The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 4.88% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £30.35
% change year-on-year +0.43% -9.78%  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29 25 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 70.73% 75.76% 86.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 99
Median daily rate £368 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.56% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Taunton

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) HDFS
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Velocity
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (75.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Environment Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) HDFS
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cloudera