The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 142 180 209
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 361 291 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.20% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.57% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 179 135
Average daily rate
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£425 £448 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +19.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.21% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £59.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +140.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £31.58 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 +23 58 £425 - 31
Uxbridge 0 5 £355 +42.00%
Canary Wharf +22 3 £363 +9.84%
Bromley - 2 £370 - 2
Croydon - 2 £430 -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 227 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (24.87%) Scrum
3 186 (24.73%) Finance
4 143 (19.02%) Java
5 133 (17.69%) Project Management
6 128 (17.02%) TDD
7 119 (15.82%) HTML
8 112 (14.89%) Degree
9 103 (13.70%) QA
10 94 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 92 (12.23%) Linux
12 85 (11.30%) Service Delivery
13 83 (11.04%) Git (software)
14 81 (10.77%) Windows
15 80 (10.64%) CSS
16 76 (10.11%) SQL
17 75 (9.97%) Oracle
18 74 (9.84%) SAP
19 73 (9.71%) ITIL
19 73 (9.71%) Microsoft
20 72 (9.57%) C#
21 71 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
22 70 (9.31%) DevOps
22 70 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
23 69 (9.18%) SQL Server
24 68 (9.04%) E-Commerce
24 68 (9.04%) Release Management
25 64 (8.51%) Ruby
26 62 (8.24%) .NET
26 62 (8.24%) Change Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 52 (6.91%) CMS
2 46 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 37 (4.92%) Apache
4 30 (3.99%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.59%) Node.js
6 26 (3.46%) Tomcat
7 23 (3.06%) Umbraco
8 18 (2.39%) IIS
9 16 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.46%) nginx
12 9 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.06%) MQSeries
13 8 (1.06%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.06%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
14 7 (0.93%) Confluence
15 6 (0.80%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 50 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.19%) MS Office
3 20 (2.66%) MS Project
4 17 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.26%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.80%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.66%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.53%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.40%) RMDS
6 2 (0.27%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.13%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.80%) SaaS
2 6 (0.80%) GitHub
3 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.40%) Force.com
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.98%) DNS
2 29 (3.86%) Firewall
3 15 (1.99%) Intranet
3 15 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.86%) HTTP
5 11 (1.46%) VPN
5 11 (1.46%) SNMP
5 11 (1.46%) VLAN
6 10 (1.33%) FCoE
6 10 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (1.33%) Multicast
6 10 (1.33%) iSCSI
7 9 (1.20%) SSL
8 8 (1.06%) SAN
9 5 (0.66%) DHCP
10 4 (0.53%) Internet
11 3 (0.40%) CTI
11 3 (0.40%) WAN
12 2 (0.27%) FTP
12 2 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (3.59%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.19%) MySQL
4 21 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.80%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.80%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.66%) Big Data
13 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.53%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 83 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.65%) Cucumber
3 33 (4.39%) TeamCity
4 31 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.06%) Mercurial
6 20 (2.66%) Maven
7 17 (2.26%) Kiln
8 14 (1.86%) Subversion
8 14 (1.86%) JUnit
9 12 (1.60%) Selenium
10 10 (1.33%) JIRA
10 10 (1.33%) Mockito
10 10 (1.33%) Hamcrest
11 9 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.20%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.20%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.06%) Robotium
12 8 (1.06%) MSTest
12 8 (1.06%) Calabash
13 7 (0.93%) Capybara
General
1 186 (24.73%) Finance
2 54 (7.18%) Banking
3 34 (4.52%) Legal
4 32 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 31 (4.12%) Marketing
6 27 (3.59%) Games
7 25 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (2.93%) Retail
9 18 (2.39%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.99%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.73%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.33%) Law
13 9 (1.20%) Front Office
14 8 (1.06%) Local Government
15 7 (0.93%) Back Office
15 7 (0.93%) Publishing
15 7 (0.93%) Billing
16 3 (0.40%) French Language
16 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (21.01%) Developer
2 127 (16.89%) Analyst
3 52 (6.91%) Project Manager
4 47 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 41 (5.45%) Java Developer
5 41 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
6 32 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (3.86%) Consultant
8 23 (3.06%) .NET Developer
9 22 (2.93%) Architect
9 22 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
10 21 (2.79%) Tester
11 20 (2.66%) Service Manager
12 18 (2.39%) C# Developer
13 17 (2.26%) Product Manager
13 17 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (1.99%) Web Developer
15 15 (1.99%) SAP Consultant
16 14 (1.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (15.82%) HTML
2 80 (10.64%) CSS
3 62 (8.24%) .NET
4 57 (7.58%) jQuery
5 55 (7.31%) Web Services
6 48 (6.38%) HTML5
7 43 (5.72%) Spring
8 41 (5.45%) XML
9 37 (4.92%) ASP.NET
9 37 (4.92%) CSS3
10 32 (4.26%) RESTful
11 30 (3.99%) JSON
11 30 (3.99%) .NET Framework
11 30 (3.99%) Middleware
12 28 (3.72%) Hibernate
13 25 (3.32%) Ajax
14 24 (3.19%) J2EE
15 23 (3.06%) Grails
16 22 (2.93%) AngularJS
17 21 (2.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.25%) Open Source
2 42 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.79%) Online Games
4 21 (2.79%) FMCG
5 16 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.99%) Video on Demand
6 15 (1.99%) IPTV
7 14 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.86%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.93%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.93%) PMI
11 6 (0.80%) Statistics
11 6 (0.80%) Derivative
11 6 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.66%) Equities
12 5 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (12.23%) Linux
2 81 (10.77%) Windows
3 34 (4.52%) UNIX
4 33 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.99%) Android
7 10 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.53%) SELinux
10 4 (0.53%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (24.87%) Scrum
3 133 (17.69%) Project Management
4 128 (17.02%) TDD
5 85 (11.30%) Service Delivery
6 73 (9.71%) ITIL
7 71 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (9.31%) DevOps
9 68 (9.04%) E-Commerce
9 68 (9.04%) Release Management
10 62 (8.24%) Change Management
11 59 (7.85%) PRINCE2
12 57 (7.58%) BDD
13 53 (7.05%) Software Engineering
13 53 (7.05%) Kanban
14 52 (6.91%) User Stories
15 48 (6.38%) Service Management
16 43 (5.72%) Pair Programming
17 41 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 143 (19.02%) Java
2 94 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 76 (10.11%) SQL
4 72 (9.57%) C#
5 64 (8.51%) Ruby
6 29 (3.86%) Python
7 25 (3.32%) PHP
8 24 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 23 (3.06%) Groovy
10 16 (2.13%) VBA
11 15 (1.99%) VB
12 14 (1.86%) Perl
13 11 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.33%) C
14 10 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.93%) Jython
17 4 (0.53%) R
18 3 (0.40%) C++
19 2 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 112 (14.89%) Degree
2 40 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 9 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.20%) ISEB
5 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.80%) APMP
7 5 (0.66%) ACCA
7 5 (0.66%) CIMA
7 5 (0.66%) MBA
8 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.40%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.40%) CISSP
9 3 (0.40%) HNC
10 2 (0.27%) MCSA
10 2 (0.27%) PhD
10 2 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (13.70%) QA
2 24 (3.19%) SLA
3 10 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.53%) COBIT
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) WCAG
7 2 (0.27%) WAI
7 2 (0.27%) GxP
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
7 2 (0.27%) EMIR
7 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.13%) GMP
System Software
1 26 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.86%) vSphere
3 14 (1.86%) vCloud
4 10 (1.33%) NFS
5 8 (1.06%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) NLBS
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (3.46%) Puppet
2 25 (3.32%) Tivoli
3 21 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.39%) Nagios
5 15 (1.99%) Opsview
6 10 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (1.06%) collectd
7 8 (1.06%) Ansible
8 7 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (0.66%) SCCM
10 4 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.27%) Salt
12 2 (0.27%) Graylog2
12 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 75 (9.97%) Oracle
2 74 (9.84%) SAP
3 73 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.26%) VMware
5 28 (3.72%) IBM
6 22 (2.93%) HP
7 19 (2.53%) Akamai
8 18 (2.39%) Google
9 17 (2.26%) Venda
10 13 (1.73%) Cisco
11 11 (1.46%) EMC
12 10 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.33%) Websense
12 10 (1.33%) F5
13 7 (0.93%) Splunk
13 7 (0.93%) ATG
13 7 (0.93%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.80%) Tableau
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