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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 147 122 148
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 93 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.48% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.92% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 44
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £528 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -9.05%
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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.81%) SQL
4 19 (18.10%) ITIL
5 17 (16.19%) QA
6 15 (14.29%) Project Management
6 15 (14.29%) Banking
7 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (13.33%) Java
8 13 (12.38%) Oracle
8 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.43%) TDD
9 12 (11.43%) Scrum
10 11 (10.48%) Change Management
10 11 (10.48%) MS Office
10 11 (10.48%) Windows
10 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
10 11 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (10.48%) Degree
11 10 (9.52%) Kanban
11 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.52%) .NET
11 10 (9.52%) Service Management
11 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.57%) VMware
12 9 (8.57%) UNIX
12 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (8.57%) DevOps
13 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.62%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) Jetty
2 4 (3.81%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.86%) Confluence
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) nginx
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) SAS
5 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Office
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.90%) RMDS
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Agresso
2 1 (0.95%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.95%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (4.76%) DHCP
2 5 (4.76%) LDAP
3 3 (2.86%) VLAN
3 3 (2.86%) Intranet
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) SAN
3 3 (2.86%) WLAN
3 3 (2.86%) WAN
3 3 (2.86%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.86%) SNMP
3 3 (2.86%) LAN
3 3 (2.86%) Network Security
3 3 (2.86%) NAS
4 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.90%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.90%) VoIP
4 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
4 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) JIRA
2 5 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.81%) Selenium
4 3 (2.86%) Maven
4 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.90%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.90%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.90%) Ant
6 1 (0.95%) JMeter
6 1 (0.95%) NUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Games
3 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.86%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) German Language
6 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Law
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) International Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 6 (5.71%) Architect
5 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.86%) QA Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Consultant
7 3 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (4.76%) HTML
3 4 (3.81%) HTML5
3 4 (3.81%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) WinForms
4 3 (2.86%) XML
4 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.86%) jQuery
5 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.90%) Velocity
5 2 (1.90%) WCF
5 2 (1.90%) WPF
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.90%) CSS
6 1 (0.95%) JSP
6 1 (0.95%) SOAP
6 1 (0.95%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Statistics
4 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.81%) Equities
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Online Games
7 2 (1.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) AS400
8 1 (0.95%) Derivative
8 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.95%) Economics
8 1 (0.95%) NHS
8 1 (0.95%) PMI
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) UNIX
3 8 (7.62%) Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) AIX
7 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.10%) ITIL
3 15 (14.29%) Project Management
4 12 (11.43%) TDD
4 12 (11.43%) Scrum
5 11 (10.48%) Change Management
5 11 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (9.52%) Kanban
6 10 (9.52%) Service Management
6 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.57%) DevOps
8 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.67%) BDD
10 6 (5.71%) Line Management
10 6 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) Java
3 7 (6.67%) C#
4 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.86%) VBA
6 3 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) VBScript
7 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 1 (0.95%) XAML
8 1 (0.95%) VB
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) Perl
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) PMP
4 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.95%) MBA
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) MCP
5 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.95%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) BS7799
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.86%) DFS Replication
4 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
1 2 (1.90%) Nagios
1 2 (1.90%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) NetApp
4 5 (4.76%) WorldPay
5 4 (3.81%) Cisco
5 4 (3.81%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) New Relic
6 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.90%) Akamai
6 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.90%) EMC
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.90%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) Teradata
7 1 (0.95%) Altiris
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago