Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 73 114
Rank change year-on-year -32 +41 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 83 98 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.20% 2.76% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.35% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 49
Hampshire median daily rate £465 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £240 £135
90th Percentile £575 £555 £496
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £62.50 £32.00 £45.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.31% -30.29% +16.22%
10th Percentile £40.37 £31.50 £34.06
90th Percentile £67.00 £32.50 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £26.87 £32.50
% change year-on-year +123.34% -17.34% +91.18%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,187 2,925 3,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 84.58% 82.30% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,992 1,730 2,055
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £236 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 116 175
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11% +41.51%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.24 £11.96
90th Percentile £58.75 £48.75 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 14 £475 +30.14% 8
Havant +3 12 £475 -
Basingstoke -8 12 £260 -35.13% 6
Fareham +3 10 £513 +26.54% 3
Aldershot - 8 £471 - 2
Hook -4 5 £238 -1.04%
Farnborough -11 4 £415 +10.67% 6
Winchester -11 3 £475 +35.71%
Andover -7 2 £363 -9.38% 2
Fleet - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
5 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
6 18 (21.69%) C#
7 17 (20.48%) .NET
8 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
8 16 (19.28%) JIRA
9 15 (18.07%) DevOps
10 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
10 14 (16.87%) Scrum
11 13 (15.66%) VMware
11 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
11 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
12 11 (13.25%) Finance
12 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (13.25%) Selenium
13 10 (12.05%) Puppet
13 10 (12.05%) Ansible
13 10 (12.05%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
14 9 (10.84%) Decision-Making
14 9 (10.84%) HTML
14 9 (10.84%) Linux
14 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (10.84%) Kanban
15 8 (9.64%) SCCM

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (6.02%) CMS
1 5 (6.02%) Confluence
1 5 (6.02%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (8.43%) GitHub
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) ATM
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.41%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
1 16 (19.28%) JIRA
2 11 (13.25%) Selenium
3 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.43%) Subversion
5 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.41%) Appium
7 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.41%) NUnit
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.41%) Toad
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
1 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Billing
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
3 10 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.43%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) CSS
4 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.02%) React
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Core
6 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.82%) XML
7 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.61%) Middleware
7 3 (3.61%) POSIX
8 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (2.41%) HTML5
8 2 (2.41%) jQuery
8 2 (2.41%) REST
8 2 (2.41%) Web Services
9 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.20%) EDI
9 1 (1.20%) RESTful
9 1 (1.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) User Experience
3 3 (3.61%) iSeries
3 3 (3.61%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.20%) CESG
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 8 (9.64%) Android
2 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.64%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Unix
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.07%) DevOps
3 14 (16.87%) Scrum
3 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
4 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (12.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.84%) Decision-Making
6 9 (10.84%) Kanban
7 8 (9.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 8 (9.64%) High Availability
7 8 (9.64%) Integration Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Test Management
8 7 (8.43%) Auto-Scaling
8 7 (8.43%) MVC
8 7 (8.43%) OO
8 7 (8.43%) Release Management
8 7 (8.43%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.61%) Java
3 3 (3.61%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) F#
4 2 (2.41%) Python
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.20%) CISA
6 1 (1.20%) CISM
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.20%) CRISC
6 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) PMO
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) GDPR
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.02%) vSphere
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) Docker
5 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Ansible
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
2 8 (9.64%) SCCM
3 6 (7.23%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.41%) Grafana
5 2 (2.41%) Graphite
5 2 (2.41%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Micro Focus
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.82%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) IBM
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
6 3 (3.61%) Splunk
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.41%) BMC
7 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) Juniper
7 2 (2.41%) Remedy
7 2 (2.41%) Software AG
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec
7 2 (2.41%) webMethods