The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 114 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 166 134 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.78% 1.42% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.81% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 61 45
Median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £96.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.02% +140.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7460 7423 6763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 78.61% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 4229 3764
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 260 276
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 34 £413 +3.12% 11
West Sussex -2 30 £453 -32.96% 2
Oxfordshire +22 25 £405 -7.42% 17
Hampshire -9 24 £515 +49.81% 9
Buckinghamshire +23 23 £400 - 5
Surrey -25 14 £405 +47.27% 18
East Sussex +8 8 £350 -6.66% 3
Kent -13 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Middlesex -3 2 £275 -28.94%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 East region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 91 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.37%) Java
3 63 (21.36%) Finance
4 59 (20.00%) Project Management
5 49 (16.61%) Degree
6 45 (15.25%) ITIL
7 40 (13.56%) Telecoms
7 40 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 39 (13.22%) Jenkins
8 39 (13.22%) Change Management
8 39 (13.22%) JUnit
9 38 (12.88%) Microsoft
9 38 (12.88%) Service Delivery
10 37 (12.54%) Scrum
10 37 (12.54%) REST
11 36 (12.20%) Python
12 34 (11.53%) HTTP
12 34 (11.53%) Selenium
13 33 (11.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (10.85%) Windows
15 31 (10.51%) Ajax
16 30 (10.17%) Retail
16 30 (10.17%) HTML
16 30 (10.17%) Line Management
17 29 (9.83%) Spring
18 28 (9.49%) Service Management
19 27 (9.15%) Web Design
19 27 (9.15%) Management Information System
20 26 (8.81%) PRINCE2

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (4.41%) Confluence
1 13 (4.41%) IIS
1 13 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.03%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.68%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Node.js
6 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 26 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.76%) MS Project
3 15 (5.08%) MS Office
4 12 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.34%) Primavera
2 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.36%) IaaS
3 4 (1.36%) Office 365
3 4 (1.36%) SaaS
4 3 (1.02%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.68%) Boomi
5 2 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.53%) HTTP
2 12 (4.07%) 4G
3 11 (3.73%) 3G
3 11 (3.73%) Firewall
4 10 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (3.39%) SAN
5 9 (3.05%) LTE
6 8 (2.71%) Diameter Protocol
6 8 (2.71%) DNS
6 8 (2.71%) INAP
6 8 (2.71%) LDAP
6 8 (2.71%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (2.37%) MGW
7 7 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.03%) Internet
8 6 (2.03%) LAN
8 6 (2.03%) SSL
9 4 (1.36%) DHCP
9 4 (1.36%) GSM
9 4 (1.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (3.73%) Big Data
3 9 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.37%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.03%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (1.69%) OpenStack Swift
6 5 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.02%) MySQL
8 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Redis
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (13.22%) Jenkins
1 39 (13.22%) JUnit
2 34 (11.53%) Selenium
3 23 (7.80%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.80%) Subversion
4 15 (5.08%) JIRA
5 14 (4.75%) Maven
6 12 (4.07%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.07%) Gradle
7 11 (3.73%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.71%) Ant
8 8 (2.71%) Hudson
8 8 (2.71%) JMeter
8 8 (2.71%) jMock
8 8 (2.71%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.02%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.68%) CaliberRM
10 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.68%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (21.36%) Finance
2 40 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 30 (10.17%) Retail
4 14 (4.75%) Back Office
5 10 (3.39%) Front Office
5 10 (3.39%) Legal
6 8 (2.71%) Banking
6 8 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.36%) Law
8 3 (1.02%) Advertising
8 3 (1.02%) Automotive
8 3 (1.02%) Publishing
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (20.00%) Analyst
1 59 (20.00%) Developer
2 28 (9.49%) Java Developer
3 25 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 22 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.42%) Consultant
6 14 (4.75%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.41%) Architect
7 13 (4.41%) IT Manager
7 13 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 12 (4.07%) Incident Analyst
8 12 (4.07%) QA Analyst
8 12 (4.07%) Scala Developer
8 12 (4.07%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.07%) Telecoms Manager
9 11 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.39%) Development Manager
10 10 (3.39%) Software Development Manager
10 10 (3.39%) Software Manager
11 9 (3.05%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.54%) REST
2 31 (10.51%) Ajax
3 30 (10.17%) HTML
4 29 (9.83%) Spring
5 25 (8.47%) CSS
6 24 (8.14%) CSS3
6 24 (8.14%) HTML5
7 23 (7.80%) JSON
8 15 (5.08%) Hibernate
8 15 (5.08%) Java EE
8 15 (5.08%) SOAP
9 14 (4.75%) Django
9 14 (4.75%) Guice
9 14 (4.75%) Play Framework
9 14 (4.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (4.75%) Web Services
10 12 (4.07%) AngularJS
11 11 (3.73%) .NET
12 10 (3.39%) JMS
12 10 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.15%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 23 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.08%) User Experience
5 14 (4.75%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.73%) FMCG
7 10 (3.39%) PKI
8 8 (2.71%) Smart Meter
9 7 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.03%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.03%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.69%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (1.36%) IVR
12 4 (1.36%) Learning Management System
12 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.36%) W3C
13 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.85%) Windows
2 23 (7.80%) Linux
3 10 (3.39%) Unix
3 10 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.03%) Solaris
6 5 (1.69%) AIX
6 5 (1.69%) CentOS
6 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.00%) Project Management
3 45 (15.25%) ITIL
4 40 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (13.56%) Mentoring
5 39 (13.22%) Change Management
6 38 (12.88%) Service Delivery
7 37 (12.54%) Scrum
8 33 (11.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 30 (10.17%) Line Management
10 28 (9.49%) Service Management
11 27 (9.15%) Web Design
12 26 (8.81%) Open Source
12 26 (8.81%) PRINCE2
13 25 (8.47%) Automated Testing
13 25 (8.47%) Front End Development
14 24 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (7.80%) Problem Management
15 23 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (7.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.37%) Java
2 36 (12.20%) Python
3 25 (8.47%) Scala
4 24 (8.14%) SQL
5 23 (7.80%) Ruby
6 14 (4.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.05%) C
7 9 (3.05%) Groovy
8 7 (2.37%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.69%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.68%) C#
11 2 (0.68%) PHP
11 2 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) JCL
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (16.61%) Degree
2 22 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.07%) ISEB
5 11 (3.73%) HND
6 10 (3.39%) CISSP
6 10 (3.39%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.71%) HNC
7 8 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.71%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.71%) PMP
8 7 (2.37%) GCIA
8 7 (2.37%) GCIH
9 6 (2.03%) MCSE
9 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.69%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.12%) SLA
2 20 (6.78%) QA
3 11 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.39%) COBIT
5 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.36%) COSO
6 4 (1.36%) GxP
6 4 (1.36%) SAS 70
7 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.68%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.34%) GAMP
9 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.36%) Firmware
3 4 (1.36%) vSphere
4 3 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) UAG
6 1 (0.34%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.07%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (2.71%) SCCM
3 5 (1.69%) Puppet
4 3 (1.02%) Nagios
4 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.02%) WSUS
5 2 (0.68%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.34%) nmon
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.46%) Oracle
3 20 (6.78%) Cisco
4 15 (5.08%) SAP
5 14 (4.75%) Google
6 13 (4.41%) Intel Security
7 12 (4.07%) Remedy
7 12 (4.07%) VMware
8 10 (3.39%) Nokia
9 8 (2.71%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.71%) HP
9 8 (2.71%) Rally
10 7 (2.37%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.37%) Sitecore
11 6 (2.03%) EMC
11 6 (2.03%) Huawei
11 6 (2.03%) NetWitness
12 5 (1.69%) Citrix
12 5 (1.69%) Pega
13 4 (1.36%) Ericsson
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
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