 (11.11%) SAP FI Trainer
3 3 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
5 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCDST
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Teradata
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec