The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 141 170 155
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 58 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.96% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 46
Average daily rate
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£425 £431 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £253 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 £59.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.52% +156.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £16.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.56% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4452 5405 5840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.69% 76.06% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 4052 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
London

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 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (31.29%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle
2 26 (17.69%) Degree
3 25 (17.01%) Project Management
3 25 (17.01%) Service Delivery
3 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.65%) Java
4 23 (15.65%) Linux
5 22 (14.97%) Scrum
5 22 (14.97%) QA
6 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
6 20 (13.61%) SQL
7 19 (12.93%) Windows
7 19 (12.93%) Banking
8 17 (11.56%) ITIL
9 15 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.20%) DevOps
10 14 (9.52%) PHP
11 13 (8.84%) Middleware
11 13 (8.84%) Workflow
11 13 (8.84%) TDD
11 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
11 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
12 12 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (8.16%) Ruby
12 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
12 12 (8.16%) MS Office
12 12 (8.16%) Python
12 12 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.48%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.80%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.08%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.72%) Node.js
5 4 (2.72%) Apache
5 4 (2.72%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.36%) GemFire
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.36%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.36%) nginx
7 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) MS Office
2 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.72%) MS Project
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.36%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.68%) Documaker
4 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.72%) GitHub
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) DNS
2 7 (4.76%) Intranet
3 5 (3.40%) SAN
4 2 (1.36%) CTI
4 2 (1.36%) SNMP
4 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.36%) VPN
4 2 (1.36%) DHCP
4 2 (1.36%) VLAN
5 1 (0.68%) SSH
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.68%) PBX
5 1 (0.68%) PSTN
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) WLAN
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
1 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.08%) MySQL
5 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.04%) OLTP
6 3 (2.04%) Big Data
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.36%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.36%) JSUnit
4 2 (1.36%) Selenium
4 2 (1.36%) JMeter
4 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) Calabash
5 1 (0.68%) Robotium
General
1 46 (31.29%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Games
4 9 (6.12%) Marketing
5 6 (4.08%) Legal
5 6 (4.08%) Billing
6 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.04%) French Language
8 3 (2.04%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.36%) Front Office
9 2 (1.36%) Back Office
9 2 (1.36%) Law
10 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (14.97%) Analyst
2 19 (12.93%) Developer
3 8 (5.44%) Consultant
4 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (3.40%) Server Engineer
5 5 (3.40%) Technical Manager
5 5 (3.40%) Business Analyst
5 5 (3.40%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (2.72%) Operations Manager
6 4 (2.72%) Support Engineer
6 4 (2.72%) Applications Support
6 4 (2.72%) Service Manager
6 4 (2.72%) PHP Developer
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (2.04%) Product Manager
7 3 (2.04%) Technical Operations Manager
7 3 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.04%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (2.04%) Support Specialist
7 3 (2.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) Middleware
2 10 (6.80%) Web Services
2 10 (6.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (5.44%) jQuery
3 8 (5.44%) HTML
4 6 (4.08%) .NET
5 5 (3.40%) J2EE
5 5 (3.40%) Memcached
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.04%) LAMP
7 3 (2.04%) XML
7 3 (2.04%) XSD
7 3 (2.04%) XSL
7 3 (2.04%) XSLT
7 3 (2.04%) RESTful
7 3 (2.04%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.04%) REST
8 2 (1.36%) CSS3
8 2 (1.36%) Gearman
8 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.48%) Online Games
3 6 (4.08%) Open Source
4 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.72%) FMCG
6 3 (2.04%) CMDB
6 3 (2.04%) Kindle
6 3 (2.04%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.36%) Blog
7 2 (1.36%) Derivative
7 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.36%) Statistics
7 2 (1.36%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Equities
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Linux
2 19 (12.93%) Windows
3 10 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.76%) UNIX
5 2 (1.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SELinux
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Project Management
1 25 (17.01%) Service Delivery
1 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.97%) Scrum
3 17 (11.56%) ITIL
4 15 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (10.20%) DevOps
5 13 (8.84%) Workflow
5 13 (8.84%) TDD
5 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.12%) BDD
9 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.44%) Time Management
9 8 (5.44%) Change Management
9 8 (5.44%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.76%) Service Management
10 7 (4.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.65%) Java
2 20 (13.61%) SQL
3 14 (9.52%) PHP
4 12 (8.16%) Ruby
4 12 (8.16%) Python
5 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.40%) C#
7 5 (3.40%) Perl
8 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.36%) PHP5
9 2 (1.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Degree
2 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) APMP
5 2 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) HNC
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CITP
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.97%) QA
2 9 (6.12%) SLA
3 6 (4.08%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) vCloud
3 2 (1.36%) vSphere
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) NFS
4 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.40%) Nagios
3 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.72%) Ansible
3 4 (2.72%) Puppet
4 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.36%) collectd
5 2 (1.36%) Opsview
6 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.68%) Control-M
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.68%) SCCM
6 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (17.69%) Oracle
2 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.80%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.44%) VMware
5 7 (4.76%) HP
6 5 (3.40%) SAP
7 4 (2.72%) Lotus
8 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.04%) IBM
8 3 (2.04%) Splunk
9 2 (1.36%) New Relic
9 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.36%) Akamai
9 2 (1.36%) Remedy
9 2 (1.36%) Adobe
9 2 (1.36%) Informatica
9 2 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.36%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.68%) Mitel
10 1 (0.68%) Google
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