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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 147 153 164
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 51 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.93% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.20% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 41
Average daily rate
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£469 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -23.09%
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
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 31 (31.96%) SQL
3 25 (25.77%) Degree
4 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.74%) QA
5 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (20.62%) Project Management
7 16 (16.49%) Java
8 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
8 14 (14.43%) ITIL
8 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
8 14 (14.43%) TDD
9 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
9 13 (13.40%) Windows
10 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.37%) Banking
10 12 (12.37%) Information Security
11 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (11.34%) Linux
12 10 (10.31%) Oracle
12 10 (10.31%) DNS
13 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.28%) MS Office
13 9 (9.28%) Law
13 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
13 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
13 9 (9.28%) Analytics
14 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) LiveLink
3 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Jetty
3 2 (2.06%) nginx
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Office
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) RMDS
2 2 (2.06%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.06%) Eikon
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) Intranet
3 6 (6.19%) Firewall
4 5 (5.15%) NAS
4 5 (5.15%) SAN
4 5 (5.15%) VoIP
5 4 (4.12%) DHCP
5 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.12%) Internet
6 3 (3.09%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) Wireless
6 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) LDAP
8 1 (1.03%) DWDM
8 1 (1.03%) MPLS
8 1 (1.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.06%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.06%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (3.09%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Appium
4 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) FishEye
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Law
4 5 (5.15%) Legal
5 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Games
6 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 3 (3.09%) Advertising
7 2 (2.06%) Publishing
7 2 (2.06%) Local Government
7 2 (2.06%) Marketing
7 2 (2.06%) German Language
8 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.03%) International Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Analyst
2 18 (18.56%) Developer
3 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.19%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Architect
5 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Consultant
5 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) DBA
7 3 (3.09%) Report Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (3.09%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.09%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.09%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Grails
2 5 (5.15%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) WCF
3 3 (3.09%) WPF
4 2 (2.06%) WF
4 2 (2.06%) LINQ
4 2 (2.06%) WinForms
4 2 (2.06%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (2.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) CSS
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.03%) RESTful
5 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.03%) Velocity
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) XSD
5 1 (1.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) PMI
3 4 (4.12%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.12%) Statistics
4 3 (3.09%) Equities
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) AS400
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.03%) iPhone
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.12%) UNIX
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Project Management
3 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) TDD
4 12 (12.37%) Information Security
5 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
5 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.28%) Analytics
6 8 (8.25%) Scrum
6 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) ETL
7 7 (7.22%) Pair Programming
7 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.22%) Open Source
8 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.19%) Migration
8 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) SQL
2 16 (16.49%) Java
3 7 (7.22%) Groovy
4 6 (6.19%) Python
4 6 (6.19%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.09%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) Scala
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) VB
8 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.06%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) Lisp
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) ISEB
2 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) RHCE
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) APMP
4 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.74%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.06%) BS7799
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) P3O
4 1 (1.03%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) Nagios
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.06%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) Control-M
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) Citrix
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) VMware
5 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.15%) WorldPay
5 5 (5.15%) HP
5 5 (5.15%) Bloomberg
6 4 (4.12%) SAP
6 4 (4.12%) OpenText
7 3 (3.09%) Reuters
7 3 (3.09%) Dell
8 2 (2.06%) EMC
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.06%) Akamai
9 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.03%) Mitel
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £390 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago