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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 152 118 149
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +31
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 47 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.36% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.76% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 46
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £313 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.98%
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
4291 4605 4933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.50% 77.20% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3382 3475 3707
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 81
Average hourly rate £24.23 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 26 (27.66%) SQL
3 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.09%) QA
5 16 (17.02%) Project Management
6 15 (15.96%) ITIL
6 15 (15.96%) Banking
7 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.77%) Degree
8 12 (12.77%) Oracle
8 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
9 11 (11.70%) Windows
9 11 (11.70%) Linux
9 11 (11.70%) Scrum
9 11 (11.70%) TDD
10 10 (10.64%) Change Management
10 10 (10.64%) UNIX
10 10 (10.64%) MS Office
10 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.64%) Kanban
11 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (9.57%) .NET
11 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.57%) Service Management
11 9 (9.57%) VMware
12 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
12 8 (8.51%) Java
13 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
13 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.26%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) Jetty
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.19%) Confluence
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Office
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) RMDS
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Eikon
3 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) LDAP
3 4 (4.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.19%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.19%) SNMP
4 3 (3.19%) LAN
4 3 (3.19%) WLAN
4 3 (3.19%) WAN
4 3 (3.19%) SAN
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) NAS
4 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.19%) VLAN
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.13%) Intranet
5 2 (2.13%) SSL
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (6.38%) JIRA
1 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.32%) Selenium
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (2.13%) Zephyr
5 2 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.13%) Ant
5 2 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.06%) JMeter
6 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Games
5 3 (3.19%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 2 (2.13%) German Language
6 2 (2.13%) Local Government
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.06%) International Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Analyst
2 15 (15.96%) Developer
3 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.38%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (4.26%) Consultant
5 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.19%) Applications Support
6 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.19%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.19%) QA Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.13%) SCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) WinForms
2 4 (4.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) HTML5
3 3 (3.19%) WPF
3 3 (3.19%) jQuery
3 3 (3.19%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) CSS
4 2 (2.13%) WF
4 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.13%) Velocity
4 2 (2.13%) WCF
4 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.06%) SignalR
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.06%) CSS3
5 1 (1.06%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.06%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.38%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.32%) Equities
4 5 (5.32%) Statistics
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.13%) PMI
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) Economics
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) Social Media
7 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) UNIX
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Debian
5 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.02%) Project Management
3 15 (15.96%) ITIL
4 11 (11.70%) TDD
4 11 (11.70%) Scrum
5 10 (10.64%) Change Management
5 10 (10.64%) Kanban
6 9 (9.57%) Service Management
7 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.45%) Workflow
8 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.38%) Workflow Management
9 6 (6.38%) Manual Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Line Management
9 6 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.32%) Coaching
10 5 (5.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) Java
3 6 (6.38%) C#
3 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.26%) Python
4 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.19%) VBA
5 3 (3.19%) VBScript
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.06%) R
7 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VB
7 1 (1.06%) XAML
7 1 (1.06%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) APMP
4 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CCNP
4 1 (1.06%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.13%) BS7799
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) P3O
3 1 (1.06%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.19%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.13%) vCloud
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.13%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) WorldPay
4 5 (5.32%) NetApp
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 3 (3.19%) HP
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.19%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.13%) Reuters
7 2 (2.13%) OpenText
7 2 (2.13%) Google
7 2 (2.13%) Akamai
7 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.13%) EMC
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix
7 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.06%) Dell
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe
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