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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 123 132 154
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 49 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 1.22% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.44% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 33
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £344 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (20.00%) Project Management
6 15 (16.67%) Java
6 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 14 (15.56%) Banking
8 13 (14.44%) Scrum
8 13 (14.44%) Linux
8 13 (14.44%) QA
9 12 (13.33%) ITIL
10 11 (12.22%) Change Management
11 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 10 (11.11%) HTML
11 10 (11.11%) Degree
11 10 (11.11%) SDLC
12 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.00%) TDD
12 9 (10.00%) CSS
13 8 (8.89%) Unix
13 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.89%) Retail
13 8 (8.89%) Data Management
13 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
13 8 (8.89%) People Management
14 7 (7.78%) DevOps
14 7 (7.78%) jQuery
14 7 (7.78%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2

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 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 2 (2.22%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) JBoss
2 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.33%) MS Office
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.22%) MS Project
5 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.11%) Documaker
1 1 (1.11%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.11%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.11%) Minerva
1 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Force.com
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.22%) DHCP
3 2 (2.22%) DMZ
3 2 (2.22%) Intranet
3 2 (2.22%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) FCoE
4 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.11%) NAS
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) GIS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.33%) JIRA
3 3 (3.33%) JUnit
3 3 (3.33%) Selenium
3 3 (3.33%) TestNG
4 2 (2.22%) Ant
4 2 (2.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.22%) Maven
4 2 (2.22%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.11%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.11%) WATIR
5 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Games
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.11%) Electronics
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) French Language
8 1 (1.11%) Front Office
8 1 (1.11%) German Language
8 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) Analyst
1 15 (16.67%) Developer
2 10 (11.11%) Architect
3 9 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 4 (4.44%) IT Risk Manager
6 4 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Risk Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Scrum Master
6 4 (4.44%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.33%) QA Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Supply Chain Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) HTML
2 9 (10.00%) CSS
3 7 (7.78%) jQuery
3 7 (7.78%) Web Services
4 5 (5.56%) Ajax
4 5 (5.56%) CSS3
5 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.44%) HTML5
5 4 (4.44%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (4.44%) Spring
6 3 (3.33%) .NET
6 3 (3.33%) Middleware
6 3 (3.33%) RESTful
7 2 (2.22%) Java EE
7 2 (2.22%) JAXB
7 2 (2.22%) JSON
7 2 (2.22%) JSP
7 2 (2.22%) XHTML
7 2 (2.22%) XML
7 2 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.56%) User Experience
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) NHS
4 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) EPoS
5 2 (2.22%) Equities
5 2 (2.22%) Fintech
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) DTCC
6 1 (1.11%) RIA
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Unix
3 5 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) AIX
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) SUSE
5 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.00%) Project Management
4 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 13 (14.44%) Scrum
6 12 (13.33%) ITIL
7 11 (12.22%) Change Management
8 10 (11.11%) SDLC
9 9 (10.00%) TDD
9 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.89%) Data Management
10 8 (8.89%) People Management
10 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
11 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.78%) DevOps
11 7 (7.78%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.67%) CRM
12 6 (6.67%) Service Management
12 6 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) Java
2 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) C++
5 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) ABAP
6 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.22%) CCNP
3 2 (2.22%) CCSE
3 2 (2.22%) CCSP
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) SDET
3 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) COBIT
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.11%) NFS
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Salt
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Control-M
4 1 (1.11%) FreeIPA
4 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) Icinga
4 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.11%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) WorldPay
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco
5 3 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.22%) HP
6 2 (2.22%) Juniper
6 2 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.22%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.11%) Qualys
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) Zend
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