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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 141 185 151
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -34
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 414 296 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.82% 1.25% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.52% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 191 242
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £23.19 £28.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.00 £36.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £49.52 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +72.18%
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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 47 £450 -2.70% 24
Paddington +5 6 £475 +11.76%
Croydon -9 4 £375 -25.00% 2
Feltham -1 3 £325 -26.55% 1
Hayes - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +8 2 £525 +13.51%
Osterley -3 2 £375 -31.81%
Bromley - 2 £450 - 1
Greenford - 2 £259 -
Brentford +1 1 - -
Uxbridge -2 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 388 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (24.94%) Finance
3 168 (20.44%) Scrum
4 150 (18.25%) Project Management
5 139 (16.91%) TDD
6 126 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 126 (15.33%) Linux
7 121 (14.72%) Java
8 110 (13.38%) DevOps
9 109 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
10 106 (12.90%) JavaScript
10 106 (12.90%) Banking
11 105 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (12.29%) ITIL
13 99 (12.04%) SQL
14 93 (11.31%) Unix
15 88 (10.71%) HTML
16 80 (9.73%) Change Management
16 80 (9.73%) SDLC
17 79 (9.61%) QA
17 79 (9.61%) Degree
18 76 (9.25%) BDD
19 74 (9.00%) E-Commerce
20 72 (8.76%) .NET
21 70 (8.52%) Windows
21 70 (8.52%) Jenkins
22 69 (8.39%) Puppet
23 63 (7.66%) Microsoft
24 62 (7.54%) Software Engineering
25 61 (7.42%) PRINCE2

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 57 (6.93%) Apache
2 45 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 35 (4.26%) Confluence
4 30 (3.65%) WebSphere
5 23 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.55%) IIS
7 16 (1.95%) CMS
8 15 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.22%) Drupal
12 9 (1.09%) Mule
13 8 (0.97%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.73%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.73%) JBoss
14 6 (0.73%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.61%) Jetty
15 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.61%) WordPress
16 4 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.01%) MS Office
3 30 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.19%) MS Project
4 18 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.49%) HipChat
7 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) Documaker
3 2 (0.24%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.24%) Minerva
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.12%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.95%) GitHub
4 13 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.34%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.85%) Google Play
7 7 (0.85%) SaaS
8 6 (0.73%) IBM Blueworks
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.61%) PaaS
10 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.49%) IaaS
10 4 (0.49%) Office 365
10 4 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.35%) DNS
2 31 (3.77%) HTTP
3 23 (2.80%) SSL
4 20 (2.43%) Firewall
5 16 (1.95%) NAS
6 13 (1.58%) SAN
7 12 (1.46%) Internet
8 11 (1.34%) FTP
8 11 (1.34%) VPN
9 7 (0.85%) DHCP
10 6 (0.73%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.61%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.61%) MPLS
12 4 (0.49%) FCoE
12 4 (0.49%) Intranet
12 4 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.49%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.49%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.49%) WAN
13 3 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.65%) NoSQL
3 27 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.55%) MySQL
6 16 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.58%) Data Mining
8 12 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.61%) Big Data
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.36%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 70 (8.52%) Jenkins
2 61 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 58 (7.06%) JIRA
4 40 (4.87%) TeamCity
5 35 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 26 (3.16%) Selenium
7 24 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (2.68%) JUnit
9 21 (2.55%) Hudson
10 20 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.31%) Subversion
12 18 (2.19%) Appium
13 17 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.70%) IntelliJ
14 14 (1.70%) Introscope
15 13 (1.58%) Maven
16 12 (1.46%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.46%) Mockito
16 12 (1.46%) MSBuild
16 12 (1.46%) Sinon.JS
General
1 205 (24.94%) Finance
2 106 (12.90%) Banking
3 53 (6.45%) Retail
4 30 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.68%) Front Office
6 21 (2.55%) Marketing
7 19 (2.31%) Law
8 17 (2.07%) Legal
9 16 (1.95%) Publishing
10 15 (1.82%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.70%) Games
12 10 (1.22%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.09%) Back Office
14 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.36%) Advertising
16 3 (0.36%) German Language
17 2 (0.24%) Electronics
17 2 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 143 (17.40%) Developer
2 118 (14.36%) Analyst
3 73 (8.88%) Project Manager
4 55 (6.69%) Business Analyst
5 53 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 36 (4.38%) Architect
7 35 (4.26%) Agile Developer
8 33 (4.01%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 30 (3.65%) IT Manager
11 29 (3.53%) Test Engineer
12 21 (2.55%) Consultant
12 21 (2.55%) Scrum Master
13 20 (2.43%) Administrator
13 20 (2.43%) Agile Coach
14 19 (2.31%) Tester
15 18 (2.19%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (2.19%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.07%) Agile Java Developer
16 17 (2.07%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.71%) HTML
2 72 (8.76%) .NET
3 56 (6.81%) AngularJS
4 54 (6.57%) HTML5
5 52 (6.33%) Node.js
6 49 (5.96%) Middleware
7 48 (5.84%) CSS
8 38 (4.62%) REST
9 31 (3.77%) CSS3
9 31 (3.77%) Spring
10 27 (3.28%) XML
11 25 (3.04%) jQuery
12 24 (2.92%) Web Services
13 22 (2.68%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.43%) JMS
14 20 (2.43%) RESTful
15 19 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (2.19%) Java EE
17 17 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.69%) User Experience
3 37 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.28%) Virtual Team
6 23 (2.80%) Fixed Income
7 14 (1.70%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.58%) Blog
8 13 (1.58%) Tandem
9 12 (1.46%) DataPower
10 11 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.22%) Equities
12 8 (0.97%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.97%) Fintech
12 8 (0.97%) PMI
13 7 (0.85%) Derivative
13 7 (0.85%) EPoS
13 7 (0.85%) FMCG
13 7 (0.85%) Social Media
13 7 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.33%) Linux
2 93 (11.31%) Unix
3 70 (8.52%) Windows
4 33 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.07%) AIX
7 16 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.34%) SUSE
10 9 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.97%) Android
12 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.36%) Solaris
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.24%) CentOS
14 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (20.44%) Scrum
3 150 (18.25%) Project Management
4 139 (16.91%) TDD
5 126 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (13.38%) DevOps
7 105 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (12.29%) ITIL
9 80 (9.73%) Change Management
9 80 (9.73%) SDLC
10 76 (9.25%) BDD
11 74 (9.00%) E-Commerce
12 62 (7.54%) Software Engineering
13 61 (7.42%) PRINCE2
14 60 (7.30%) Kanban
14 60 (7.30%) Open Source
15 59 (7.18%) Mentoring
16 57 (6.93%) Coaching
17 55 (6.69%) Waterfall
18 53 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (14.72%) Java
2 106 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 99 (12.04%) SQL
4 60 (7.30%) Python
5 36 (4.38%) C#
6 33 (4.01%) Ruby
7 31 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.65%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.04%) Perl
10 23 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.07%) Scala
12 16 (1.95%) C
13 15 (1.82%) PHP
14 13 (1.58%) VBA
15 12 (1.46%) C++
16 10 (1.22%) ES6
17 9 (1.09%) ECMAScript
17 9 (1.09%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.09%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 79 (9.61%) Degree
2 53 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.34%) ISEB
5 11 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.85%) CISSP
10 6 (0.73%) CCNA
10 6 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.61%) PMP
12 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.49%) GIAC
12 4 (0.49%) HND
12 4 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (9.61%) QA
2 25 (3.04%) SLA
3 11 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.22%) SDET
5 9 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.12%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (3.41%) Docker
2 27 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.80%) VMware ESX
3 23 (2.80%) vSphere
4 6 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.49%) NFS
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.24%) KVM
7 2 (0.24%) Snort
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (8.39%) Puppet
2 40 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (4.74%) Nagios
4 34 (4.14%) Ansible
5 23 (2.80%) FreeIPA
5 23 (2.80%) Icinga
6 19 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (1.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 12 (1.46%) Kubernetes
9 11 (1.34%) SELinux
10 8 (0.97%) SCCM
11 7 (0.85%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.61%) SCOM
14 4 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.49%) Graphite
14 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.49%) OSSEC
15 3 (0.36%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 63 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.18%) Oracle
3 47 (5.72%) VMware
4 37 (4.50%) IBM
5 32 (3.89%) HP
5 32 (3.89%) SAP
6 26 (3.16%) Splunk
7 25 (3.04%) Google
8 21 (2.55%) Citrix
9 16 (1.95%) NetApp
10 14 (1.70%) Cisco
11 11 (1.34%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.22%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.22%) ATG
12 10 (1.22%) Terracotta
12 10 (1.22%) Veritas
13 8 (0.97%) Adobe
13 8 (0.97%) Akamai
14 7 (0.85%) Facebook
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: £200 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 6 days ago