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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 129 152 155
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 77 65 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.23% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £525 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.09%
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
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.69%) Finance
3 24 (18.46%) Java
3 24 (18.46%) ITIL
4 20 (15.38%) SQL
4 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
5 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
6 17 (13.08%) .NET
7 16 (12.31%) Windows
7 16 (12.31%) Service Management
7 16 (12.31%) Scrum
7 16 (12.31%) DevOps
8 15 (11.54%) Degree
8 15 (11.54%) TDD
8 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
8 15 (11.54%) Oracle
9 13 (10.00%) Linux
9 13 (10.00%) MS Office
10 12 (9.23%) Project Management
10 12 (9.23%) QA
10 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.46%) HTML
12 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
12 10 (7.69%) C#
12 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.69%) Banking
12 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.69%) BDD
13 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.54%) JBoss
4 2 (1.54%) Apache
4 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.54%) Node.js
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.77%) Confluence
5 1 (0.77%) nginx
5 1 (0.77%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.77%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.00%) MS Office
3 9 (6.92%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.54%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.77%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) Cordys
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.77%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) DNS
1 6 (4.62%) Network Security
2 5 (3.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.08%) Intranet
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.31%) Wireless
4 3 (2.31%) LAN
4 3 (2.31%) VoIP
4 3 (2.31%) WAN
5 2 (1.54%) WLAN
5 2 (1.54%) LDAP
5 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.54%) SNMP
5 2 (1.54%) VLAN
5 2 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (0.77%) MVNO
6 1 (0.77%) Firewall
6 1 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.54%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) OLTP
6 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.77%) Redis
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.31%) MSI
4 2 (1.54%) Maven
4 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.77%) RSpec
5 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.77%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.77%) JIRA
5 1 (0.77%) Selenium
5 1 (0.77%) Capybara
5 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.77%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.77%) Hudson
5 1 (0.77%) JMeter
5 1 (0.77%) Subversion
5 1 (0.77%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
General
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 9 (6.92%) Games
4 6 (4.62%) Retail
4 6 (4.62%) Law
5 5 (3.85%) Marketing
5 5 (3.85%) Legal
5 5 (3.85%) Publishing
6 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.31%) Back Office
7 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.54%) Billing
7 2 (1.54%) Front Office
7 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.77%) French Language
8 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (16.15%) Developer
2 20 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (9.23%) Architect
4 9 (6.92%) ScrumMaster
5 7 (5.38%) DevOps Architect
5 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
6 5 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Consultant
7 4 (3.08%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.08%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.31%) Online Development Manager
8 3 (2.31%) Senior Architect
8 3 (2.31%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (2.31%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
8 3 (2.31%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.08%) .NET
2 11 (8.46%) HTML
3 8 (6.15%) Web Services
4 6 (4.62%) XML
4 6 (4.62%) CSS
5 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.08%) J2EE
5 4 (3.08%) JSON
5 4 (3.08%) HTML5
6 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.31%) jQuery
6 3 (2.31%) REST
6 3 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.31%) Middleware
7 2 (1.54%) XSD
7 2 (1.54%) XSL
7 2 (1.54%) XSLT
7 2 (1.54%) WinForms
7 2 (1.54%) Django
7 2 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.85%) Online Games
4 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
4 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
6 2 (1.54%) Kindle
6 2 (1.54%) Statistics
6 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.77%) FMCG
7 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Wiki
7 1 (0.77%) Blog
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.31%) Windows
2 13 (10.00%) Linux
3 9 (6.92%) UNIX
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.46%) ITIL
3 16 (12.31%) Service Management
3 16 (12.31%) Scrum
3 16 (12.31%) DevOps
4 15 (11.54%) TDD
5 12 (9.23%) Project Management
5 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.69%) BDD
7 9 (6.92%) Workflow
7 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.15%) Change Management
8 8 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.38%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) Java
2 20 (15.38%) SQL
3 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.69%) C#
4 7 (5.38%) Ruby
5 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.85%) PHP
5 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 5 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (2.31%) R
6 3 (2.31%) VBA
6 3 (2.31%) Perl
7 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.77%) Scala
8 1 (0.77%) C
8 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.77%) VBScript
8 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) PMP
5 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) APMP
6 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.77%) ISACA
6 1 (0.77%) GIAC
6 1 (0.77%) MBA
6 1 (0.77%) CISA
6 1 (0.77%) GSEC
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.77%) MCP
6 1 (0.77%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.31%) XenApp
2 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.31%) Firmware
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Nagios
1 4 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.31%) WSUS
2 3 (2.31%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) Opsview
4 1 (0.77%) Graphite
4 1 (0.77%) collectd
4 1 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.77%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.54%) Oracle
3 4 (3.08%) SAP
3 4 (3.08%) Remedy
3 4 (3.08%) Cisco
3 4 (3.08%) VMware
4 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.31%) New Relic
4 3 (2.31%) Tableau
4 3 (2.31%) AppSense
4 3 (2.31%) Wyse
4 3 (2.31%) Altiris
4 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.31%) BMC
4 3 (2.31%) McAfee
5 2 (1.54%) HP
5 2 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (0.77%) Pega
6 1 (0.77%) Google
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