The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 116 149 133
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 43 44 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 0.81% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.01% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 37
Median daily rate £510 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £584 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.58% -3.33%
Continuous Improvement
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2813 4346 4875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.06% 80.26% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3412 3659
Median daily rate £475 £471 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (25.71%) Project Management
5 15 (21.43%) Linux
6 14 (20.00%) ITIL
6 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.71%) Unix
7 11 (15.71%) Java
7 11 (15.71%) Oracle
7 11 (15.71%) SDLC
8 10 (14.29%) Scrum
8 10 (14.29%) Degree
9 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
9 9 (12.86%) Change Management
9 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.86%) People Management
9 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
10 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.43%) SQL
10 8 (11.43%) QA
10 8 (11.43%) TDD
10 8 (11.43%) Banking
11 7 (10.00%) Python
11 7 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
12 6 (8.57%) Middleware
12 6 (8.57%) Service Management
12 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.57%) SOA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) GemFire
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
1 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Documaker
2 1 (1.43%) Eikon
2 1 (1.43%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.43%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.43%) Force.com
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) SSL
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Maven
2 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) Ant
3 3 (4.29%) Gerrit
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.86%) Capybara
4 2 (2.86%) Introscope
4 2 (2.86%) RSpec
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) WATIR
5 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.71%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) French Language
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) German Language
6 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (11.43%) IT Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Architect
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Java Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Scrum Master
7 3 (4.29%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Deployment Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) IT Risk Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Manager
7 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) Middleware
3 4 (5.71%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (5.71%) LAMP
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) CSS
4 3 (4.29%) CSS3
4 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) HTML5
4 3 (4.29%) Velocity
5 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.86%) Ember.js
5 2 (2.86%) React
5 2 (2.86%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) Sass
6 1 (1.43%) Memcached
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.43%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Equities
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) DataPower
3 3 (4.29%) Derivative
3 3 (4.29%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.43%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.43%) Tandem
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) AIX
3 5 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (5.71%) Windows
5 3 (4.29%) SUSE
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Project Management
3 14 (20.00%) ITIL
3 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.71%) SDLC
5 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (12.86%) Change Management
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (12.86%) People Management
7 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.43%) TDD
8 6 (8.57%) DevOps
8 6 (8.57%) Service Management
8 6 (8.57%) SOA
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.14%) ETL
9 5 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Open Source
9 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) Java
2 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) C#
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 2 (2.86%) SDET
4 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) vCloud
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Ansible
1 2 (2.86%) Control-M
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Mesos
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) IBM
5 3 (4.29%) Software AG
5 3 (4.29%) webMethods
5 3 (4.29%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe
6 2 (2.86%) ATG
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.43%) Informatica
7 1 (1.43%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.43%) Siebel
7 1 (1.43%) Zend
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