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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
London / City of London
Rank 105 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 0.89% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.05% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 40
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +11.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £286 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £690 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £48.72 £33.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.65% +0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £18.60 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.74 £47.39 £42.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.21%) Finance
3 25 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (16.49%) Oracle
5 16 (16.49%) Linux
6 15 (15.46%) ITIL
6 15 (15.46%) Scrum
7 14 (14.43%) Banking
7 14 (14.43%) HTML
7 14 (14.43%) Java
7 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.43%) Project Management
8 13 (13.40%) Windows
8 13 (13.40%) Change Management
9 12 (12.37%) SQL
9 12 (12.37%) Degree
10 11 (11.34%) QA
10 11 (11.34%) Open Source
10 11 (11.34%) CSS
10 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
11 10 (10.31%) TDD
11 10 (10.31%) Unix
11 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
11 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.28%) Service Management
12 9 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (9.28%) DevOps
13 8 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared

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 5 (5.15%) JBoss
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.09%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.12%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.06%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Route 53
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) DHCP
2 5 (5.15%) DNS
3 4 (4.12%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 3 (3.09%) Skype
5 2 (2.06%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.06%) LDAP
5 2 (2.06%) NAS
5 2 (2.06%) SAN
5 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless
6 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.03%) IPsec
6 1 (1.03%) MPLS
6 1 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) OLTP
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.19%) Maven
2 6 (6.19%) Subversion
3 5 (5.15%) Ant
3 5 (5.15%) JIRA
4 4 (4.12%) NetBeans
5 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.06%) Gradle
6 2 (2.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
6 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.06%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Capybara
7 1 (1.03%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.03%) Hudson
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Marketing
4 6 (6.19%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Games
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Architect
5 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Product Owner
6 4 (4.12%) Administrator
6 4 (4.12%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (4.12%) HTML Developer
6 4 (4.12%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.09%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Supply Chain Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) HTML
2 11 (11.34%) CSS
3 8 (8.25%) Web Services
4 7 (7.22%) jQuery
4 7 (7.22%) REST
4 7 (7.22%) XML
5 6 (6.19%) CSS3
6 5 (5.15%) Ajax
6 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.15%) React
6 5 (5.15%) SOAP
6 5 (5.15%) Spring
6 5 (5.15%) XSLT
7 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.12%) Java EE
7 4 (4.12%) JAXB
7 4 (4.12%) JSON
7 4 (4.12%) JSP
7 4 (4.12%) React Native
7 4 (4.12%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Fintech
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Blog
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.06%) Equities
5 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.03%) Statistics
6 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.03%) Tandem
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
2 13 (13.40%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.03%) Debian
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.46%) ITIL
3 15 (15.46%) Scrum
4 14 (14.43%) Project Management
5 13 (13.40%) Change Management
6 11 (11.34%) Open Source
6 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.31%) TDD
8 9 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (9.28%) DevOps
8 9 (9.28%) Service Management
9 8 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.22%) SDLC
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.22%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.19%) Data Management
11 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) Java
1 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.37%) SQL
3 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.12%) Python
4 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) C++
4 3 (3.09%) PHP
5 2 (2.06%) ABAP
5 2 (2.06%) Perl
5 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.03%) Go
6 1 (1.03%) Groovy
6 1 (1.03%) Scala
6 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) AAT
6 1 (1.03%) CEH
6 1 (1.03%) CISMP
6 1 (1.03%) GIAC
6 1 (1.03%) HNC
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.06%) SDET
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) NFS
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) Terraform
3 2 (2.06%) Control-M
3 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) VMware
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) SAP
4 6 (6.19%) WorldPay
5 5 (5.15%) IBM
6 4 (4.12%) Citrix
7 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) Splunk
8 2 (2.06%) Symantec
9 1 (1.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.03%) NetApp
9 1 (1.03%) Nokia
9 1 (1.03%) Remedy
9 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.03%) Sun
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago