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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 113 115 133
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 1.20% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.43% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 46
Median daily rate £500 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.44 £50.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.79% +154.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
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
2823 2946 4750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 83.88% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 2368 3715
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 £350 £308 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £17.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.59 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 2016.

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 December 2016, 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 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Finance
3 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (16.49%) Linux
6 15 (15.46%) Banking
7 14 (14.43%) Scrum
7 14 (14.43%) Java
7 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.43%) ITIL
7 14 (14.43%) QA
8 13 (13.40%) Degree
8 13 (13.40%) HTML
8 13 (13.40%) Project Management
9 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
9 12 (12.37%) Windows
10 11 (11.34%) CSS
11 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.31%) Unix
11 10 (10.31%) SQL
11 10 (10.31%) Change Management
11 10 (10.31%) TDD
11 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
11 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
12 9 (9.28%) DevOps
12 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.28%) Oracle
13 8 (8.25%) Cisco
13 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking

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 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) JBoss
2 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
2 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.03%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.03%) Minerva
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 6 (6.19%) LAN
3 5 (5.15%) Internet
4 4 (4.12%) DHCP
4 4 (4.12%) DNS
5 3 (3.09%) Network Security
5 3 (3.09%) Skype
5 3 (3.09%) WAN
6 2 (2.06%) DMVPN
6 2 (2.06%) DMZ
6 2 (2.06%) NAS
6 2 (2.06%) SAN
6 2 (2.06%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.03%) Intranet
7 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.03%) VoIP
7 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) OLTP
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) JIRA
3 4 (4.12%) Maven
3 4 (4.12%) Subversion
4 3 (3.09%) Ant
4 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.09%) JUnit
4 3 (3.09%) Selenium
4 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.06%) Gradle
5 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.06%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.06%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.06%) TestNG
6 1 (1.03%) JMeter
6 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 38 (39.18%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Analyst
3 7 (7.22%) Architect
3 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.15%) UI Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Administrator
6 4 (4.12%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (4.12%) HTML Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.09%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.09%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Qt Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Supply Chain Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) HTML
2 11 (11.34%) CSS
3 7 (7.22%) CSS3
3 7 (7.22%) Web Services
4 6 (6.19%) jQuery
4 6 (6.19%) Semantic HTML
5 5 (5.15%) Ajax
5 5 (5.15%) REST
5 5 (5.15%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.12%) HTML5
6 4 (4.12%) React
6 4 (4.12%) React Native
6 4 (4.12%) Spring
7 3 (3.09%) Middleware
7 3 (3.09%) OpenGL
7 3 (3.09%) Qt
7 3 (3.09%) RESTful
7 3 (3.09%) SOAP
7 3 (3.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.12%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.12%) Fintech
3 4 (4.12%) NHS
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.06%) Blog
5 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.03%) DTCC
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.03%) RIA
6 1 (1.03%) Statistics
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) 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 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.03%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Scrum
4 13 (13.40%) Project Management
5 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.31%) TDD
6 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.28%) DevOps
7 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.25%) Data Management
9 7 (7.22%) SDLC
9 7 (7.22%) Service Management
9 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.19%) OO
11 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) Java
1 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.31%) SQL
3 5 (5.15%) Python
4 3 (3.09%) C++
4 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) ABAP
5 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
5 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) Groovy
6 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Scala
6 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) CCNP
4 2 (2.06%) CCSE
4 2 (2.06%) CCSP
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) ISEB
4 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) AAT
5 1 (1.03%) HNC
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) SDET
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.06%) Docker
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 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) Salt
3 2 (2.06%) Control-M
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.03%) FreeIPA
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) Icinga
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%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) WorldPay
4 6 (6.19%) VMware
5 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.15%) SAP
6 4 (4.12%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.06%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) Informatica
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) Symantec
9 1 (1.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.03%) Veracode
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