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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 128 159 138
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.70% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.87% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 40
Median daily rate £445 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £316 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.05 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
2837 4687 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.07% 80.09% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3704 3547
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.64 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £60.40 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (22.78%) Linux
6 17 (21.52%) Project Management
7 15 (18.99%) Java
8 12 (15.19%) Unix
8 12 (15.19%) ITIL
8 12 (15.19%) SDLC
8 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 11 (13.92%) Oracle
9 11 (13.92%) Scrum
9 11 (13.92%) Degree
10 10 (12.66%) QA
10 10 (12.66%) Change Management
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
11 9 (11.39%) SQL
11 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
12 8 (10.13%) TDD
12 8 (10.13%) Banking
12 8 (10.13%) TOGAF
12 8 (10.13%) SOA
12 8 (10.13%) Middleware
12 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.13%) People Management
13 7 (8.86%) DevOps
13 7 (8.86%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (8.86%) Python

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 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Confluence
7 1 (1.27%) GemFire
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Documaker
1 2 (2.53%) LatentZero
1 2 (2.53%) Minerva
1 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.27%) Eikon
2 1 (1.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Force.com
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) SSL
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) DMZ
5 1 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.06%) Maven
2 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) Ant
3 3 (3.80%) Gerrit
3 3 (3.80%) Selenium
3 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.53%) Capybara
4 2 (2.53%) Introscope
4 2 (2.53%) RSpec
4 2 (2.53%) WATIR
5 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.27%) JMeter
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.06%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Law
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Front Office
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) French Language
6 1 (1.27%) German Language
6 1 (1.27%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) Architect
3 8 (10.13%) Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.59%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) .NET Architect
6 4 (5.06%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Java Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Deployment Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Middleware
2 7 (8.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) Web Services
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (5.06%) LAMP
5 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
5 3 (3.80%) CSS3
5 3 (3.80%) HTML5
5 3 (3.80%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) Ember.js
6 2 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.53%) React
6 2 (2.53%) Sass
6 2 (2.53%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Equities
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.80%) DataPower
4 3 (3.80%) Derivative
4 3 (3.80%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.53%) EPoS
5 2 (2.53%) Fintech
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Unix
3 5 (6.33%) AIX
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (6.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.33%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) SUSE
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (21.52%) Project Management
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) SDLC
4 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 11 (13.92%) Scrum
6 10 (12.66%) Change Management
6 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (10.13%) People Management
7 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.13%) SOA
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
7 8 (10.13%) TOGAF
8 7 (8.86%) CRM
8 7 (8.86%) Data Management
8 7 (8.86%) DevOps
9 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) Java
2 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
2 9 (11.39%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) Python
4 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCNP
4 1 (1.27%) CCSE
4 1 (1.27%) CCSP
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) SDET
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.27%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) vCloud
2 2 (2.53%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) KVM
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Ansible
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Control-M
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.27%) Mesos
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) IBM
3 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) WorldPay
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) Software AG
5 3 (3.80%) webMethods
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) ATG
6 2 (2.53%) Informatica
6 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.27%) RedDot
7 1 (1.27%) Reuters
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
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