The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 37 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.69% 0.64% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.03% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 195 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.25% 62.70% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 125 89
Average daily rate £370 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 40
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) EPoS
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management