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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 37 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.77% 0.81% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.07% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £280 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +104.54%
Continuous Improvement
Hampshire

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
192 281 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.13% 76.15% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 168 139
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) MRTG
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) MRTG
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Research Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper