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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 139 176 178
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 354 288 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.36% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.69% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 183 179
Average daily rate £473 £498 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £20.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +111.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.83 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £47.20 £29.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +104.54%
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 26 £351 -22.11% 19
Canary Wharf +2 3 £382 -
Croydon - 3 £375 -
Osterley - 2 £489 -
Hackney - 2 £338 -
Uxbridge -2 1 - -
Bromley -10 1 £525 - 2
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 315 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (20.94%) TDD
3 139 (20.35%) Linux
4 138 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (19.18%) Git (software)
6 123 (18.01%) Finance
7 120 (17.57%) JavaScript
8 111 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (16.11%) Java
10 109 (15.96%) HTML
11 104 (15.23%) Pair Programming
12 103 (15.08%) Scrum
13 99 (14.49%) BDD
14 98 (14.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 94 (13.76%) AngularJS
16 92 (13.47%) Project Management
17 87 (12.74%) Degree
18 84 (12.30%) CSS
19 81 (11.86%) Unix
20 79 (11.57%) Node.js
20 79 (11.57%) DevOps
21 75 (10.98%) HTML5
22 70 (10.25%) CSS3
22 70 (10.25%) QA
23 64 (9.37%) Windows
23 64 (9.37%) ITIL
24 61 (8.93%) Jenkins
24 61 (8.93%) User Stories
25 60 (8.78%) Puppet
25 60 (8.78%) SQL

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 79 (11.57%) Node.js
2 27 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.81%) Apache
4 24 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.07%) Confluence
6 13 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.46%) CMS
9 6 (0.88%) JBoss
10 4 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.59%) IIS
10 4 (0.59%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.59%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.69%) MS Office
3 26 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.02%) MS Project
7 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) SAP SRM
3 5 (0.73%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.29%) Documaker
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.15%) HFM
6 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.51%) GitHub
2 19 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.90%) Office 365
4 9 (1.32%) PaaS
4 9 (1.32%) SaaS
5 7 (1.02%) Heroku
6 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.59%) IaaS
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.51%) DNS
2 19 (2.78%) Internet
3 13 (1.90%) Firewall
3 13 (1.90%) HTTP
4 12 (1.76%) LDAP
5 11 (1.61%) Network Security
6 10 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.32%) SSL
8 7 (1.02%) SAN
8 7 (1.02%) VPN
8 7 (1.02%) Wireless
9 6 (0.88%) DVB
9 6 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.59%) DHCP
10 4 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.59%) VoIP
11 3 (0.44%) Extranet
11 3 (0.44%) Intranet
11 3 (0.44%) ISDN
11 3 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 22 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.05%) MySQL
5 13 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.32%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.02%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (0.73%) Big Data
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.73%) Redis
12 4 (0.59%) Ingres
12 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 131 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 46 (6.73%) Jasmine
4 42 (6.15%) Protractor
5 35 (5.12%) Maven
6 34 (4.98%) JIRA
7 33 (4.83%) Mocha
8 24 (3.51%) Sinon.JS
9 23 (3.37%) QUnit
10 18 (2.64%) Selenium
11 16 (2.34%) Subversion
12 15 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (2.05%) gulp
13 14 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
13 14 (2.05%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.90%) Hudson
15 12 (1.76%) Appium
16 11 (1.61%) Cucumber
17 10 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
18 9 (1.32%) Gradle
General
1 123 (18.01%) Finance
2 58 (8.49%) Banking
3 33 (4.83%) Front Office
4 32 (4.69%) Retail
5 25 (3.66%) Legal
6 24 (3.51%) Investment Banking
7 21 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.93%) Law
9 14 (2.05%) Marketing
10 11 (1.61%) Games
11 9 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.17%) Billing
12 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.02%) Back Office
14 4 (0.59%) Electronics
15 2 (0.29%) Local Government
15 2 (0.29%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (26.21%) Developer
2 120 (17.57%) Analyst
3 64 (9.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 56 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 40 (5.86%) Angular Developer
5 40 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 35 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 34 (4.98%) Architect
7 34 (4.98%) Java Developer
8 31 (4.54%) Consultant
9 30 (4.39%) Agile Developer
10 29 (4.25%) Project Manager
11 28 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (3.37%) Service Manager
13 20 (2.93%) HTML Developer
14 18 (2.64%) C++ Developer
14 18 (2.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 18 (2.64%) Process Analyst
14 18 (2.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (15.96%) HTML
2 94 (13.76%) AngularJS
3 84 (12.30%) CSS
4 75 (10.98%) HTML5
5 70 (10.25%) CSS3
6 56 (8.20%) Web Services
7 51 (7.47%) RESTful
8 48 (7.03%) Sass
9 40 (5.86%) XML
10 35 (5.12%) Spring
11 28 (4.10%) JSON
12 24 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (3.37%) MEAN Stack
14 19 (2.78%) REST
15 18 (2.64%) OpenGL
15 18 (2.64%) Qt
16 17 (2.49%) React
17 16 (2.34%) Regular Expression
18 15 (2.20%) Backbone.js
18 15 (2.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.64%) User Experience
3 45 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.22%) Public Cloud
5 19 (2.78%) Equities
5 19 (2.78%) FMCG
5 19 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.20%) Derivative
8 13 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.76%) IPTV
10 11 (1.61%) STB
11 10 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (1.46%) Equity Risk
12 9 (1.32%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.32%) Social Media
13 8 (1.17%) Data Extraction
13 8 (1.17%) Statistics
14 7 (1.02%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.02%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 139 (20.35%) Linux
2 81 (11.86%) Unix
3 64 (9.37%) Windows
4 22 (3.22%) Windows 7
4 22 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.07%) AIX
6 17 (2.49%) Solaris
7 16 (2.34%) HPUX
8 15 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.05%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.46%) Android
12 10 (1.46%) CentOS
13 8 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.88%) SUSE
15 5 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (20.94%) TDD
3 111 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (15.23%) Pair Programming
5 103 (15.08%) Scrum
6 99 (14.49%) BDD
7 98 (14.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 92 (13.47%) Project Management
9 79 (11.57%) DevOps
10 64 (9.37%) ITIL
11 61 (8.93%) User Stories
12 55 (8.05%) Service Delivery
13 54 (7.91%) Configuration Management
14 50 (7.32%) Open Source
15 47 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (6.59%) Change Management
17 43 (6.30%) Business Analysis
18 42 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (6.00%) Risk Management
20 38 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 120 (17.57%) JavaScript
2 110 (16.11%) Java
3 60 (8.78%) SQL
4 58 (8.49%) Ruby
5 48 (7.03%) Python
6 44 (6.44%) C++
7 40 (5.86%) C#
8 38 (5.56%) ES6
9 24 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.37%) Perl
11 21 (3.07%) ECMAScript
12 17 (2.49%) Groovy
13 16 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 15 (2.20%) C
15 14 (2.05%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.05%) PHP
16 9 (1.32%) Scala
17 8 (1.17%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.17%) VBA
18 6 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (12.74%) Degree
2 54 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.46%) CISA
4 10 (1.46%) CRISC
4 10 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.02%) CISSP
6 7 (1.02%) ISEB
7 6 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.88%) CISM
7 6 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.59%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.44%) MCSE
11 2 (0.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.25%) QA
2 14 (2.05%) SLA
3 13 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.88%) COBIT
5 6 (0.88%) COSO
5 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.29%) DICOM
8 2 (0.29%) GxP
8 2 (0.29%) HL7
8 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.15%) Basel III
9 1 (0.15%) BS7666
9 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.15%) EMIR
9 1 (0.15%) FATCA
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 46 (6.73%) Docker
2 30 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.93%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.90%) vSphere
5 6 (0.88%) vCloud
6 5 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.59%) XenApp
8 3 (0.44%) Firmware
8 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) RACF
10 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (8.78%) Puppet
2 36 (5.27%) Ansible
3 33 (4.83%) Nagios
4 20 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.78%) Icinga
6 13 (1.90%) logstash
7 12 (1.76%) FreeIPA
7 12 (1.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (1.76%) SELinux
8 8 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.02%) Capistrano
9 7 (1.02%) Opsview
10 6 (0.88%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.88%) Control-M
10 6 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.73%) SCCM
12 3 (0.44%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.44%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.44%) Salt
12 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.32%) Oracle
3 48 (7.03%) VMware
4 40 (5.86%) SAP
5 30 (4.39%) Splunk
6 17 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.90%) HP
7 13 (1.90%) IBM
8 11 (1.61%) WorldPay
9 9 (1.32%) Citrix
10 8 (1.17%) Google
11 7 (1.02%) Remedy
12 6 (0.88%) Adobe
12 6 (0.88%) Informatica
12 6 (0.88%) Intel Security
12 6 (0.88%) OpenText
12 6 (0.88%) OpenTV
12 6 (0.88%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.88%) Siebel
12 6 (0.88%) Zend
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