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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 142 138 159
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 44 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 1.08% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £370 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £597 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £15.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+106.63% -3.21%
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
4029 4525 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.50% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 3216 3376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Finance
3 23 (19.01%) SQL
4 22 (18.18%) ITIL
5 20 (16.53%) Java
5 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
7 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
8 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
8 16 (13.22%) Scrum
8 16 (13.22%) TDD
8 16 (13.22%) QA
9 15 (12.40%) Windows
9 15 (12.40%) MS Office
10 14 (11.57%) Service Management
10 14 (11.57%) DevOps
11 13 (10.74%) Change Management
12 12 (9.92%) Oracle
12 12 (9.92%) .NET
12 12 (9.92%) Project Management
13 11 (9.09%) HTML
13 11 (9.09%) Banking
13 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (8.26%) Kanban
14 10 (8.26%) Degree
14 10 (8.26%) UNIX
14 10 (8.26%) Linux
15 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
15 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
15 9 (7.44%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.48%) Apache
2 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.48%) Confluence
2 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.65%) Jetty
3 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) AquaLogic
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.40%) MS Office
3 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) Agresso
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.83%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Yammer
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) DNS
1 6 (4.96%) DHCP
2 5 (4.13%) LDAP
2 5 (4.13%) Network Security
3 4 (3.31%) SAN
3 4 (3.31%) LAN
3 4 (3.31%) WAN
4 3 (2.48%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.48%) SNMP
4 3 (2.48%) VoIP
4 3 (2.48%) WLAN
4 3 (2.48%) Wireless
4 3 (2.48%) VLAN
4 3 (2.48%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.48%) NAS
5 2 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) MPLS
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.13%) MySQL
4 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.65%) Big Data
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) Selenium
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.31%) Maven
4 3 (2.48%) MSI
5 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.65%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.65%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Lombardi
General
1 34 (28.10%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Games
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 5 (4.13%) Publishing
5 4 (3.31%) Marketing
5 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Front Office
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Law
6 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (19.01%) Analyst
2 19 (15.70%) Developer
3 9 (7.44%) Architect
3 9 (7.44%) ScrumMaster
4 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.79%) DevOps Architect
5 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) Business Data Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) Service Manager
6 4 (3.31%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (2.48%) Development Manager
7 3 (2.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.48%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.48%) Network Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.48%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (2.48%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
2 11 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (5.79%) HTML5
4 5 (4.13%) CSS
5 4 (3.31%) Web Services
5 4 (3.31%) XML
6 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.48%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.65%) jQuery
7 2 (1.65%) Django
7 2 (1.65%) Velocity
7 2 (1.65%) RESTful
7 2 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.65%) CSS3
7 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.65%) WinForms
7 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.83%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.13%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.31%) Equities
5 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.48%) Statistics
6 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.48%) Open Source
7 2 (1.65%) Online Games
7 2 (1.65%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) UNIX
2 10 (8.26%) Linux
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) ITIL
3 16 (13.22%) Scrum
3 16 (13.22%) TDD
4 14 (11.57%) Service Management
4 14 (11.57%) DevOps
5 13 (10.74%) Change Management
6 12 (9.92%) Project Management
7 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.26%) Kanban
9 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.44%) BDD
10 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.79%) Workflow
11 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.01%) SQL
2 20 (16.53%) Java
3 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.79%) C#
5 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.13%) VBA
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
7 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.48%) R
8 2 (1.65%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) VBScript
8 2 (1.65%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.48%) PMP
4 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.65%) VCP4
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.48%) Firmware
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.48%) DFS Replication
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Server
3 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.48%) XenApp
3 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (2.48%) Nagios
1 3 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (2.48%) WSUS
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.31%) Altiris
5 4 (3.31%) McAfee
6 3 (2.48%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) NetApp
6 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.48%) Remedy
6 3 (2.48%) AppSense
6 3 (2.48%) Wyse
6 3 (2.48%) New Relic
6 3 (2.48%) Tableau
6 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) BMC
8 1 (0.83%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
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