The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 149 182 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +35.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.27 - £27.00
Performance 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
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Performance 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 Performance Improvement across the City of London region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance 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 Performance Improvement across the City of London region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Projects
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared