The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 41 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.90% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.45% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-14.88% +44.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 222 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.41% 73.75% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 155 86
Average daily rate £363 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £675 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Continuous Improvement
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) PMP
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Network Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Statistics
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification