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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 156 131 168
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +37
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 43 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.08% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.40% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £333 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £385 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £39.05 £34.50 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -41.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +108.00%
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
4421 4416 5468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.00% 77.26% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3495 3286 4102
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 103
Average hourly rate £24.37 £22.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -28.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) Degree
4 17 (19.32%) QA
4 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (15.91%) Banking
5 14 (15.91%) Project Management
6 13 (14.77%) Java
7 11 (12.50%) ITIL
7 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 11 (12.50%) TDD
7 11 (12.50%) Scrum
8 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
8 10 (11.36%) MS Office
8 10 (11.36%) Change Management
9 9 (10.23%) Windows
9 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
10 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 8 (9.09%) Linux
10 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.09%) Kanban
10 8 (9.09%) Analytics
11 7 (7.95%) .NET
11 7 (7.95%) C#
11 7 (7.95%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) Jetty
3 3 (3.41%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.27%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
2 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) RMDS
2 2 (2.27%) Eikon
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) DNS
1 5 (5.68%) Intranet
2 4 (4.55%) VoIP
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (3.41%) NAS
3 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.41%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) LDAP
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) SSL
4 2 (2.27%) WAN
4 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.14%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Selenium
2 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) Ant
4 2 (2.27%) Maven
4 2 (2.27%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.27%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Games
4 5 (5.68%) Law
4 5 (5.68%) Legal
5 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 2 (2.27%) German Language
6 2 (2.27%) Local Government
6 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.14%) International Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Front Office
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 6 (6.82%) Test Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
4 5 (5.68%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (4.55%) Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) Architect
5 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Web Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.41%) QA Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (2.27%) SCM Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.27%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) WPF
3 3 (3.41%) jQuery
3 3 (3.41%) HTML5
4 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.27%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (2.27%) LINQ
4 2 (2.27%) Grails
4 2 (2.27%) WF
4 2 (2.27%) WCF
4 2 (2.27%) WinForms
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.27%) CSS
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.14%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) XSD
5 1 (1.14%) XSL
5 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.82%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.68%) Equities
4 5 (5.68%) Statistics
5 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (2.27%) PMI
7 2 (2.27%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.14%) iPhone
8 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.14%) Social Media
8 1 (1.14%) iPad
8 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) UNIX
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Debian
5 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.91%) Project Management
3 11 (12.50%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Scrum
3 11 (12.50%) TDD
4 10 (11.36%) Change Management
5 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.09%) Kanban
5 8 (9.09%) Analytics
6 6 (6.82%) Migration
6 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.82%) Information Security
6 6 (6.82%) Service Management
7 5 (5.68%) Workflow
7 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.68%) Workflow Management
7 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.55%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) Groovy
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) Scala
7 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.27%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) VBScript
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Lisp
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) XAML
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
8 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) PMP
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) APMP
5 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) COBIT
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.27%) BS7799
4 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.14%) P3O
4 1 (1.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.27%) vCloud
4 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Citrix
3 5 (5.68%) VMware
3 5 (5.68%) WorldPay
4 4 (4.55%) OpenText
4 4 (4.55%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.27%) EMC
6 2 (2.27%) NetApp
6 2 (2.27%) Reuters
6 2 (2.27%) Akamai
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) Remedy
7 1 (1.14%) Charles River
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
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