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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.05% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 172 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 71.82% 65.15% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 115 88
Average daily rate £325 £381 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Continuous Improvement
Hampshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Java EE
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
1 6 (85.71%) Talend Open Studio
1 6 (85.71%) Apache CXF
1 6 (85.71%) Liferay
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) Talend
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Liferay
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Java EE
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) Apache CXF
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
1 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Talend