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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 180 146 178
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +32
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 304 370 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.52% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.93% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 242 178
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £59.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £36.60 £59.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -23.09%
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
19209 19220 19867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.81% 79.03% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13729 13396 13902
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 219 241
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015. 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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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 +6 51 £469 +4.16% 20
Uxbridge +5 4 £331 -10.47%
Docklands, London - 4 £463 -
Paddington - 4 £425 -
Croydon -18 3 £500 +16.27%
Brentford -4 2 £450 +5.88%
Feltham - 2 £443 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Osterley 0 1 £550 +69.23%
Bromley -10 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £400 - 4
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 194 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (25.09%) Finance
3 98 (18.35%) Project Management
4 96 (17.98%) SQL
4 96 (17.98%) Scrum
4 96 (17.98%) Degree
5 94 (17.60%) TDD
6 87 (16.29%) Java
7 84 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (14.23%) QA
9 64 (11.99%) ITIL
10 61 (11.42%) Windows
11 57 (10.67%) Change Management
12 54 (10.11%) Pair Programming
12 54 (10.11%) Banking
13 53 (9.93%) Microsoft
14 52 (9.74%) BDD
15 51 (9.55%) Linux
15 51 (9.55%) Retail
16 50 (9.36%) Kanban
17 49 (9.18%) Git (software)
18 48 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (8.43%) PRINCE2
19 45 (8.43%) SQL Server
20 44 (8.24%) Release Management
21 43 (8.05%) Migration
22 42 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
22 42 (7.87%) Active Directory
23 41 (7.68%) C#
23 41 (7.68%) Oracle

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 31 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (3.56%) MQSeries
4 18 (3.37%) Confluence
5 15 (2.81%) IIS
6 12 (2.25%) Node.js
7 11 (2.06%) Apache
8 10 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.87%) CMS
9 7 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.31%) Lync
10 6 (1.12%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.56%) JBoss
12 3 (0.56%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.56%) Mule
12 3 (0.56%) WildFly
12 3 (0.56%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
Applications
1 37 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.55%) MS Office
3 14 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.31%) MS Project
5 7 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) SAP SRM
2 4 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.56%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.56%) SAP QM
3 3 (0.56%) RMDS
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.37%) Radian6
4 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.37%) Eikon
4 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.37%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.87%) Office 365
4 8 (1.50%) SaaS
5 7 (1.31%) GitHub
5 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.75%) PaaS
7 3 (0.56%) Yammer
8 2 (0.37%) IaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.37%) DNS
2 23 (4.31%) Firewall
3 22 (4.12%) DHCP
4 11 (2.06%) VoIP
5 8 (1.50%) LAN
5 8 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.50%) SAN
5 8 (1.50%) Intranet
5 8 (1.50%) Internet
5 8 (1.50%) NAS
6 7 (1.31%) VLAN
6 7 (1.31%) Wireless
6 7 (1.31%) WAN
6 7 (1.31%) LDAP
7 6 (1.12%) VPN
7 6 (1.12%) Network Security
8 5 (0.94%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.94%) WLAN
9 4 (0.75%) SSL
9 4 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.99%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.87%) Big Data
8 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.12%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.94%) MySQL
10 5 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.75%) Ingres
11 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 49 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.49%) Subversion
3 23 (4.31%) JIRA
4 13 (2.43%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.69%) Selenium
6 8 (1.50%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.31%) Maven
8 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.94%) Hudson
9 5 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.56%) Gradle
11 3 (0.56%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.56%) JMeter
11 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.56%) Appium
11 3 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 134 (25.09%) Finance
2 54 (10.11%) Banking
3 51 (9.55%) Retail
4 23 (4.31%) Legal
4 23 (4.31%) Marketing
5 20 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.75%) Law
6 18 (3.37%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.43%) Back Office
8 13 (2.43%) Games
8 13 (2.43%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.87%) Front Office
11 8 (1.50%) Publishing
12 7 (1.31%) Automotive
13 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.75%) Local Government
15 3 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (18.91%) Developer
2 84 (15.73%) Analyst
3 54 (10.11%) Project Manager
4 44 (8.24%) Java Developer
5 32 (5.99%) Business Analyst
6 28 (5.24%) ScrumMaster
7 23 (4.31%) Consultant
8 19 (3.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (3.56%) Core Java Developer
9 18 (3.37%) Service Manager
10 16 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.00%) Architect
11 15 (2.81%) Senior Developer
12 14 (2.62%) Web Engineer
13 13 (2.43%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.25%) SAP Manager
14 12 (2.25%) Senior Manager
14 12 (2.25%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
15 11 (2.06%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.55%) RESTful
2 33 (6.18%) Spring
3 32 (5.99%) HTML
4 28 (5.24%) Web Services
5 24 (4.49%) Hibernate
6 23 (4.31%) .NET
6 23 (4.31%) CSS
7 21 (3.93%) JMS
7 21 (3.93%) HTML5
8 20 (3.75%) Spring MVC
9 19 (3.56%) Ehcache
9 19 (3.56%) JAX-RS
9 19 (3.56%) iBATIS
10 15 (2.81%) CSS3
10 15 (2.81%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.43%) jQuery
12 12 (2.25%) XML
13 11 (2.06%) SOAP
14 9 (1.69%) J2EE
14 9 (1.69%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.18%) User Experience
5 15 (2.81%) FMCG
5 15 (2.81%) PMI
6 10 (1.87%) Equities
6 10 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.69%) IPTV
8 8 (1.50%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.50%) iPad
8 8 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (1.31%) Derivative
9 7 (1.31%) Statistics
10 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.94%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.42%) Windows
2 51 (9.55%) Linux
3 25 (4.68%) UNIX
4 19 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.81%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.25%) Android
8 5 (0.94%) CentOS
9 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.75%) Debian
9 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.37%) OS/390
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (18.35%) Project Management
3 96 (17.98%) Scrum
4 94 (17.60%) TDD
5 64 (11.99%) ITIL
6 57 (10.67%) Change Management
7 54 (10.11%) Pair Programming
8 52 (9.74%) BDD
9 50 (9.36%) Kanban
10 45 (8.43%) PRINCE2
11 44 (8.24%) Release Management
12 43 (8.05%) Migration
13 42 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (7.12%) Open Source
16 37 (6.93%) Service Delivery
17 35 (6.55%) Service Management
18 33 (6.18%) E-Commerce
18 33 (6.18%) Business Analysis
19 30 (5.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 96 (17.98%) SQL
2 87 (16.29%) Java
3 41 (7.68%) C#
4 39 (7.30%) Ruby
5 32 (5.99%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.81%) Groovy
7 28 (5.24%) Scala
8 23 (4.31%) C++
9 18 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.18%) Python
11 9 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.12%) Perl
14 5 (0.94%) VB
15 4 (0.75%) C
15 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.56%) VBA
16 3 (0.56%) VBScript
16 3 (0.56%) R
16 3 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 96 (17.98%) Degree
2 24 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.00%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.06%) ISEB
5 10 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.69%) MBA
6 9 (1.69%) Postgraduate
7 8 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.12%) CRISC
8 6 (1.12%) CISA
8 6 (1.12%) SAP Certification
8 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.75%) PMP
9 4 (0.75%) CISM
9 4 (0.75%) CISSP
9 4 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.56%) APMP
10 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (14.23%) QA
2 19 (3.56%) SLA
3 9 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.50%) COBIT
5 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.75%) COSO
7 3 (0.56%) GxP
8 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.37%) P3O
8 2 (0.37%) BS7799
8 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) FATCA
9 1 (0.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 42 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.87%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.94%) XenApp
4 5 (0.94%) Docker
5 4 (0.75%) vSphere
5 4 (0.75%) vCloud
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.37%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) NET24-XPNET
8 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.06%) Puppet
2 10 (1.87%) Nagios
3 8 (1.50%) Icinga
4 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.94%) SCCM
5 5 (0.94%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.94%) Opsview
6 3 (0.56%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.56%) FreeIPA
6 3 (0.56%) Ansible
6 3 (0.56%) SELinux
6 3 (0.56%) logstash
6 3 (0.56%) Salt
6 3 (0.56%) Kibana
6 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.37%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.68%) Oracle
3 37 (6.93%) SAP
4 29 (5.43%) VMware
5 18 (3.37%) Citrix
6 16 (3.00%) Cisco
7 10 (1.87%) OpenText
8 9 (1.69%) IBM
9 8 (1.50%) HP
9 8 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.12%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.12%) Splunk
10 6 (1.12%) WorldPay
11 5 (0.94%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.94%) Remedy
11 5 (0.94%) NetApp
11 5 (0.94%) Dell
11 5 (0.94%) Adobe
12 4 (0.75%) Reuters
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £390 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
ICP Search
Rate: From £500 to £580 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £25,359 - 35,802 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ofgem
Rate: From £31,500 to £38,600 per annum - 12 month FTC
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Incite Insight
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago