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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 143 154 165
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 376 342 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.52% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.81% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 260 220
Median daily rate £475 £466 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.44 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+38.12% -11.08%
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
18239 18851 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.79% 83.56% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13166 13449 14068
Median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 230 244
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.62 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +8 53 £500 - 16
Uxbridge +6 6 £438 +65.09%
Croydon -12 6 £493 -
Brentford +13 4 £675 +35.00%
Bromley +2 4 £500 -
Canary Wharf +6 3 £600 +26.31%
Docklands, London 0 1 £550 -
Westminster -6 1 £293 -44.28%
Lewisham - 1 £185 -
Chiswick - 1 £375 -
Feltham - 1 £176 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £300 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 416 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (26.20%) Finance
3 166 (20.42%) Scrum
4 139 (17.10%) TDD
5 129 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (15.62%) DevOps
7 123 (15.13%) Java
8 117 (14.39%) JavaScript
9 112 (13.78%) HTML
9 112 (13.78%) Banking
10 104 (12.79%) Project Management
10 104 (12.79%) ITIL
11 95 (11.69%) Linux
12 93 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (11.19%) Degree
13 91 (11.19%) SQL
14 89 (10.95%) QA
15 85 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
16 80 (9.84%) Change Management
17 79 (9.72%) Open Source
18 77 (9.47%) Windows
19 76 (9.35%) Jenkins
20 75 (9.23%) .NET
20 75 (9.23%) Oracle
21 74 (9.10%) Puppet
22 73 (8.98%) Microsoft
23 69 (8.49%) Service Delivery
23 69 (8.49%) BDD
23 69 (8.49%) AngularJS
24 68 (8.36%) Opscode Chef

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 40 (4.92%) Confluence
2 28 (3.44%) Apache
3 27 (3.32%) IIS
4 26 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.09%) CMS
9 11 (1.35%) Drupal
10 9 (1.11%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.86%) JBoss
12 6 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.74%) nginx
12 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.18%) MS Office
3 28 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (1.85%) MS Project
6 10 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.49%) HipChat
7 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.37%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 3 (0.37%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Documaker
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.71%) GitHub
4 13 (1.60%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.48%) SaaS
6 11 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.35%) Office 365
7 9 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.74%) IaaS
9 6 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
9 6 (0.74%) PaaS
10 4 (0.49%) Google Play
10 4 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.12%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.20%) DNS
2 23 (2.83%) Firewall
3 14 (1.72%) DHCP
3 14 (1.72%) Internet
4 10 (1.23%) HTTP
4 10 (1.23%) LAN
5 9 (1.11%) SSL
5 9 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.11%) WAN
6 8 (0.98%) SAN
6 8 (0.98%) VPN
7 7 (0.86%) NAS
7 7 (0.86%) Network Security
7 7 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.74%) FTP
8 6 (0.74%) Intranet
8 6 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.74%) Wireless
9 5 (0.62%) FCoE
9 5 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 15 (1.85%) MySQL
3 15 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 15 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 14 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (1.48%) Big Data
7 10 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.74%) Neo4j
9 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.62%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.49%) Hazelcast
11 4 (0.49%) Presto
11 4 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (9.35%) Jenkins
2 66 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 65 (8.00%) JIRA
4 43 (5.29%) TeamCity
5 35 (4.31%) Selenium
6 33 (4.06%) Cucumber
7 32 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 29 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (3.44%) Subversion
10 25 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (2.95%) Hudson
12 21 (2.58%) MSBuild
13 18 (2.21%) Maven
14 16 (1.97%) JUnit
15 15 (1.85%) Appium
16 13 (1.60%) Gradle
17 11 (1.35%) Ant
17 11 (1.35%) Mockito
18 10 (1.23%) NUnit
19 9 (1.11%) Capybara
General
1 213 (26.20%) Finance
2 112 (13.78%) Banking
3 49 (6.03%) Retail
4 47 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.06%) Marketing
6 29 (3.57%) Front Office
7 17 (2.09%) Publishing
8 14 (1.72%) Back Office
9 13 (1.60%) Legal
10 11 (1.35%) Games
11 10 (1.23%) Law
11 10 (1.23%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.62%) German Language
13 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.49%) Automotive
15 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 164 (20.17%) Developer
2 109 (13.41%) Analyst
3 49 (6.03%) Project Manager
4 48 (5.90%) Business Analyst
5 46 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 46 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 37 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 36 (4.43%) Consultant
8 29 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 27 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (3.20%) Architect
11 23 (2.83%) Agile Java Developer
12 21 (2.58%) Product Owner
13 20 (2.46%) Agile Coach
13 20 (2.46%) Test Engineer
14 19 (2.34%) Angular Developer
15 18 (2.21%) Administrator
15 18 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
15 18 (2.21%) Finance Manager
15 18 (2.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (13.78%) HTML
2 75 (9.23%) .NET
3 69 (8.49%) AngularJS
4 65 (8.00%) CSS
5 62 (7.63%) REST
6 61 (7.50%) HTML5
7 49 (6.03%) Spring
8 45 (5.54%) Node.js
9 41 (5.04%) Web Services
10 35 (4.31%) XML
11 30 (3.69%) CSS3
12 29 (3.57%) jQuery
13 27 (3.32%) Middleware
14 24 (2.95%) React
15 21 (2.58%) ASP.NET
15 21 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (2.58%) Java EE
15 21 (2.58%) RESTful
16 19 (2.34%) SOAP
17 18 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.17%) User Experience
3 38 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.94%) Virtual Team
5 31 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.09%) Fintech
7 14 (1.72%) Blog
8 13 (1.60%) FMCG
9 12 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.48%) Derivative
9 12 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.48%) Social Media
9 12 (1.48%) Tandem
10 8 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.86%) Economics
11 7 (0.86%) Equities
11 7 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.69%) Linux
2 77 (9.47%) Windows
3 57 (7.01%) Unix
4 38 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.23%) AIX
6 10 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (1.23%) SUSE
7 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.62%) Android
9 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.49%) CentOS
10 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (20.42%) Scrum
3 139 (17.10%) TDD
4 129 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 127 (15.62%) DevOps
6 104 (12.79%) ITIL
6 104 (12.79%) Project Management
7 93 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (9.84%) Change Management
9 79 (9.72%) Open Source
10 69 (8.49%) BDD
10 69 (8.49%) Service Delivery
11 68 (8.36%) Coaching
12 67 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 63 (7.75%) SDLC
14 60 (7.38%) Configuration Management
14 60 (7.38%) E-Commerce
15 59 (7.26%) Pair Programming
15 59 (7.26%) Software Engineering
16 57 (7.01%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 123 (15.13%) Java
2 117 (14.39%) JavaScript
3 91 (11.19%) SQL
4 45 (5.54%) Python
5 43 (5.29%) C#
6 40 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 32 (3.94%) Ruby
8 19 (2.34%) Scala
9 17 (2.09%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.97%) C++
10 16 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.85%) C
11 15 (1.85%) Perl
12 14 (1.72%) PHP
13 13 (1.60%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.74%) XAML
16 4 (0.49%) ABAP
16 4 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (11.19%) Degree
2 65 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.11%) ISEB
5 9 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 8 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.98%) HNC
7 7 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.62%) CCNA
9 5 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.62%) MCSE
9 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.49%) CCNP
10 4 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (10.95%) QA
2 26 (3.20%) SLA
3 14 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.60%) SDET
5 12 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.49%) GxP
9 3 (0.37%) GCP
9 3 (0.37%) GLP
9 3 (0.37%) GMP
9 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.37%) WCAG
10 2 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.25%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.71%) Docker
4 14 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 11 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.86%) vSphere
9 5 (0.62%) NFS
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.49%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.25%) Corosync
12 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.25%) Snort
12 2 (0.25%) Squid
12 2 (0.25%) XenApp
13 1 (0.12%) RACF
13 1 (0.12%) vCloud
13 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 74 (9.10%) Puppet
2 68 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (6.64%) Ansible
4 20 (2.46%) Nagios
5 12 (1.48%) SCCM
6 11 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (0.98%) FreeIPA
8 8 (0.98%) Icinga
9 7 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.62%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.49%) Kibana
11 4 (0.49%) logstash
11 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.49%) OSSEC
11 4 (0.49%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.37%) OPNET
12 3 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (9.23%) Oracle
2 73 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.41%) SAP
4 38 (4.67%) VMware
5 29 (3.57%) IBM
6 27 (3.32%) Citrix
7 18 (2.21%) Cisco
7 18 (2.21%) Google
8 17 (2.09%) HP
9 14 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.35%) Splunk
11 10 (1.23%) Adobe
11 10 (1.23%) Terracotta
12 9 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.11%) WorldPay
13 8 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.74%) BEA
15 6 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £540.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
24 Seven
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Ticketmaster 4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton-London, SM2 5AS
Reed Business Information
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago