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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / London
Rank 141 145 160
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 347 328 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.79% 1.60% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.90% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 238 187
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £299 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £571 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -45.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.42% -19.77%

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
16365 17295 16935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.53% 84.25% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11791 12229 12258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 207 191
Median hourly rate £30.43 £25.94 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +26.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +13 47 £488 -2.59% 27
Croydon - 6 £500 - 1
Canary Wharf +1 4 £563 +40.62%
Brentford - 4 £675 -
Docklands, London +1 3 £525 -
Uxbridge - 2 £500 -
Chiswick - 2 £363 - 1
Westminster -9 1 £293 -44.28%
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 397 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (26.03%) Finance
3 148 (19.07%) Scrum
4 128 (16.49%) DevOps
5 126 (16.24%) TDD
6 124 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (14.43%) Java
8 106 (13.66%) JavaScript
9 104 (13.40%) ITIL
10 102 (13.14%) HTML
11 98 (12.63%) Banking
12 91 (11.73%) Windows
12 91 (11.73%) Linux
13 87 (11.21%) Degree
14 86 (11.08%) SQL
14 86 (11.08%) Project Management
14 86 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
15 85 (10.95%) Open Source
16 79 (10.18%) QA
17 75 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (9.54%) Oracle
19 73 (9.41%) CSS
20 72 (9.28%) Change Management
21 71 (9.15%) Puppet
22 68 (8.76%) Security Cleared
22 68 (8.76%) Microsoft
23 67 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
23 67 (8.63%) Jenkins
23 67 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
24 66 (8.51%) JIRA

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 38 (4.90%) Confluence
2 29 (3.74%) IIS
3 27 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.84%) Apache
5 20 (2.58%) CMS
6 17 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.29%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.90%) JBoss
12 6 (0.77%) nginx
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
13 5 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.64%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.61%) MS Office
3 27 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.55%) MS Project
6 10 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.52%) HipChat
7 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.39%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.39%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.39%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) FastStats
5 1 (0.13%) Findur
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.06%) GitHub
4 14 (1.80%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.68%) Office 365
6 12 (1.55%) SaaS
7 8 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.90%) IaaS
9 6 (0.77%) PaaS
10 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.13%) G Suite
14 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.12%) DNS
2 23 (2.96%) Firewall
3 18 (2.32%) DHCP
4 15 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.80%) Network Security
6 12 (1.55%) Internet
6 12 (1.55%) SSL
6 12 (1.55%) VPN
7 10 (1.29%) WAN
8 9 (1.16%) LAN
8 9 (1.16%) Wireless
9 8 (1.03%) HTTP
9 8 (1.03%) SAN
10 7 (0.90%) NAS
10 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.77%) LDAP
11 6 (0.77%) TACACS
11 6 (0.77%) VoIP
12 5 (0.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.58%) NoSQL
3 19 (2.45%) MySQL
4 16 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 16 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.93%) Big Data
6 13 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.03%) Neo4j
10 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.77%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.64%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.64%) Redis
13 4 (0.52%) Flink
13 4 (0.52%) Presto
Development Applications
1 67 (8.63%) Jenkins
2 66 (8.51%) JIRA
3 54 (6.96%) Git (software)
4 35 (4.51%) Selenium
5 34 (4.38%) TeamCity
6 30 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (3.61%) Subversion
8 26 (3.35%) Cucumber
8 26 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (3.22%) Hudson
10 21 (2.71%) MSBuild
11 17 (2.19%) Maven
12 12 (1.55%) NUnit
13 11 (1.42%) Gradle
14 9 (1.16%) Ant
14 9 (1.16%) Capybara
14 9 (1.16%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.16%) JUnit
14 9 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 202 (26.03%) Finance
2 98 (12.63%) Banking
3 41 (5.28%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.90%) Retail
5 36 (4.64%) Marketing
6 27 (3.48%) Front Office
7 18 (2.32%) Publishing
8 15 (1.93%) Back Office
9 14 (1.80%) Games
10 13 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.03%) Legal
12 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.64%) Automotive
13 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.64%) German Language
13 5 (0.64%) Law
13 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.39%) Electronics
16 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (19.59%) Developer
2 94 (12.11%) Analyst
3 44 (5.67%) Java Developer
3 44 (5.67%) Project Manager
4 40 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (4.90%) Business Analyst
6 37 (4.77%) Consultant
7 33 (4.25%) Architect
8 30 (3.87%) IT Manager
9 29 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (3.48%) Agile Developer
11 21 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (2.71%) Product Owner
12 18 (2.32%) Angular Developer
12 18 (2.32%) Finance Manager
13 17 (2.19%) Agile Coach
13 17 (2.19%) Agile Java Developer
13 17 (2.19%) Scrum Master
14 16 (2.06%) Administrator
14 16 (2.06%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (13.14%) HTML
2 73 (9.41%) CSS
3 61 (7.86%) .NET
3 61 (7.86%) AngularJS
3 61 (7.86%) REST
4 54 (6.96%) Web Services
5 49 (6.31%) HTML5
6 45 (5.80%) Spring
7 40 (5.15%) Node.js
7 40 (5.15%) XML
8 33 (4.25%) CSS3
9 30 (3.87%) React
10 26 (3.35%) jQuery
10 26 (3.35%) SOAP
11 22 (2.84%) Middleware
12 20 (2.58%) RESTful
13 17 (2.19%) Ajax
13 17 (2.19%) J2EE
14 16 (2.06%) Java EE
14 16 (2.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.15%) User Experience
3 33 (4.25%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.25%) Virtual Team
4 27 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.06%) Fintech
6 13 (1.68%) FMCG
6 13 (1.68%) Social Media
7 12 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.55%) Derivative
7 12 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.29%) PKI
9 9 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.16%) Tandem
10 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (0.90%) Blog
11 7 (0.90%) CMDB
11 7 (0.90%) Economics
11 7 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.73%) Linux
1 91 (11.73%) Windows
2 54 (6.96%) Unix
3 40 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.55%) AIX
6 11 (1.42%) SUSE
7 10 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.77%) OpenVMS
9 5 (0.64%) CentOS
9 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.26%) Android
11 2 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (19.07%) Scrum
3 128 (16.49%) DevOps
4 126 (16.24%) TDD
5 124 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (13.40%) ITIL
7 86 (11.08%) Project Management
8 85 (10.95%) Open Source
9 75 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (9.28%) Change Management
11 64 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 63 (8.12%) Coaching
13 62 (7.99%) Service Management
14 60 (7.73%) Configuration Management
15 59 (7.60%) BDD
15 59 (7.60%) Service Delivery
15 59 (7.60%) Waterfall
16 53 (6.83%) SDLC
17 52 (6.70%) Pair Programming
17 52 (6.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (14.43%) Java
2 106 (13.66%) JavaScript
3 86 (11.08%) SQL
4 48 (6.19%) Python
5 43 (5.54%) PowerShell
6 35 (4.51%) C#
7 22 (2.84%) Ruby
8 20 (2.58%) Bash Shell
9 18 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.19%) Perl
11 16 (2.06%) C++
12 14 (1.80%) C
12 14 (1.80%) Scala
13 11 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.90%) ES6
15 7 (0.90%) PHP
16 4 (0.52%) ABAP
16 4 (0.52%) VBA
17 3 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 87 (11.21%) Degree
2 68 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.03%) HNC
7 7 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 7 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (0.77%) ISEB
8 6 (0.77%) MCSE
8 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.77%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.52%) CCNP
10 4 (0.52%) CISA
10 4 (0.52%) CISSP
11 3 (0.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (10.18%) QA
2 27 (3.48%) SLA
3 16 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.16%) Actionable Recommendations
4 9 (1.16%) SDET
5 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.52%) GxP
6 4 (0.52%) RMADS
7 3 (0.39%) GCP
7 3 (0.39%) GLP
7 3 (0.39%) GMP
7 3 (0.39%) WCAG
8 2 (0.26%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.22%) Docker
4 19 (2.45%) VMware ESX
5 11 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.77%) RACF
8 6 (0.77%) vSphere
9 5 (0.64%) NFS
9 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.52%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.26%) Corosync
12 2 (0.26%) KVM
12 2 (0.26%) Snort
12 2 (0.26%) Squid
13 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 71 (9.15%) Puppet
2 67 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (6.70%) Ansible
4 13 (1.68%) Nagios
4 13 (1.68%) SCCM
5 7 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.64%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.52%) FreeIPA
8 4 (0.52%) Kibana
8 4 (0.52%) logstash
8 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.52%) OSSEC
8 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.52%) Terraform
8 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.39%) Icinga
9 3 (0.39%) OPNET
Vendors
1 74 (9.54%) Oracle
2 68 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.54%) VMware
4 42 (5.41%) SAP
5 30 (3.87%) IBM
6 26 (3.35%) Citrix
7 23 (2.96%) ServiceNow
8 16 (2.06%) Cisco
9 15 (1.93%) Google
10 13 (1.68%) HP
11 11 (1.42%) Splunk
12 9 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.16%) WorldPay
13 8 (1.03%) Adobe
13 8 (1.03%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.03%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.90%) Apigee
14 7 (0.90%) BEA
15 6 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
16 5 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Sales People
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £90.00 - £100 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £540.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
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London
Gamesys
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago