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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 193 127 162
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 251 387 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.66% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.12% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 241 193
Average daily rate
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£450 £424 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.45 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £50.00 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.36% -3.50%
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
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -37 48 £425 - 18
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 - - 5
Canary Wharf -1 5 - -
Brentford -8 5 £400 -17.94% 2
Bromley - 3 - -
Paddington - 2 - -
Osterley 0 1 £530 +13.97%
Uxbridge -5 1 £375 -1.31%
Feltham -6 1 £375 -
Croydon - 1 £300 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 186 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (23.05%) Finance
3 94 (17.47%) Java
4 85 (15.80%) Project Management
5 83 (15.43%) ITIL
6 81 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (14.68%) Degree
8 77 (14.31%) SQL
9 74 (13.75%) TDD
10 68 (12.64%) Change Management
11 64 (11.90%) Scrum
12 60 (11.15%) Banking
13 55 (10.22%) DevOps
14 54 (10.04%) QA
15 51 (9.48%) SAP
16 49 (9.11%) Linux
17 47 (8.74%) Windows
18 46 (8.55%) Service Management
18 46 (8.55%) Pair Programming
19 43 (7.99%) Ruby
19 43 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (7.99%) HTML
19 43 (7.99%) ERP
19 43 (7.99%) Git (software)
20 42 (7.81%) Microsoft
21 41 (7.62%) MS Office
21 41 (7.62%) Service Delivery
21 41 (7.62%) Six Sigma
22 39 (7.25%) SQL Server
22 39 (7.25%) JavaScript

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (4.28%) Apache
2 22 (4.09%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.23%) Confluence
6 8 (1.49%) nginx
6 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.30%) SAS
7 7 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.12%) WorkSite
9 5 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.93%) Node.js
10 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.74%) Jetty
10 4 (0.74%) Drupal
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.74%) Lync
10 4 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (7.62%) MS Office
2 39 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.42%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.12%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.93%) SAP FI-AP
4 4 (0.74%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.74%) SAP QM
5 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.56%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.37%) RMDS
6 2 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.37%) Agresso
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.67%) SaaS
5 6 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.93%) Yammer
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.83%) DNS
2 15 (2.79%) LDAP
3 12 (2.23%) SAN
3 12 (2.23%) Firewall
4 11 (2.04%) DHCP
5 10 (1.86%) Unified Communications
5 10 (1.86%) SSL
6 9 (1.67%) VoIP
6 9 (1.67%) WAN
6 9 (1.67%) LAN
7 6 (1.12%) HTTP
7 6 (1.12%) VPN
8 5 (0.93%) Internet
8 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.93%) WLAN
8 5 (0.93%) Wireless
8 5 (0.93%) VLAN
8 5 (0.93%) NAS
9 4 (0.74%) Network Security
9 4 (0.74%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.42%) Big Data
5 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.04%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.86%) MySQL
8 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Navigator
10 5 (0.93%) MS Access
10 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.56%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.37%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.35%) JIRA
4 15 (2.79%) Subversion
5 13 (2.42%) Maven
6 11 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 9 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.49%) Selenium
8 8 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.30%) Ant
9 7 (1.30%) NUnit
10 6 (1.12%) Capybara
10 6 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (0.93%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.74%) nodeunit
12 4 (0.74%) Introscope
12 4 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
12 4 (0.74%) MSI
13 3 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 124 (23.05%) Finance
2 60 (11.15%) Banking
3 27 (5.02%) Retail
4 23 (4.28%) Legal
5 20 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.16%) Front Office
7 17 (3.16%) Marketing
7 17 (3.16%) Publishing
8 16 (2.97%) Games
9 15 (2.79%) Law
10 13 (2.42%) Back Office
11 12 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.67%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.56%) Electronics
14 3 (0.56%) Local Government
15 2 (0.37%) German Language
15 2 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 91 (16.91%) Developer
2 84 (15.61%) Analyst
3 33 (6.13%) Business Analyst
4 30 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (5.39%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.20%) Java Developer
7 27 (5.02%) Consultant
8 23 (4.28%) Architect
9 18 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.16%) Service Manager
10 17 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
11 16 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
12 13 (2.42%) SAP Consultant
13 12 (2.23%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.04%) Administrator
14 11 (2.04%) SAP Manager
15 10 (1.86%) Business Manager
16 9 (1.67%) Programme Manager
16 9 (1.67%) Change Manager
17 8 (1.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.99%) HTML
2 37 (6.88%) Web Services
3 32 (5.95%) HTML5
4 30 (5.58%) .NET
5 26 (4.83%) CSS
6 18 (3.35%) CSS3
7 16 (2.97%) Middleware
8 14 (2.60%) AngularJS
8 14 (2.60%) XML
9 12 (2.23%) RESTful
9 12 (2.23%) Spring
10 11 (2.04%) SOAP
11 10 (1.86%) WPF
11 10 (1.86%) jQuery
12 9 (1.67%) Grails
13 7 (1.30%) JSP
13 7 (1.30%) Silverlight
13 7 (1.30%) Reactive Extensions
14 6 (1.12%) Sass
14 6 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.35%) Open Source
4 14 (2.60%) FMCG
5 12 (2.23%) User Experience
5 12 (2.23%) Equities
5 12 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.67%) PMI
7 9 (1.67%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.67%) Statistics
7 9 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.30%) E-Learning
9 6 (1.12%) Derivative
10 5 (0.93%) DTV
10 5 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.74%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.74%) Clustering
12 3 (0.56%) NHS
12 3 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.11%) Linux
2 47 (8.74%) Windows
3 38 (7.06%) UNIX
4 19 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.30%) AIX
6 7 (1.30%) Android
6 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.74%) Debian
9 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (15.80%) Project Management
3 83 (15.43%) ITIL
4 74 (13.75%) TDD
5 68 (12.64%) Change Management
6 64 (11.90%) Scrum
7 55 (10.22%) DevOps
8 46 (8.55%) Service Management
8 46 (8.55%) Pair Programming
9 43 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (7.99%) ERP
10 41 (7.62%) Service Delivery
10 41 (7.62%) Six Sigma
11 39 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (6.13%) PRINCE2
13 32 (5.95%) Programme Management
13 32 (5.95%) BDD
14 30 (5.58%) Risk Management
14 30 (5.58%) Lean Six Sigma
14 30 (5.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (17.47%) Java
2 77 (14.31%) SQL
3 43 (7.99%) Ruby
4 39 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.76%) Python
6 23 (4.28%) C#
7 12 (2.23%) Perl
8 10 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.67%) Groovy
10 7 (1.30%) XAML
10 7 (1.30%) Scala
11 6 (1.12%) VBA
11 6 (1.12%) VBScript
12 5 (0.93%) VB
12 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.74%) Jython
13 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (14.68%) Degree
2 22 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.79%) PMI Certification
4 14 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 12 (2.23%) SAP Certification
7 11 (2.04%) PMP
8 7 (1.30%) APMP
9 6 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.93%) ISEB
10 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.74%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 4 (0.74%) CISSP
12 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.37%) CCNP
13 2 (0.37%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.04%) QA
2 12 (2.23%) SLA
3 5 (0.93%) P3O
4 4 (0.74%) COBIT
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.37%) BS7799
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) GAMP
7 1 (0.19%) GMP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
3 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.74%) vSphere
3 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.74%) NFS
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.56%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.56%) XenApp
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.37%) Docker
5 2 (0.37%) vCloud
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (4.28%) Puppet
2 21 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.35%) Nagios
4 8 (1.49%) collectd
4 8 (1.49%) Icinga
5 7 (1.30%) Opsview
5 7 (1.30%) Graphite
6 6 (1.12%) SCCM
7 5 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.93%) Graylog
8 4 (0.74%) logstash
8 4 (0.74%) SELinux
8 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.74%) FreeIPA
9 3 (0.56%) Ansible
10 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.37%) SCOM
10 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (9.48%) SAP
2 42 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.32%) VMware
4 33 (6.13%) Oracle
5 21 (3.90%) Cisco
6 14 (2.60%) Akamai
7 13 (2.42%) HP
7 13 (2.42%) Citrix
8 10 (1.86%) New Relic
8 10 (1.86%) NetApp
9 6 (1.12%) F5
9 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.93%) McAfee
10 5 (0.93%) IBM
10 5 (0.93%) Cognos
10 5 (0.93%) Teradata
10 5 (0.93%) ATG
10 5 (0.93%) Tableau
11 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
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