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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 184 167 203
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 257 276 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.26% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.61% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 176 127
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.53 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.06% -51.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £15.64 £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £41.30 £43.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £15.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+106.63% -3.21%
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
16730 17174 15442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.57% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11866 11744 10840
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 253
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -4 44 £489 +8.66% 35
Uxbridge -1 4 £375 +2.73% 1
Bromley +6 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +10 1 - -
Feltham +2 1 £415 +38.33%
Wembley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 222 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (22.34%) Finance
3 116 (19.63%) Java
4 103 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (16.75%) ITIL
6 93 (15.74%) TDD
7 87 (14.72%) Scrum
8 85 (14.38%) Degree
9 75 (12.69%) SQL
9 75 (12.69%) Project Management
10 71 (12.01%) DevOps
11 64 (10.83%) Linux
12 61 (10.32%) Git (software)
13 60 (10.15%) QA
13 60 (10.15%) HTML
14 59 (9.98%) Windows
15 56 (9.48%) Service Management
15 56 (9.48%) Banking
16 55 (9.31%) Change Management
17 54 (9.14%) JavaScript
17 54 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (8.97%) UNIX
18 53 (8.97%) Service Delivery
19 48 (8.12%) SQL Server
19 48 (8.12%) MS Office
19 48 (8.12%) Pair Programming
20 47 (7.95%) Ruby
21 44 (7.45%) MS Excel
21 44 (7.45%) Microsoft
21 44 (7.45%) Mentoring

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 32 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 30 (5.08%) Apache
3 16 (2.71%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.69%) nginx
6 9 (1.52%) Confluence
7 8 (1.35%) Node.js
8 7 (1.18%) SAS
8 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.02%) JBoss
10 5 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.68%) Drupal
11 4 (0.68%) Lync
11 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (8.12%) MS Office
2 44 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.54%) MS Project
6 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) SAP FI-AP
1 6 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (1.02%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.68%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.51%) Agresso
4 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.51%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.34%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.85%) Yammer
4 4 (0.68%) SaaS
5 3 (0.51%) GitHub
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.41%) DNS
2 22 (3.72%) LDAP
3 18 (3.05%) SAN
4 11 (1.86%) DHCP
5 10 (1.69%) WAN
5 10 (1.69%) Firewall
6 9 (1.52%) LAN
7 8 (1.35%) Unified Communications
7 8 (1.35%) MVNO
7 8 (1.35%) SSL
8 7 (1.18%) VoIP
8 7 (1.18%) Network Security
9 6 (1.02%) HTTP
10 5 (0.85%) Wireless
10 5 (0.85%) Intranet
11 4 (0.68%) NAS
11 4 (0.68%) VLAN
11 4 (0.68%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.68%) WLAN
11 4 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.54%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.69%) Big Data
5 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.52%) MySQL
6 9 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.02%) MS Access
9 5 (0.85%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.85%) SQL Navigator
9 5 (0.85%) QlikView
10 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.68%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 61 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.38%) Subversion
4 18 (3.05%) Jasmine
5 16 (2.71%) Maven
6 15 (2.54%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.03%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.03%) JIRA
8 9 (1.52%) Capybara
8 9 (1.52%) Selenium
9 8 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.35%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.18%) Ant
10 7 (1.18%) JUnit
11 6 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (1.02%) MSI
12 5 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.85%) Introscope
12 5 (0.85%) JMeter
12 5 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 132 (22.34%) Finance
2 56 (9.48%) Banking
3 35 (5.92%) Games
4 31 (5.25%) Legal
5 27 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.40%) Retail
7 23 (3.89%) Publishing
8 18 (3.05%) Marketing
9 17 (2.88%) Investment Banking
9 17 (2.88%) Law
10 16 (2.71%) Front Office
11 15 (2.54%) Manufacturing
12 12 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.69%) Back Office
14 5 (0.85%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.51%) Electronics
16 2 (0.34%) Billing
16 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.17%) Advertising
17 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (17.94%) Analyst
2 105 (17.77%) Developer
3 39 (6.60%) Business Analyst
4 38 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (5.41%) Architect
6 26 (4.40%) ScrumMaster
6 26 (4.40%) Service Manager
7 24 (4.06%) Consultant
7 24 (4.06%) Java Developer
8 20 (3.38%) Project Manager
9 19 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.20%) Technical Architect
11 13 (2.20%) Senior Developer
11 13 (2.20%) Services Delivery Manager
11 13 (2.20%) SAP Consultant
12 12 (2.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 11 (1.86%) Web Developer
13 11 (1.86%) Administrator
13 11 (1.86%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.15%) HTML
2 43 (7.28%) HTML5
2 43 (7.28%) CSS
3 30 (5.08%) Web Services
4 28 (4.74%) CSS3
5 27 (4.57%) .NET
6 19 (3.21%) Middleware
7 17 (2.88%) XML
7 17 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.03%) Grails
9 11 (1.86%) Spring
10 10 (1.69%) Sass
11 9 (1.52%) SOAP
11 9 (1.52%) Sinatra
12 8 (1.35%) RESTful
12 8 (1.35%) Django
12 8 (1.35%) JSP
13 7 (1.18%) REST
13 7 (1.18%) jQuery
14 6 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.08%) Open Source
4 14 (2.37%) User Experience
4 14 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 13 (2.20%) FMCG
6 11 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.69%) Online Games
7 10 (1.69%) Equities
8 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.02%) Statistics
9 6 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.85%) DTV
10 5 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.85%) PMI
10 5 (0.85%) Clustering
10 5 (0.85%) Derivative
10 5 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.83%) Linux
2 59 (9.98%) Windows
3 53 (8.97%) UNIX
4 24 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.35%) AIX
7 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.02%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.85%) Android
10 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.68%) Solaris
10 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.75%) ITIL
3 93 (15.74%) TDD
4 87 (14.72%) Scrum
5 75 (12.69%) Project Management
6 71 (12.01%) DevOps
7 56 (9.48%) Service Management
8 55 (9.31%) Change Management
9 54 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (8.97%) Service Delivery
11 48 (8.12%) Pair Programming
12 44 (7.45%) Mentoring
13 37 (6.26%) ERP
13 37 (6.26%) Six Sigma
14 35 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (5.92%) Release Management
15 33 (5.58%) BDD
15 33 (5.58%) PRINCE2
16 32 (5.41%) Risk Management
17 30 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 116 (19.63%) Java
2 75 (12.69%) SQL
3 54 (9.14%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.95%) Ruby
5 38 (6.43%) Python
6 22 (3.72%) Perl
7 19 (3.21%) C#
8 11 (1.86%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.86%) Groovy
9 10 (1.69%) PHP
10 9 (1.52%) VBA
10 9 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.02%) XAML
12 6 (1.02%) C++
13 5 (0.85%) Jython
13 5 (0.85%) R
14 4 (0.68%) C
14 4 (0.68%) VBScript
15 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (14.38%) Degree
2 28 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.03%) SAP Certification
4 12 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.86%) PMP
5 11 (1.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 9 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (1.35%) VCP4
7 8 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (1.02%) ISEB
9 5 (0.85%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.68%) APMP
10 4 (0.68%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 4 (0.68%) CISSP
11 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.15%) QA
2 15 (2.54%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) P3O
3 3 (0.51%) COBIT
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) GAMP
5 1 (0.17%) GMP
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) GxP
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.18%) NFS
3 7 (1.18%) XenApp
3 7 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.02%) Firmware
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.68%) vSphere
6 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.51%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.34%) vCloud
8 2 (0.34%) Docker
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (5.25%) Puppet
2 28 (4.74%) Nagios
3 19 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.03%) collectd
5 11 (1.86%) Opsview
5 11 (1.86%) Graphite
6 10 (1.69%) Icinga
7 8 (1.35%) Graylog
8 4 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.68%) WSUS
8 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.68%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.68%) SELinux
8 4 (0.68%) logstash
8 4 (0.68%) FreeIPA
9 3 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.51%) Ansible
10 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.28%) SAP
3 41 (6.94%) VMware
4 37 (6.26%) Oracle
5 19 (3.21%) Cisco
5 19 (3.21%) Akamai
6 16 (2.71%) New Relic
7 14 (2.37%) HP
8 11 (1.86%) Tableau
9 10 (1.69%) F5
10 9 (1.52%) McAfee
11 8 (1.35%) IBM
11 8 (1.35%) Citrix
12 7 (1.18%) Remedy
12 7 (1.18%) NetApp
12 7 (1.18%) BMC
13 6 (1.02%) ATG
13 6 (1.02%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.85%) Cognos
14 5 (0.85%) AppSense
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day - 6-12 months contract+
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford
Required IT
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago