Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 17 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 33 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.50% 2.78% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.09% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
West Wales median daily rate £204 £475 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.05% +1.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £202 £438 £272
90th Percentile £207 £513 £521
Wales median daily rate £360 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - £13.56 -

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 103 97 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 85.83% 89.81% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 81
West Wales median daily rate £475 £510 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +4.62% +13.04%
10th Percentile £247 £275 £205
90th Percentile £604 £600 £638
Wales median daily rate £414 £386 £400
% change year-on-year +7.12% -3.44% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Wales median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.40% +12.00%
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £24.00 £17.68
% change year-on-year -45.83% +35.79% +27.62%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in West Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in West Wales

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 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
Swansea +7 3 £204 -57.05% 6
Continuous Improvement
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering