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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 132 149 155
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 46 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 0.99% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 33
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.05 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +72.18%
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
2999 4424 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.23% 82.29% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3494 3452
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 36 (40.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (21.35%) Project Management
6 17 (19.10%) Java
6 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 15 (16.85%) SDLC
7 15 (16.85%) Banking
8 13 (14.61%) Linux
9 12 (13.48%) Change Management
10 11 (12.36%) Scrum
10 11 (12.36%) ITIL
11 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
11 10 (11.24%) QA
12 9 (10.11%) TOGAF
12 9 (10.11%) Web Services
12 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
12 9 (10.11%) HTML
12 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.99%) CSS
13 8 (8.99%) Unix
13 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.99%) Degree
13 8 (8.99%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (8.99%) Data Management
13 8 (8.99%) People Management
14 7 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (7.87%) jQuery
14 7 (7.87%) Test Automation

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 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) JBoss
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) GemFire
3 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) MS Office
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) LatentZero
1 2 (2.25%) Minerva
2 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.12%) Documaker
2 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Force.com
2 1 (1.12%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) DNS
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) DHCP
3 2 (2.25%) DMZ
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) Network Security
3 2 (2.25%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) FCoE
4 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) MySQL
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.12%) GIS
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.37%) JUnit
3 3 (3.37%) Maven
3 3 (3.37%) TestNG
4 2 (2.25%) Ant
4 2 (2.25%) Capybara
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.25%) RSpec
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) WATIR
5 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 4 (4.49%) Games
5 4 (4.49%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) French Language
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
7 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Analyst
1 13 (14.61%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Architect
3 10 (11.24%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.87%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) IT Risk Manager
6 5 (5.62%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Risk Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.49%) .NET Architect
7 4 (4.49%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) HTML
1 9 (10.11%) Web Services
2 8 (8.99%) CSS
3 7 (7.87%) jQuery
4 6 (6.74%) .NET
5 5 (5.62%) Ajax
5 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.62%) HTML5
6 4 (4.49%) CSS3
6 4 (4.49%) Middleware
6 4 (4.49%) RESTful
6 4 (4.49%) Spring
7 3 (3.37%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.25%) JAXB
8 2 (2.25%) JSP
8 2 (2.25%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.25%) XHTML
8 2 (2.25%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.37%) Equities
5 3 (3.37%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.25%) Derivative
6 2 (2.25%) EPoS
6 2 (2.25%) Fintech
6 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) Blog
7 1 (1.12%) DTCC
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) PMI
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Unix
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) AIX
5 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) SUSE
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.35%) Project Management
4 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 15 (16.85%) SDLC
6 12 (13.48%) Change Management
7 11 (12.36%) ITIL
7 11 (12.36%) Scrum
8 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.11%) TOGAF
10 8 (8.99%) Data Management
10 8 (8.99%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (8.99%) People Management
10 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.74%) Service Management
12 6 (6.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) Java
2 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.74%) Python
4 5 (5.62%) SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) ABAP
7 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.25%) CCNP
3 2 (2.25%) CCSE
3 2 (2.25%) CCSP
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) SDET
3 3 (3.37%) SLA
4 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.12%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) KVM
3 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.37%) Salt
5 1 (1.12%) Control-M
5 1 (1.12%) FreeIPA
5 1 (1.12%) Icinga
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.12%) Mesos
5 1 (1.12%) Nagios
5 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.12%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Adobe
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.37%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.25%) HP
5 2 (2.25%) Juniper
5 2 (2.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.12%) ATG
6 1 (1.12%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.12%) RedDot
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec
6 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.12%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods
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