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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 147 195 153
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -42
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 387 279 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.18% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.45% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 178 228
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £28.42 £22.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% -50.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +21.85%
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
18896 19267 19243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.83% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13645 13761 13461
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 228 234
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.60 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £70.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London +44 41 £450 - 18
Paddington +5 5 £463 +2.77%
Greenford - 4 £243 -
Croydon -13 3 £475 -5.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 3 £528 -
Docklands, London +11 2 £525 +13.51%
Feltham -3 2 £340 -23.59%
Bromley - 2 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £525 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £350 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 365 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (23.79%) Finance
3 154 (19.18%) Project Management
4 150 (18.68%) Scrum
5 143 (17.81%) Linux
6 134 (16.69%) TDD
7 124 (15.44%) Java
8 110 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
9 109 (13.57%) Unix
10 106 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 106 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (12.83%) ITIL
12 101 (12.58%) JavaScript
13 97 (12.08%) SQL
14 96 (11.96%) DevOps
15 89 (11.08%) Banking
16 83 (10.34%) Change Management
17 80 (9.96%) HTML
18 73 (9.09%) BDD
19 72 (8.97%) Degree
20 71 (8.84%) Jenkins
21 70 (8.72%) Python
21 70 (8.72%) E-Commerce
22 69 (8.59%) Puppet
22 69 (8.59%) SDLC
23 67 (8.34%) Git (software)
23 67 (8.34%) Apache
24 63 (7.85%) Oracle
25 62 (7.72%) QA
26 61 (7.60%) Windows

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in 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 67 (8.34%) Apache
2 54 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 36 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 23 (2.86%) Confluence
5 18 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.62%) CMS
10 12 (1.49%) IIS
11 9 (1.12%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.00%) Drupal
12 8 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.87%) Mule
14 6 (0.75%) Jetty
15 5 (0.62%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.62%) nginx
15 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.62%) WordPress
16 4 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.86%) MS Office
3 30 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.87%) MS Project
4 15 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.37%) HipChat
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.37%) Documaker
3 3 (0.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (0.37%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.37%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.25%) HFM
4 2 (0.25%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.25%) Minerva
4 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Global One
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.62%) GitHub
4 12 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.00%) SaaS
6 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.87%) Google Play
7 5 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.50%) Office 365
8 4 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.25%) Heroku
9 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.23%) DNS
2 31 (3.86%) HTTP
3 30 (3.74%) SSL
4 26 (3.24%) Firewall
5 14 (1.74%) NAS
6 12 (1.49%) FTP
7 11 (1.37%) Internet
7 11 (1.37%) SAN
7 11 (1.37%) VPN
8 6 (0.75%) MPLS
8 6 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.50%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.50%) WAN
10 3 (0.37%) CTI
10 3 (0.37%) Intranet
10 3 (0.37%) IPsec
10 3 (0.37%) LAN
10 3 (0.37%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.74%) MongoDB
3 27 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 25 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.37%) MySQL
6 18 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.62%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.00%) Big Data
11 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.75%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.50%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.50%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 67 (8.34%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.11%) JIRA
4 29 (3.61%) Cucumber
4 29 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 18 (2.24%) JUnit
6 17 (2.12%) Appium
6 17 (2.12%) Jasmine
6 17 (2.12%) Selenium
7 16 (1.99%) IntelliJ
7 16 (1.99%) Introscope
7 16 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.87%) Maven
8 15 (1.87%) Subversion
9 14 (1.74%) Hudson
9 14 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.62%) Protractor
11 12 (1.49%) Mocha
11 12 (1.49%) Mockito
11 12 (1.49%) Sinon.JS
General
1 191 (23.79%) Finance
2 89 (11.08%) Banking
3 48 (5.98%) Retail
4 30 (3.74%) Front Office
5 27 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.49%) Law
6 20 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.37%) Legal
7 19 (2.37%) Marketing
8 14 (1.74%) Games
9 11 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.25%) Back Office
11 9 (1.12%) Publishing
12 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.37%) German Language
16 2 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (18.18%) Developer
2 119 (14.82%) Analyst
3 66 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 55 (6.85%) Business Analyst
4 55 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (5.11%) Architect
6 37 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 35 (4.36%) Agile Developer
8 31 (3.86%) IT Manager
9 28 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 27 (3.36%) Consultant
11 26 (3.24%) Test Engineer
12 24 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
13 22 (2.74%) Scrum Master
14 19 (2.37%) Angular Developer
15 18 (2.24%) Senior Developer
15 18 (2.24%) Test Analyst
16 17 (2.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 17 (2.12%) Senior DevOps
16 17 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.96%) HTML
2 58 (7.22%) Node.js
3 55 (6.85%) .NET
4 54 (6.72%) HTML5
5 53 (6.60%) AngularJS
5 53 (6.60%) Middleware
6 45 (5.60%) CSS
7 33 (4.11%) CSS3
8 28 (3.49%) REST
8 28 (3.49%) Web Services
9 25 (3.11%) RESTful
9 25 (3.11%) Spring
9 25 (3.11%) XML
10 22 (2.74%) jQuery
11 18 (2.24%) Sass
12 17 (2.12%) ASP.NET
12 17 (2.12%) JMS
13 16 (1.99%) JSON
13 16 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
14 15 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.85%) User Experience
3 37 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.36%) Fixed Income
5 24 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.99%) DataPower
8 15 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.62%) Tandem
10 11 (1.37%) Fintech
11 10 (1.25%) Blog
12 9 (1.12%) Equities
13 8 (1.00%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.00%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.87%) Derivative
14 7 (0.87%) EPoS
14 7 (0.87%) FMCG
14 7 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (17.81%) Linux
2 109 (13.57%) Unix
3 61 (7.60%) Windows
4 27 (3.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 23 (2.86%) AIX
5 23 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.74%) SUSE
8 11 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.00%) Android
10 8 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.75%) CentOS
12 5 (0.62%) Solaris
12 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.25%) HPUX
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (19.18%) Project Management
3 150 (18.68%) Scrum
4 134 (16.69%) TDD
5 106 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 103 (12.83%) ITIL
7 96 (11.96%) DevOps
8 83 (10.34%) Change Management
9 73 (9.09%) BDD
10 70 (8.72%) E-Commerce
11 69 (8.59%) SDLC
12 61 (7.60%) Pair Programming
12 61 (7.60%) PRINCE2
13 58 (7.22%) Configuration Management
13 58 (7.22%) Kanban
14 56 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
15 54 (6.72%) Mentoring
15 54 (6.72%) Service Delivery
16 52 (6.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 124 (15.44%) Java
2 101 (12.58%) JavaScript
3 97 (12.08%) SQL
4 70 (8.72%) Python
5 41 (5.11%) Ruby
6 39 (4.86%) C#
7 37 (4.61%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 31 (3.86%) Perl
10 19 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.12%) VBA
12 16 (1.99%) C++
13 15 (1.87%) Scala
14 14 (1.74%) PHP
14 14 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.62%) C
15 13 (1.62%) ES6
16 11 (1.37%) ECMAScript
17 8 (1.00%) Jython
18 7 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (8.97%) Degree
2 50 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.12%) ISEB
7 9 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.87%) CISSP
8 7 (0.87%) PMP
9 6 (0.75%) CCNA
9 6 (0.75%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.50%) CCNP
11 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.72%) QA
2 24 (2.99%) SLA
3 14 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.12%) SDET
5 8 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) GxP
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.12%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 37 (4.61%) Docker
2 32 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.24%) vSphere
4 23 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 23 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.25%) KVM
7 2 (0.25%) Snort
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 69 (8.59%) Puppet
2 45 (5.60%) Nagios
3 32 (3.99%) Ansible
4 27 (3.36%) Icinga
4 27 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.24%) FreeIPA
6 19 (2.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 17 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (1.87%) Kubernetes
9 14 (1.74%) SELinux
10 8 (1.00%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.87%) SCCM
12 6 (0.75%) Graphite
13 5 (0.62%) Control-M
13 5 (0.62%) SCOM
14 4 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.50%) Grafana
14 4 (0.50%) logstash
15 3 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.37%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 63 (7.85%) Oracle
2 57 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.85%) VMware
4 42 (5.23%) IBM
5 38 (4.73%) SAP
6 32 (3.99%) Splunk
7 28 (3.49%) HP
8 20 (2.49%) Citrix
8 20 (2.49%) Google
9 18 (2.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.87%) NetApp
11 13 (1.62%) Akamai
11 13 (1.62%) webMethods
12 12 (1.49%) Cisco
13 11 (1.37%) ATG
13 11 (1.37%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.37%) Software AG
14 10 (1.25%) AppDynamics
15 8 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.87%) Veritas
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