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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / London
Rank 130 135 176
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +41
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 363 369 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.72% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.02% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 268 172
Median daily rate £500 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £67.50 £18.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.71 £13.38 £18.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.50 £36.00 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
16407 18228 17337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.80% 84.98% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11873 13026 12367
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 221 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +18 47 £475 +26.66% 15
Croydon 0 5 £550 +46.66% 1
Uxbridge +6 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Canary Wharf +1 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 1
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Westminster +2 2 £271 -45.75%
Brentford - 2 £675 -
Bromley +6 1 £500 -4.76%
Hackney -4 1 £275 -18.51% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £350 -
Feltham - 1 £450 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 385 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (25.10%) Finance
3 151 (20.27%) Scrum
4 131 (17.58%) TDD
5 111 (14.90%) Java
6 108 (14.50%) JavaScript
7 106 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 105 (14.09%) DevOps
9 97 (13.02%) ITIL
10 94 (12.62%) HTML
10 94 (12.62%) SQL
11 90 (12.08%) Degree
12 87 (11.68%) Windows
13 84 (11.28%) Oracle
14 82 (11.01%) Linux
14 82 (11.01%) Banking
15 75 (10.07%) CSS
16 72 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (9.53%) Open Source
17 71 (9.53%) Project Management
18 70 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
19 69 (9.26%) AngularJS
20 66 (8.86%) SDLC
21 65 (8.72%) Change Management
22 63 (8.46%) Service Delivery
22 63 (8.46%) Microsoft
23 61 (8.19%) .NET
23 61 (8.19%) QA
23 61 (8.19%) Security Cleared

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 28 (3.76%) Confluence
2 23 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.68%) IIS
4 19 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.42%) CMS
6 17 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.15%) Apache
8 15 (2.01%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.61%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (0.81%) JBoss
11 6 (0.81%) nginx
12 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.54%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.54%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.36%) MS Office
3 19 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.34%) MS Project
4 10 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.54%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.40%) FastStats
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.27%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Findur
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.28%) Office 365
4 15 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (2.01%) GitHub
5 12 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (1.07%) SaaS
7 7 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.67%) IaaS
9 4 (0.54%) PaaS
10 3 (0.40%) Akamai
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Responsys
12 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.13%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.10%) Firewall
2 32 (4.30%) DNS
3 19 (2.55%) Network Security
3 19 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.15%) DHCP
5 15 (2.01%) SSL
5 15 (2.01%) VPN
6 14 (1.88%) Internet
7 12 (1.61%) SNMP
8 11 (1.48%) MPLS
8 11 (1.48%) WAN
9 10 (1.34%) HTTP
9 10 (1.34%) LAN
10 9 (1.21%) BGP
11 8 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.07%) OSPF
11 8 (1.07%) SAN
11 8 (1.07%) TACACS
11 8 (1.07%) VoIP
12 7 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.68%) Big Data
5 16 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.74%) MySQL
9 12 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.07%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.07%) Redis
11 6 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.81%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.67%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.54%) Presto
13 4 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 60 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 55 (7.38%) JIRA
3 45 (6.04%) Git (software)
4 31 (4.16%) TeamCity
5 26 (3.49%) Selenium
6 25 (3.36%) Subversion
7 23 (3.09%) Maven
8 18 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (2.01%) Hudson
11 14 (1.88%) Gradle
11 14 (1.88%) NUnit
12 13 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.34%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.21%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.21%) Mockito
15 8 (1.07%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.94%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.94%) FitNesse
General
1 187 (25.10%) Finance
2 82 (11.01%) Banking
3 42 (5.64%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.70%) Retail
5 34 (4.56%) Marketing
6 32 (4.30%) Front Office
7 19 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.28%) Back Office
9 15 (2.01%) Legal
10 14 (1.88%) Games
11 13 (1.74%) Publishing
12 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.67%) Automotive
13 5 (0.67%) German Language
14 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.54%) Military
14 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.40%) Electronics
15 3 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (21.07%) Developer
2 93 (12.48%) Analyst
3 44 (5.91%) Java Developer
4 36 (4.83%) Project Manager
5 35 (4.70%) Architect
5 35 (4.70%) Consultant
5 35 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (4.56%) Agile Developer
7 33 (4.43%) Business Analyst
8 30 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (3.09%) IT Manager
9 23 (3.09%) Senior Developer
10 21 (2.82%) Security Analyst
11 19 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
11 19 (2.55%) Product Owner
11 19 (2.55%) Scrum Master
12 18 (2.42%) .NET Developer
13 17 (2.28%) Agile Java Developer
13 17 (2.28%) C# Developer
13 17 (2.28%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (12.62%) HTML
2 75 (10.07%) CSS
3 69 (9.26%) AngularJS
4 61 (8.19%) .NET
5 59 (7.92%) Web Services
6 49 (6.58%) HTML5
6 49 (6.58%) REST
7 41 (5.50%) XML
8 40 (5.37%) Spring
9 39 (5.23%) Node.js
10 35 (4.70%) React
11 33 (4.43%) CSS3
12 29 (3.89%) jQuery
13 27 (3.62%) RESTful
14 25 (3.36%) SOAP
15 20 (2.68%) J2EE
15 20 (2.68%) Spring Boot
16 18 (2.42%) Middleware
17 16 (2.15%) Ajax
17 16 (2.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.97%) User Experience
3 29 (3.89%) Virtual Team
4 21 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (2.42%) Social Media
6 17 (2.28%) Fintech
7 16 (2.15%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.74%) Derivative
9 12 (1.61%) FMCG
10 11 (1.48%) Tandem
11 10 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.21%) iSeries
13 8 (1.07%) Blog
13 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.68%) Windows
2 82 (11.01%) Linux
3 52 (6.98%) Unix
4 25 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.21%) AIX
7 8 (1.07%) CentOS
7 8 (1.07%) OpenVMS
7 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.94%) SUSE
9 6 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.27%) Android
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.27%) Scrum
3 131 (17.58%) TDD
4 106 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (14.09%) DevOps
6 97 (13.02%) ITIL
7 72 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (9.53%) Open Source
8 71 (9.53%) Project Management
9 66 (8.86%) SDLC
10 65 (8.72%) Change Management
11 63 (8.46%) Service Delivery
12 60 (8.05%) Service Management
13 58 (7.79%) Coaching
14 56 (7.52%) BDD
14 56 (7.52%) Pair Programming
15 55 (7.38%) Waterfall
16 54 (7.25%) Risk Management
17 52 (6.98%) Configuration Management
18 49 (6.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 111 (14.90%) Java
2 108 (14.50%) JavaScript
3 94 (12.62%) SQL
4 48 (6.44%) Python
5 44 (5.91%) C#
6 31 (4.16%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.49%) Ruby
8 22 (2.95%) Bash Shell
9 18 (2.42%) Perl
10 17 (2.28%) Scala
11 16 (2.15%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.88%) C++
14 12 (1.61%) ES6
14 12 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.94%) C
15 7 (0.94%) PHP
16 3 (0.40%) ABAP
17 2 (0.27%) Jython
17 2 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 90 (12.08%) Degree
2 61 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.88%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.61%) CISSP
6 9 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.21%) CISM
6 9 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.07%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.94%) HNC
8 7 (0.94%) SANS
8 7 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 7 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 7 (0.94%) SSCP
9 6 (0.81%) CCIE
9 6 (0.81%) MCSE
9 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.67%) CISA
10 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.19%) QA
2 25 (3.36%) SLA
3 17 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.34%) GDPR
8 9 (1.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 9 (1.21%) COBIT
9 8 (1.07%) SDET
10 7 (0.94%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.54%) GxP
11 4 (0.54%) RMADS
12 3 (0.40%) GCP
12 3 (0.40%) GLP
12 3 (0.40%) GMP
12 3 (0.40%) WCAG
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 33 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.76%) Docker
4 18 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.34%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (1.07%) RACF
8 7 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.54%) vSphere
11 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.40%) KVM
11 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.27%) Corosync
12 2 (0.27%) NFS
12 2 (0.27%) Snort
12 2 (0.27%) Squid
12 2 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 57 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (7.11%) Puppet
3 40 (5.37%) Ansible
4 13 (1.74%) SCCM
5 9 (1.21%) Nagios
6 6 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 5 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.67%) Terraform
8 4 (0.54%) FreeIPA
8 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.54%) Kibana
8 4 (0.54%) logstash
8 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.40%) Marathon
9 3 (0.40%) Mesos
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.40%) vMotion
9 3 (0.40%) vRealize
10 2 (0.27%) Icinga
10 2 (0.27%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 84 (11.28%) Oracle
2 63 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.77%) SAP
4 42 (5.64%) VMware
5 32 (4.30%) IBM
6 26 (3.49%) Citrix
7 22 (2.95%) ServiceNow
8 20 (2.68%) Cisco
9 15 (2.01%) Splunk
10 13 (1.74%) Google
11 11 (1.48%) Adobe
11 11 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.21%) BEA
12 9 (1.21%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.07%) Apigee
13 8 (1.07%) WorldPay
14 7 (0.94%) Qualys
14 7 (0.94%) Remedy
14 7 (0.94%) Tufin
15 6 (0.81%) Huawei
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pentasia
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
prosource.it
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Contract £500 to £600 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £63000 - £74000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago