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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 186 156 182
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 281 358 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.52% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.93% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 226 173
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.25 £45.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.55% -23.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £36.60 £31.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £51.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.88 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+21.85% +8.91%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 46 £450 +5.88% 41
Paddington - 7 £450 -
Docklands, London - 5 £463 -
Uxbridge 0 4 £395 +11.26% 2
Twickenham - 4 - -
Croydon -20 1 £500 +16.27%
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Ilford - 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 190 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (24.25%) Finance
3 95 (17.72%) SQL
4 94 (17.54%) Degree
5 91 (16.98%) Project Management
6 89 (16.60%) Scrum
7 88 (16.42%) TDD
8 86 (16.04%) Java
9 76 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
10 71 (13.25%) QA
10 71 (13.25%) Change Management
11 70 (13.06%) ITIL
12 61 (11.38%) Banking
13 58 (10.82%) Pair Programming
13 58 (10.82%) Windows
14 54 (10.07%) Microsoft
15 51 (9.51%) Retail
15 51 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
16 50 (9.33%) Git (software)
17 45 (8.40%) Linux
17 45 (8.40%) PRINCE2
17 45 (8.40%) Kanban
18 43 (8.02%) BDD
18 43 (8.02%) MS Office
19 42 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
21 40 (7.46%) Ruby
22 39 (7.28%) C#
22 39 (7.28%) MS Excel
22 39 (7.28%) Service Delivery

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (2.99%) Apache
4 15 (2.80%) MQSeries
4 15 (2.80%) Confluence
5 14 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.43%) IIS
7 8 (1.49%) CMS
7 8 (1.49%) Node.js
8 7 (1.31%) Lync
8 7 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.12%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.75%) Jetty
10 4 (0.75%) nginx
11 3 (0.56%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.56%) JBoss
11 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (8.02%) MS Office
2 39 (7.28%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.43%) MS Project
5 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.56%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.56%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.56%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.56%) SAP QM
3 3 (0.56%) RMDS
4 2 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.37%) Eikon
4 2 (0.37%) Radian6
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.49%) SaaS
4 8 (1.49%) Office 365
5 7 (1.31%) Yammer
6 4 (0.75%) GitHub
7 2 (0.37%) Force.com
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.60%) DNS
2 21 (3.92%) Firewall
3 19 (3.54%) DHCP
4 15 (2.80%) VoIP
5 9 (1.68%) LDAP
5 9 (1.68%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.49%) LAN
6 8 (1.49%) Wireless
7 7 (1.31%) SAN
7 7 (1.31%) Intranet
7 7 (1.31%) Internet
7 7 (1.31%) WAN
8 6 (1.12%) SSL
8 6 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.12%) NAS
9 5 (0.93%) VLAN
9 5 (0.93%) Network Security
9 5 (0.93%) HTTP
9 5 (0.93%) WLAN
10 4 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.85%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (2.99%) Big Data
4 16 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.05%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.87%) MySQL
7 10 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.75%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Navigator
11 4 (0.75%) Ingres
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.48%) Subversion
3 20 (3.73%) JIRA
4 15 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.87%) Selenium
5 10 (1.87%) Maven
5 10 (1.87%) PowerBuilder
6 9 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.31%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.31%) Ant
7 7 (1.31%) NUnit
8 6 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.93%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.75%) Hudson
11 3 (0.56%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.56%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.56%) Capybara
11 3 (0.56%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (24.25%) Finance
2 61 (11.38%) Banking
3 51 (9.51%) Retail
4 22 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.73%) Law
7 19 (3.54%) Marketing
8 17 (3.17%) Legal
9 15 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (2.61%) Front Office
10 14 (2.61%) Back Office
10 14 (2.61%) Retail Banking
11 13 (2.43%) Publishing
11 13 (2.43%) Games
12 12 (2.24%) Manufacturing
13 7 (1.31%) Automotive
14 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.75%) Billing
15 4 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (18.47%) Developer
2 89 (16.60%) Analyst
3 48 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 42 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 31 (5.78%) Business Analyst
6 24 (4.48%) ScrumMaster
7 20 (3.73%) Consultant
7 20 (3.73%) Service Manager
8 18 (3.36%) Senior Developer
9 17 (3.17%) Architect
10 16 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (2.80%) Agile Java Developer
11 15 (2.80%) Core Java Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Web Engineer
13 13 (2.43%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.43%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (2.24%) SAP Manager
14 12 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (1.87%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.16%) HTML
2 30 (5.60%) Web Services
3 29 (5.41%) RESTful
4 27 (5.04%) Spring
5 25 (4.66%) .NET
6 22 (4.10%) HTML5
7 19 (3.54%) Hibernate
8 17 (3.17%) JMS
8 17 (3.17%) CSS
9 16 (2.99%) Spring MVC
10 15 (2.80%) iBATIS
10 15 (2.80%) Ehcache
10 15 (2.80%) JAX-RS
11 14 (2.61%) XML
12 11 (2.05%) SOAP
12 11 (2.05%) WPF
12 11 (2.05%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.87%) jQuery
13 10 (1.87%) CSS3
14 8 (1.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.73%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.80%) PMI
5 14 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.43%) Equities
7 12 (2.24%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.05%) User Experience
9 10 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.49%) FMCG
11 7 (1.31%) iPad
11 7 (1.31%) IPTV
12 6 (1.12%) Derivative
12 6 (1.12%) Statistics
12 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.75%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.82%) Windows
2 45 (8.40%) Linux
3 27 (5.04%) UNIX
4 18 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.80%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.61%) Android
8 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.56%) Debian
9 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) OS/390
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (16.98%) Project Management
3 89 (16.60%) Scrum
4 88 (16.42%) TDD
5 71 (13.25%) Change Management
6 70 (13.06%) ITIL
7 58 (10.82%) Pair Programming
8 45 (8.40%) PRINCE2
8 45 (8.40%) Kanban
9 43 (8.02%) BDD
10 42 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (7.28%) Service Delivery
12 39 (7.28%) Release Management
13 36 (6.72%) Service Management
14 35 (6.53%) Migration
15 33 (6.16%) Open Source
16 32 (5.97%) Business Analysis
17 31 (5.78%) Six Sigma
18 29 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 95 (17.72%) SQL
2 86 (16.04%) Java
3 40 (7.46%) Ruby
4 39 (7.28%) C#
5 30 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.66%) Groovy
7 24 (4.48%) Scala
8 19 (3.54%) C++
8 19 (3.54%) Python
9 18 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.49%) XAML
11 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.31%) Perl
12 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.75%) VBScript
14 3 (0.56%) VB
14 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.56%) R
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) JCL
Qualifications
1 94 (17.54%) Degree
2 22 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.73%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.24%) ISEB
5 10 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.68%) Postgraduate
6 9 (1.68%) PMP
6 9 (1.68%) MBA
7 8 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.12%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.75%) APMP
10 4 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.37%) CCNP
12 2 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (13.25%) QA
2 15 (2.80%) SLA
3 6 (1.12%) COBIT
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.56%) P3O
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.37%) GxP
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.37%) BS7799
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) COSO
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.31%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.12%) XenApp
5 5 (0.93%) Docker
6 3 (0.56%) vSphere
6 3 (0.56%) vCloud
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.37%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (2.24%) Puppet
2 11 (2.05%) Nagios
3 8 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.49%) Icinga
4 7 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.12%) SCCM
5 6 (1.12%) Opsview
6 4 (0.75%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.56%) collectd
7 3 (0.56%) Ansible
7 3 (0.56%) SELinux
7 3 (0.56%) FreeIPA
8 2 (0.37%) Graphite
8 2 (0.37%) Graylog
8 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
9 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.90%) Oracle
3 30 (5.60%) SAP
4 29 (5.41%) VMware
5 19 (3.54%) Cisco
5 19 (3.54%) Citrix
6 10 (1.87%) IBM
6 10 (1.87%) OpenText
7 7 (1.31%) NetApp
7 7 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.12%) HP
8 6 (1.12%) Akamai
8 6 (1.12%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.93%) Splunk
9 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.93%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.93%) Remedy
10 4 (0.75%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.56%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.56%) Eloqua
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 - £550 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
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