The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 130 172 156
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 900 680 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.38% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.74% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 370 352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 15
Median hourly rate £27.38 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.48 £14.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £47.71 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.83%
Continuous Improvement
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the England region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the England region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +74 403 £463 +5.71% 88
South East +9 159 £420 +5.00% 65
North West -14 68 £423 +5.62% 28
East of England +33 62 £375 -25.00% 24
West Midlands +2 59 £350 +12.00% 22
South West -6 52 £400 -5.88% 24
East Midlands +7 39 £395 -1.25% 20
Yorkshire -18 32 £450 +11.80% 29
North East -29 24 £275 -23.61% 5
Midlands - 2 £1,200 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 571 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (21.36%) Finance
3 292 (17.09%) Project Management
4 241 (14.10%) ITIL
5 240 (14.04%) Java
6 238 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
7 234 (13.69%) Linux
8 231 (13.52%) Scrum
9 197 (11.53%) Degree
9 197 (11.53%) Security Cleared
10 186 (10.88%) TDD
10 186 (10.88%) Windows
11 175 (10.24%) Change Management
12 170 (9.95%) Service Delivery
13 166 (9.71%) Unix
13 166 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
14 154 (9.01%) Microsoft
15 146 (8.54%) Oracle
16 145 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 143 (8.37%) SQL
18 140 (8.19%) Mentoring
19 139 (8.13%) JavaScript
20 137 (8.02%) DevOps
21 135 (7.90%) Jenkins
22 131 (7.67%) HTML
22 131 (7.67%) Python
23 130 (7.61%) Git (software)
24 129 (7.55%) PRINCE2
24 129 (7.55%) Service Management
25 128 (7.49%) BDD

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 74 (4.33%) Node.js
2 72 (4.21%) Apache
3 58 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 52 (3.04%) Tomcat
5 45 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 42 (2.46%) Confluence
7 40 (2.34%) IIS
8 25 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.35%) CMS
10 21 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (1.11%) MS Exchange
12 16 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
13 15 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.59%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.53%) Mule
18 7 (0.41%) WordPress
19 6 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 127 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 91 (5.32%) MS Office
3 62 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (2.81%) MS Project
5 34 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.059%) Simulink
7 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.29%) Maximo
6 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.23%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.12%) HFM
8 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.35%) Office 365
4 16 (0.94%) GitHub
4 16 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.70%) IaaS
6 9 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.53%) SaaS
7 7 (0.41%) Heroku
8 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
9 5 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.059%) Force.com
12 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.059%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.32%) HTTP
2 83 (4.86%) DNS
3 65 (3.80%) Firewall
4 54 (3.16%) SSL
5 35 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 34 (1.99%) Internet
7 32 (1.87%) VPN
8 30 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 27 (1.58%) SAN
10 25 (1.46%) LAN
10 25 (1.46%) Network Security
11 20 (1.17%) DHCP
12 18 (1.05%) NAS
13 17 (0.99%) 3G
14 16 (0.94%) LTE
14 16 (0.94%) Wireless
15 15 (0.88%) 4G
15 15 (0.88%) MPLS
16 14 (0.82%) VLAN
17 13 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.87%) MongoDB
3 39 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.52%) MySQL
6 24 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 23 (1.35%) Big Data
8 17 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 15 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (0.82%) Redis
11 13 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.64%) Data Mining
12 11 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.41%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 135 (7.90%) Jenkins
2 130 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 70 (4.10%) JIRA
4 59 (3.45%) Selenium
5 56 (3.28%) JUnit
6 49 (2.87%) Maven
7 47 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 38 (2.22%) Subversion
9 34 (1.99%) Jasmine
10 29 (1.70%) Protractor
11 25 (1.46%) Hudson
12 24 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (1.17%) Mocha
14 19 (1.11%) Gradle
14 19 (1.11%) TeamCity
15 17 (0.99%) IntelliJ
15 17 (0.99%) Introscope
16 16 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
16 16 (0.94%) Sinon.JS
17 15 (0.88%) HP UFT
General
1 365 (21.36%) Finance
2 114 (6.67%) Banking
3 104 (6.09%) Retail
4 93 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.52%) Front Office
6 41 (2.40%) Legal
7 39 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.70%) Back Office
10 28 (1.64%) Marketing
11 25 (1.46%) Games
12 22 (1.29%) Law
13 20 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.88%) Billing
15 12 (0.70%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.64%) German Language
17 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.53%) Automotive
18 9 (0.53%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (15.56%) Analyst
2 254 (14.86%) Developer
3 145 (8.48%) Project Manager
4 111 (6.50%) Architect
5 75 (4.39%) Business Analyst
6 67 (3.92%) Consultant
6 67 (3.92%) IT Manager
7 65 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 60 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 51 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 51 (2.98%) Service Manager
10 49 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 48 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
12 42 (2.46%) Scrum Master
13 41 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
14 38 (2.22%) Senior Manager
15 36 (2.11%) Test Analyst
16 35 (2.05%) Linux Engineer
17 30 (1.76%) Change Manager
18 29 (1.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (7.67%) HTML
2 107 (6.26%) CSS
3 83 (4.86%) HTML5
4 77 (4.51%) CSS3
5 75 (4.39%) AngularJS
6 71 (4.15%) Web Services
7 68 (3.98%) Spring
8 65 (3.80%) Middleware
9 63 (3.69%) .NET
10 59 (3.45%) REST
11 57 (3.34%) XML
12 48 (2.81%) JSON
13 47 (2.75%) Ajax
14 43 (2.52%) RESTful
15 35 (2.05%) Sass
16 29 (1.70%) Hibernate
17 28 (1.64%) SOAP
18 25 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
19 23 (1.35%) Java EE
19 23 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 238 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 89 (5.21%) User Experience
4 70 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 28 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.58%) FMCG
7 21 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.05%) PKI
10 17 (0.99%) DataPower
11 15 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
11 15 (0.88%) Smart Meter
12 14 (0.82%) CMDB
13 13 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.76%) Equities
13 13 (0.76%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.70%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 234 (13.69%) Linux
2 186 (10.88%) Windows
3 166 (9.71%) Unix
4 60 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 34 (1.99%) AIX
7 33 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 26 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (1.05%) SUSE
14 16 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.88%) Solaris
16 14 (0.82%) CentOS
16 14 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.82%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (17.09%) Project Management
3 241 (14.10%) ITIL
4 231 (13.52%) Scrum
5 186 (10.88%) TDD
6 175 (10.24%) Change Management
7 170 (9.95%) Service Delivery
8 166 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
9 145 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 140 (8.19%) Mentoring
11 137 (8.02%) DevOps
12 129 (7.55%) PRINCE2
12 129 (7.55%) Service Management
13 128 (7.49%) BDD
14 117 (6.85%) Configuration Management
15 101 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
16 93 (5.44%) Pair Programming
17 91 (5.32%) Open Source
17 91 (5.32%) Risk Management
18 86 (5.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 240 (14.04%) Java
2 143 (8.37%) SQL
3 139 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 131 (7.67%) Python
5 83 (4.86%) Ruby
6 54 (3.16%) C
7 51 (2.98%) Shell Script
8 47 (2.75%) C#
9 46 (2.69%) C++
10 45 (2.63%) Perl
11 37 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 34 (1.99%) Scala
13 24 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.35%) ES6
14 23 (1.35%) PHP
15 22 (1.29%) Groovy
15 22 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.05%) VBA
17 16 (0.94%) ECMAScript
17 16 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (11.53%) Degree
1 197 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 124 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 37 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (1.46%) CISSP
7 25 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.46%) ISEB
8 24 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 20 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 18 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 18 (1.05%) MCSE
11 17 (0.99%) PMP
12 15 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.82%) HND
14 11 (0.64%) MCP
15 10 (0.59%) HNC
16 9 (0.53%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (7.02%) QA
2 70 (4.10%) SLA
3 31 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
7 14 (0.82%) COBIT
8 11 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.29%) GxP
11 4 (0.23%) COSO
11 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.18%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.18%) NEBOSH
12 3 (0.18%) P3O
12 3 (0.18%) SDET
12 3 (0.18%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.12%) ISO27005
System Software
1 78 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.74%) Docker
3 59 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 31 (1.81%) vSphere
6 11 (0.64%) Firmware
7 8 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.23%) vCloud
12 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.12%) KVM
12 2 (0.12%) NFS
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.12%) UAG
12 2 (0.12%) XenApp
12 2 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (5.09%) Puppet
2 52 (3.04%) Nagios
3 41 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (2.34%) Ansible
5 27 (1.58%) Icinga
6 23 (1.35%) FreeIPA
7 22 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (1.05%) SELinux
9 17 (0.99%) SCCM
10 16 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 15 (0.88%) Kubernetes
12 13 (0.76%) RSA Security Analytics
13 10 (0.59%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.59%) Graphite
13 10 (0.59%) logstash
13 10 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.47%) Control-M
15 7 (0.41%) AirWatch
15 7 (0.41%) SCOM
15 7 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 154 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 146 (8.54%) Oracle
3 109 (6.38%) VMware
4 76 (4.45%) HP
4 76 (4.45%) SAP
5 54 (3.16%) Cisco
5 54 (3.16%) IBM
6 50 (2.93%) Red Hat
7 46 (2.69%) Splunk
8 45 (2.63%) Citrix
9 34 (1.99%) Google
10 24 (1.40%) Intel Security
10 24 (1.40%) Remedy
11 21 (1.23%) NetApp
12 17 (0.99%) ServiceNow
13 16 (0.94%) Pega
13 16 (0.94%) webMethods
14 15 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.88%) Nokia
15 13 (0.76%) Akamai
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London
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