The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 156 176 208
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +32
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 340 323 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.28% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.66% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 192 141
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Average hourly rate £34.50 £43.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% +8.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
Continuous Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in London

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in London

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in London

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in London

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 54 £465 +24.00% 26
Bromley - 8 £463 -
Croydon -2 4 £430 +319.51%
Uxbridge -9 4 £380 - 1
Canary Wharf +22 2 £300 -14.77%
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Westminster - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 281 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (23.40%) Finance
3 146 (20.71%) Scrum
4 127 (18.01%) Java
5 120 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (15.74%) TDD
7 106 (15.04%) Project Management
8 98 (13.90%) HTML
9 95 (13.48%) Degree
10 89 (12.62%) Linux
11 84 (11.91%) QA
12 77 (10.92%) JavaScript
13 75 (10.64%) Windows
14 73 (10.35%) SQL
15 69 (9.79%) ITIL
15 69 (9.79%) Microsoft
16 65 (9.22%) SAP
17 63 (8.94%) CSS
17 63 (8.94%) Service Delivery
17 63 (8.94%) DevOps
18 62 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (8.51%) .NET
19 60 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 56 (7.94%) Oracle
21 53 (7.52%) C#
21 53 (7.52%) MS Excel
21 53 (7.52%) Git (software)
22 52 (7.38%) Release Management
22 52 (7.38%) Mentoring
22 52 (7.38%) Change Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (5.11%) SharePoint
1 36 (5.11%) Apache
2 30 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.40%) CMS
4 21 (2.98%) Node.js
5 20 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.70%) IIS
7 16 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (1.28%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Process Server
12 7 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.99%) Confluence
12 7 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.85%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.25%) MS Office
3 20 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.55%) MS Project
5 8 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) SAP SRM
1 7 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.85%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.43%) RMDS
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Cordys
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.14%) BPCS
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.71%) Force.com
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.38%) DNS
2 33 (4.68%) Firewall
3 17 (2.41%) SAN
3 17 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.27%) HTTP
4 16 (2.27%) Intranet
5 12 (1.70%) SSL
6 11 (1.56%) VLAN
6 11 (1.56%) VPN
6 11 (1.56%) SNMP
7 10 (1.42%) iSCSI
7 10 (1.42%) FCoE
7 10 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (1.42%) Multicast
8 9 (1.28%) DHCP
9 7 (0.99%) Internet
9 7 (0.99%) MVNO
10 6 (0.85%) Network Security
11 5 (0.71%) WAN
12 4 (0.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.84%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.56%) MySQL
7 9 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.13%) SAP BW
8 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.85%) RavenDB
10 5 (0.71%) Big Data
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 53 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.68%) Cucumber
3 24 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.84%) Subversion
5 13 (1.84%) JIRA
6 12 (1.70%) Introscope
7 11 (1.56%) Selenium
7 11 (1.56%) Capybara
8 10 (1.42%) JUnit
9 9 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.28%) Maven
9 9 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.85%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (0.85%) Hudson
12 5 (0.71%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.71%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 165 (23.40%) Finance
2 52 (7.38%) Banking
3 35 (4.96%) Legal
3 35 (4.96%) Games
4 34 (4.82%) Retail
5 32 (4.54%) Manufacturing
5 32 (4.54%) Marketing
6 26 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (2.41%) Law
7 17 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.56%) Front Office
9 11 (1.56%) Publishing
10 9 (1.28%) Local Government
11 8 (1.13%) Back Office
12 6 (0.85%) Billing
13 3 (0.43%) French Language
13 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (20.99%) Developer
2 114 (16.17%) Analyst
3 46 (6.52%) Business Analyst
4 43 (6.10%) ScrumMaster
5 41 (5.82%) Project Manager
6 37 (5.25%) Java Developer
7 32 (4.54%) Consultant
8 26 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (3.40%) Architect
10 20 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (2.55%) Service Manager
12 16 (2.27%) Web Developer
12 16 (2.27%) Product Manager
13 15 (2.13%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.13%) .NET Developer
14 14 (1.99%) SAP Consultant
15 13 (1.84%) Administrator
16 12 (1.70%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (1.70%) Data Analyst
17 11 (1.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (13.90%) HTML
2 63 (8.94%) CSS
3 60 (8.51%) .NET
4 39 (5.53%) Web Services
4 39 (5.53%) XML
5 33 (4.68%) ASP.NET
5 33 (4.68%) Spring
6 32 (4.54%) HTML5
7 31 (4.40%) jQuery
7 31 (4.40%) Middleware
8 27 (3.83%) CSS3
9 24 (3.40%) JSON
10 23 (3.26%) RESTful
10 23 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 20 (2.84%) Hibernate
11 20 (2.84%) J2EE
12 17 (2.41%) Grails
13 16 (2.27%) Spring MVC
14 15 (2.13%) REST
15 14 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 120 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.52%) Open Source
3 29 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.12%) User Experience
5 21 (2.98%) FMCG
5 21 (2.98%) Online Games
6 17 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.84%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.56%) Video on Demand
10 10 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.28%) IPTV
11 9 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.99%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.99%) Statistics
12 7 (0.99%) Derivative
12 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.99%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.62%) Linux
2 75 (10.64%) Windows
3 26 (3.69%) UNIX
4 21 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.28%) Android
7 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.57%) SELinux
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (20.71%) Scrum
3 111 (15.74%) TDD
4 106 (15.04%) Project Management
5 69 (9.79%) ITIL
6 63 (8.94%) Service Delivery
6 63 (8.94%) DevOps
7 62 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (7.38%) Change Management
9 52 (7.38%) Release Management
9 52 (7.38%) Mentoring
10 51 (7.23%) Service Management
11 50 (7.09%) User Stories
12 49 (6.95%) PRINCE2
12 49 (6.95%) E-Commerce
13 48 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 47 (6.67%) Coaching
15 46 (6.52%) Pair Programming
16 40 (5.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (18.01%) Java
2 77 (10.92%) JavaScript
3 73 (10.35%) SQL
4 53 (7.52%) C#
5 52 (7.38%) Ruby
6 35 (4.96%) Python
7 26 (3.69%) PowerShell
8 23 (3.26%) PHP
9 19 (2.70%) VB
10 18 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.41%) Perl
12 16 (2.27%) C
13 15 (2.13%) VBA
14 13 (1.84%) Groovy
15 11 (1.56%) Jython
16 10 (1.42%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.28%) C++
18 6 (0.85%) R
19 4 (0.57%) Apex Code
19 4 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 95 (13.48%) Degree
2 33 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (1.13%) ISEB
5 8 (1.13%) SAP Certification
5 8 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.57%) ACCA
7 4 (0.57%) CISA
7 4 (0.57%) CIMA
7 4 (0.57%) APMP
7 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (0.57%) CCEA
8 3 (0.43%) CISSP
8 3 (0.43%) HNC
8 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.43%) PhD
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (11.91%) QA
2 27 (3.83%) SLA
3 8 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.43%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) WCAG
6 2 (0.28%) WAI
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) EMIR
6 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) GMP
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 29 (4.11%) Active Directory
1 29 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.55%) vSphere
3 13 (1.84%) NFS
4 12 (1.70%) vCloud
5 9 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.85%) XenApp
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) RHEV
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.14%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 25 (3.55%) Tivoli
2 19 (2.70%) Puppet
3 16 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.13%) Nagios
5 10 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (1.28%) SCCM
7 8 (1.13%) Icinga
8 7 (0.99%) Opsview
8 7 (0.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (0.71%) collectd
10 4 (0.57%) Ansible
10 4 (0.57%) Graylog2
10 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.28%) WSUS
12 1 (0.14%) SCOM
12 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.22%) SAP
3 56 (7.94%) Oracle
4 39 (5.53%) VMware
5 30 (4.26%) IBM
6 19 (2.70%) HP
7 15 (2.13%) Cisco
8 11 (1.56%) EMC
8 11 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.56%) Akamai
9 10 (1.42%) ATG
9 10 (1.42%) F5
9 10 (1.42%) Websense
10 9 (1.28%) Remedy
10 9 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.28%) Tableau
11 8 (1.13%) Business Objects
12 7 (0.99%) Citrix
12 7 (0.99%) BMC
12 7 (0.99%) CheckPoint
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £160 - 200 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.20 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Questor Resourcing
Rate: to £22k - 3 month temp role
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Rate: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago