Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 60 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +49 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.21% 3.21% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 3.83% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 7
Wales median daily rate £433 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% -5.88% +38.78%
10th Percentile £259 £321 £359
90th Percentile £625 £578 £528
UK median daily rate £460 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +3.95% +7.27% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £13.56 - £19.96
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.57% +2.22%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1176 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.55% 83.76% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 829 967
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South Wales +13 23 £450 +12.50% 3
West Wales -10 2 - -
North Wales - 1 £385 - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Use Case
3 8 (30.77%) SAP
4 7 (26.92%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) QA
7 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (11.54%) NetWeaver
8 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
8 3 (11.54%) Ethernet

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (11.54%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BPC
1 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) JBehave
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Architect
4 3 (11.54%) SAP CO Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) SAP FI Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Trainer
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) Dropwizard
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.69%) iSeries
4 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Use Case
3 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Certification
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCDST
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Teradata
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau