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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 149 175 195
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 321 294 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.24% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.59% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 207 159
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £304 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £32.00 £44.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -15.15%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +14 73 £450 +5.88% 20
Uxbridge +4 5 £375 +33.92% 1
Bromley +3 1 £750 +66.66%
Croydon +3 1 £413 -8.33%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 257 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (22.98%) Finance
3 120 (18.26%) Java
4 115 (17.50%) TDD
5 114 (17.35%) Scrum
6 112 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
7 99 (15.07%) Degree
8 98 (14.92%) ITIL
9 80 (12.18%) HTML
10 76 (11.57%) QA
11 75 (11.42%) SQL
11 75 (11.42%) Windows
12 73 (11.11%) Linux
12 73 (11.11%) DevOps
13 72 (10.96%) Project Management
14 71 (10.81%) JavaScript
15 68 (10.35%) CSS
16 67 (10.20%) SQL Server
17 66 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (10.05%) Git (software)
18 62 (9.44%) Service Management
19 58 (8.83%) Microsoft
20 57 (8.68%) Service Delivery
21 53 (8.07%) SAP
22 52 (7.91%) Pair Programming
23 51 (7.76%) MS Excel
24 49 (7.46%) Change Management
24 49 (7.46%) Banking
25 48 (7.31%) UNIX
26 47 (7.15%) Python

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (3.81%) Apache
2 23 (3.50%) WebSphere
3 20 (3.04%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.28%) Node.js
6 10 (1.52%) CMS
7 9 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.22%) Confluence
9 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.91%) nginx
10 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.91%) IIS
11 5 (0.76%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 51 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.33%) MS Office
3 19 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.98%) MS Project
4 13 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.76%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.76%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.61%) Agresso
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.46%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.61%) GitHub
3 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.46%) Force.com
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.24%) DNS
2 24 (3.65%) Firewall
3 20 (3.04%) SAN
4 17 (2.59%) LDAP
5 14 (2.13%) DHCP
6 12 (1.83%) Network Security
7 11 (1.67%) HTTP
7 11 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.52%) SSL
9 9 (1.37%) MVNO
9 9 (1.37%) Intranet
9 9 (1.37%) Internet
10 8 (1.22%) VLAN
10 8 (1.22%) WAN
10 8 (1.22%) SNMP
11 6 (0.91%) LAN
12 5 (0.76%) VPN
13 4 (0.61%) VoIP
13 4 (0.61%) WLAN
13 4 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.83%) MongoDB
3 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.22%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.07%) MySQL
8 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.76%) QlikView
10 5 (0.76%) Big Data
10 5 (0.76%) MS Access
10 5 (0.76%) RavenDB
11 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.78%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.89%) Jasmine
3 19 (2.89%) Cucumber
4 18 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.74%) Subversion
5 15 (2.28%) JIRA
6 11 (1.67%) Capybara
7 10 (1.52%) Maven
7 10 (1.52%) JUnit
8 9 (1.37%) Introscope
8 9 (1.37%) Selenium
8 9 (1.37%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.22%) MSI
10 7 (1.07%) Mocha
10 7 (1.07%) Hudson
10 7 (1.07%) QUnit
11 6 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 151 (22.98%) Finance
2 49 (7.46%) Banking
3 44 (6.70%) Games
4 37 (5.63%) Legal
5 31 (4.72%) Retail
6 26 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 25 (3.81%) Manufacturing
8 22 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.89%) Marketing
10 15 (2.28%) Investment Banking
11 14 (2.13%) Law
11 14 (2.13%) Front Office
12 11 (1.67%) Back Office
12 11 (1.67%) Publishing
13 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.46%) Billing
14 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (19.94%) Developer
2 100 (15.22%) Analyst
3 39 (5.94%) Architect
3 39 (5.94%) Business Analyst
4 36 (5.48%) ScrumMaster
5 31 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (4.41%) Project Manager
7 28 (4.26%) Consultant
8 27 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.96%) Service Manager
10 19 (2.89%) Web Developer
10 19 (2.89%) Delivery Manager
11 17 (2.59%) SAP Consultant
12 13 (1.98%) Technical Architect
12 13 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (1.98%) Services Delivery Manager
12 13 (1.98%) Support Analyst
12 13 (1.98%) Administrator
12 13 (1.98%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.18%) HTML
2 68 (10.35%) CSS
3 45 (6.85%) HTML5
4 39 (5.94%) .NET
5 35 (5.33%) CSS3
6 26 (3.96%) Web Services
7 23 (3.50%) XML
8 21 (3.20%) AngularJS
9 20 (3.04%) Middleware
10 18 (2.74%) Grails
11 15 (2.28%) Django
12 14 (2.13%) jQuery
12 14 (2.13%) Spring
12 14 (2.13%) JSON
13 13 (1.98%) ASP.NET
13 13 (1.98%) Sass
14 12 (1.83%) REST
14 12 (1.83%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.67%) Backbone.js
16 10 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.09%) Open Source
3 32 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.74%) FMCG
5 16 (2.44%) Online Games
5 16 (2.44%) User Experience
5 16 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.28%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.07%) Clustering
9 7 (1.07%) Derivative
9 7 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (1.07%) Statistics
9 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.91%) Equities
11 5 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.42%) Windows
2 73 (11.11%) Linux
3 48 (7.31%) UNIX
4 34 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.22%) AIX
8 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.61%) Solaris
12 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.30%) Android
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (17.50%) TDD
3 114 (17.35%) Scrum
4 98 (14.92%) ITIL
5 73 (11.11%) DevOps
6 72 (10.96%) Project Management
7 66 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (9.44%) Service Management
9 57 (8.68%) Service Delivery
10 52 (7.91%) Pair Programming
11 49 (7.46%) Change Management
12 45 (6.85%) Release Management
13 44 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (6.70%) Mentoring
14 39 (5.94%) Software Engineering
14 39 (5.94%) BDD
15 37 (5.63%) Web Development
15 37 (5.63%) PRINCE2
15 37 (5.63%) E-Commerce
15 37 (5.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 120 (18.26%) Java
2 75 (11.42%) SQL
3 71 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.15%) Python
5 43 (6.54%) Ruby
6 24 (3.65%) C#
7 23 (3.50%) Perl
8 18 (2.74%) PHP
8 18 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.28%) Groovy
11 11 (1.67%) C
12 9 (1.37%) VB
12 9 (1.37%) C++
12 9 (1.37%) VBA
12 9 (1.37%) Jython
13 7 (1.07%) R
13 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.91%) VBScript
14 6 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (15.07%) Degree
2 38 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (1.83%) SAP Certification
6 11 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.91%) ISEB
9 5 (0.76%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.61%) APMP
10 4 (0.61%) ACCA
10 4 (0.61%) CIMA
10 4 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.61%) CCEA
11 3 (0.46%) CCNA
11 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (11.57%) QA
2 21 (3.20%) SLA
3 4 (0.61%) COBIT
4 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) GMP
4 2 (0.30%) GxP
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) GAMP
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.52%) vSphere
3 10 (1.52%) XenApp
4 8 (1.22%) NFS
5 6 (0.91%) Firmware
5 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.61%) vCloud
7 4 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.61%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.46%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.15%) Docker
9 1 (0.15%) RHEV
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (3.81%) Puppet
2 19 (2.89%) Nagios
3 17 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.83%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.07%) SCCM
5 7 (1.07%) Opsview
6 6 (0.91%) Icinga
6 6 (0.91%) Graphite
6 6 (0.91%) collectd
7 5 (0.76%) Graylog2
8 4 (0.61%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.61%) logstash
8 4 (0.61%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.61%) WSUS
8 4 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (0.46%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.46%) SCOM
9 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (8.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.07%) SAP
3 43 (6.54%) Oracle
4 39 (5.94%) VMware
5 22 (3.35%) HP
6 19 (2.89%) IBM
7 17 (2.59%) Cisco
8 14 (2.13%) New Relic
9 13 (1.98%) Tableau
10 11 (1.67%) Akamai
10 11 (1.67%) F5
11 9 (1.37%) AppDynamics
11 9 (1.37%) BMC
11 9 (1.37%) Remedy
11 9 (1.37%) McAfee
12 8 (1.22%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.22%) NetApp
12 8 (1.22%) ATG
12 8 (1.22%) Citrix
13 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
London
Annapurna
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago