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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 135 209 148
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -61
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 405 227 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.87% 1.03% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.27% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 137 226
Median daily rate £456 £443 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £259 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.58% -3.33%
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
18195 17940 18564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.97% 81.01% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13300 12617 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 251 231
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +33 43 £510 +16.57% 18
Osterley -1 5 £515 -2.83%
Canary Wharf +6 4 £528 -
Bromley -12 4 £548 -
Feltham +8 3 £317 -15.46%
Croydon - 3 £255 - 1
Paddington +7 2 - -
Brentford +4 2 - -
Greenford - 2 £243 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £525 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 365 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (22.54%) Linux
3 173 (22.15%) Finance
4 143 (18.31%) TDD
5 129 (16.52%) Scrum
6 128 (16.39%) Project Management
7 123 (15.75%) Unix
8 120 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
9 114 (14.60%) Java
10 107 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (12.93%) DevOps
12 96 (12.29%) Git (software)
13 92 (11.78%) Continuous Delivery
14 91 (11.65%) Pair Programming
15 90 (11.52%) JavaScript
16 89 (11.40%) ITIL
17 87 (11.14%) Degree
18 85 (10.88%) BDD
19 81 (10.37%) Windows
20 80 (10.24%) Puppet
21 79 (10.12%) SQL
22 78 (9.99%) Python
23 72 (9.22%) HTML
24 71 (9.09%) Jenkins
25 70 (8.96%) Banking
26 69 (8.83%) Change Management
27 67 (8.58%) Configuration Management
28 66 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
29 65 (8.32%) VMware
30 64 (8.19%) Docker

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 63 (8.07%) Apache
1 63 (8.07%) Node.js
2 47 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 30 (3.84%) WebSphere
4 22 (2.82%) Confluence
4 22 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.30%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (2.18%) CMS
7 16 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (1.28%) IIS
9 8 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.90%) Mule
11 6 (0.77%) WordPress
12 5 (0.64%) nginx
13 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.51%) WebLogic Integration
14 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.61%) MS Office
3 31 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.54%) MS Project
6 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.26%) HFM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Documaker
5 1 (0.13%) Global One
5 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Minerva
5 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.92%) GitHub
4 14 (1.79%) Office 365
5 9 (1.15%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.90%) Heroku
7 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.77%) SaaS
8 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.13%) IaaS
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.66%) DNS
2 34 (4.35%) HTTP
3 32 (4.10%) SSL
4 26 (3.33%) Firewall
5 20 (2.56%) Internet
6 14 (1.79%) NAS
7 13 (1.66%) SAN
7 13 (1.66%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (1.15%) VPN
9 7 (0.90%) Network Security
10 6 (0.77%) FTP
10 6 (0.77%) Wireless
11 5 (0.64%) DVB
12 4 (0.51%) Intranet
13 3 (0.38%) CTI
13 3 (0.38%) Extranet
13 3 (0.38%) ISDN
13 3 (0.38%) MPLS
14 2 (0.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 22 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.18%) MySQL
4 17 (2.18%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.90%) Big Data
9 6 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.77%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.64%) Redis
10 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.51%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.51%) DataStage
12 3 (0.38%) Ingres
12 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 96 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 71 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.12%) JIRA
4 32 (4.10%) Jasmine
5 28 (3.59%) Maven
5 28 (3.59%) Protractor
6 19 (2.43%) TeamCity
7 18 (2.30%) Mocha
7 18 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (2.18%) Hudson
9 16 (2.05%) Introscope
9 16 (2.05%) Sinon.JS
10 15 (1.92%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.79%) gulp
11 14 (1.79%) IntelliJ
11 14 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (1.79%) QUnit
12 13 (1.66%) Subversion
13 10 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.15%) HP UFT
General
1 173 (22.15%) Finance
2 70 (8.96%) Banking
3 45 (5.76%) Retail
4 32 (4.10%) Front Office
5 28 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.43%) Games
7 19 (2.43%) Legal
8 18 (2.30%) Marketing
9 17 (2.18%) Law
10 12 (1.54%) Back Office
11 7 (0.90%) Billing
11 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.51%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 148 (18.95%) Developer
2 104 (13.32%) Analyst
3 52 (6.66%) Project Manager
4 51 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 49 (6.27%) Architect
6 47 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 43 (5.51%) Business Analyst
8 36 (4.61%) Consultant
9 33 (4.23%) IT Manager
9 33 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
10 28 (3.59%) Agile Developer
11 27 (3.46%) Angular Developer
12 25 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 23 (2.94%) Java Developer
14 20 (2.56%) Scrum Master
15 19 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
16 18 (2.30%) C++ Developer
16 18 (2.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 18 (2.30%) Service Manager
17 17 (2.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.22%) HTML
2 61 (7.81%) AngularJS
3 57 (7.30%) CSS
4 45 (5.76%) Web Services
5 43 (5.51%) HTML5
6 42 (5.38%) Middleware
7 39 (4.99%) CSS3
8 37 (4.74%) XML
9 35 (4.48%) Sass
10 34 (4.35%) RESTful
11 29 (3.71%) .NET
12 21 (2.69%) JSON
13 18 (2.30%) OpenGL
13 18 (2.30%) Qt
14 17 (2.18%) Spring
14 17 (2.18%) Velocity
15 16 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (1.79%) MEAN Stack
16 14 (1.79%) REST
16 14 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 120 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.91%) User Experience
3 34 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 19 (2.43%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.79%) DataPower
7 14 (1.79%) Equities
8 12 (1.54%) IPTV
9 11 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.28%) Fintech
10 10 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.28%) STB
11 9 (1.15%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.15%) FMCG
11 9 (1.15%) Psychology
11 9 (1.15%) Social Media
11 9 (1.15%) Video on Demand
12 8 (1.02%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 176 (22.54%) Linux
2 123 (15.75%) Unix
3 81 (10.37%) Windows
4 29 (3.71%) AIX
5 27 (3.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 27 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 24 (3.07%) Windows 7
7 22 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.05%) SUSE
8 16 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.28%) CentOS
12 9 (1.15%) Solaris
13 8 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.02%) HPUX
14 7 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.31%) TDD
3 129 (16.52%) Scrum
4 128 (16.39%) Project Management
5 107 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (12.93%) DevOps
7 92 (11.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 91 (11.65%) Pair Programming
9 89 (11.40%) ITIL
10 85 (10.88%) BDD
11 69 (8.83%) Change Management
12 67 (8.58%) Configuration Management
13 66 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (7.94%) User Stories
15 53 (6.79%) E-Commerce
15 53 (6.79%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.79%) Open Source
16 52 (6.66%) Service Delivery
17 47 (6.02%) Security Patching
18 44 (5.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 114 (14.60%) Java
2 90 (11.52%) JavaScript
3 79 (10.12%) SQL
4 78 (9.99%) Python
5 53 (6.79%) Ruby
6 43 (5.51%) Shell Script
7 37 (4.74%) C++
8 35 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 34 (4.35%) Perl
10 32 (4.10%) C#
11 23 (2.94%) ES6
12 17 (2.18%) VBA
13 16 (2.05%) ECMAScript
14 15 (1.92%) C
15 14 (1.79%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.15%) Groovy
17 9 (1.15%) PHP
18 8 (1.02%) Jython
18 8 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (11.14%) Degree
2 56 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.99%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.77%) PMP
9 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.64%) SAP Certification
9 5 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.51%) CISSP
10 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.51%) ISEB
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.38%) MCSE
11 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.07%) QA
2 20 (2.56%) SLA
3 9 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.38%) SDET
7 2 (0.26%) DICOM
7 2 (0.26%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO27002
System Software
1 64 (8.19%) Docker
2 39 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.71%) VMware ESX
4 27 (3.46%) vSphere
5 20 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.38%) vCloud
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 80 (10.24%) Puppet
2 48 (6.15%) Nagios
3 39 (4.99%) Ansible
4 26 (3.33%) Icinga
5 24 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.94%) FreeIPA
7 18 (2.30%) SELinux
8 16 (2.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (1.92%) Kubernetes
10 12 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (1.28%) Capistrano
11 10 (1.28%) logstash
12 8 (1.02%) Control-M
12 8 (1.02%) Graphite
12 8 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.90%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.77%) Grafana
15 5 (0.64%) SCOM
16 4 (0.51%) SCCM
17 3 (0.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 65 (8.32%) VMware
2 60 (7.68%) Oracle
3 47 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.12%) IBM
5 39 (4.99%) Splunk
6 34 (4.35%) SAP
7 22 (2.82%) HP
7 22 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.30%) Google
9 17 (2.18%) Citrix
10 15 (1.92%) NetApp
10 15 (1.92%) webMethods
11 13 (1.66%) Akamai
12 12 (1.54%) ATG
13 11 (1.41%) Remedy
13 11 (1.41%) Software AG
14 9 (1.15%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.15%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.02%) EMC
15 8 (1.02%) Veritas
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