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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 139 177 202
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 376 309 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.22% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.59% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 180 137
Average daily rate
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£425 £446 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £310 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £59.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +4.76%
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
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +13 54 £450 +12.50% 18
Bromley - 6 £400 - 2
Uxbridge -2 5 £370 -2.63% 2
Croydon +6 4 £430 +319.51% 7
Canary Wharf +16 2 £300 -14.77%
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 201 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (24.01%) Finance
3 169 (22.41%) Scrum
4 144 (19.10%) Java
5 126 (16.71%) Project Management
6 121 (16.05%) TDD
7 108 (14.32%) Degree
8 102 (13.53%) QA
9 101 (13.40%) HTML
10 93 (12.33%) Linux
11 82 (10.88%) Service Delivery
12 80 (10.61%) SQL
13 77 (10.21%) JavaScript
14 74 (9.81%) Microsoft
15 71 (9.42%) Oracle
15 71 (9.42%) SAP
15 71 (9.42%) Windows
15 71 (9.42%) ITIL
16 68 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (9.02%) DevOps
17 66 (8.75%) Release Management
17 66 (8.75%) CSS
17 66 (8.75%) .NET
18 62 (8.22%) Git (software)
19 60 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (7.96%) C#
19 60 (7.96%) Change Management
20 59 (7.82%) User Stories
21 58 (7.69%) PRINCE2
22 57 (7.56%) Software Engineering

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.64%) CMS
3 34 (4.51%) Apache
4 31 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 24 (3.18%) Node.js
6 21 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.39%) IIS
8 16 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (1.19%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.06%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (0.93%) nginx
13 7 (0.93%) Confluence
13 7 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.51%) MS Office
3 22 (2.92%) MS Project
4 18 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) SAP SRM
2 6 (0.80%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.53%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.40%) RMDS
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.27%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) BPCS
6 1 (0.13%) Agresso
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.13%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.80%) Force.com
2 6 (0.80%) GitHub
3 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.10%) DNS
2 34 (4.51%) Firewall
3 18 (2.39%) HTTP
3 18 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.12%) Intranet
5 13 (1.72%) SSL
6 12 (1.59%) SAN
7 11 (1.46%) VLAN
7 11 (1.46%) VPN
7 11 (1.46%) SNMP
8 10 (1.33%) iSCSI
8 10 (1.33%) FCoE
8 10 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (1.33%) Multicast
9 9 (1.19%) DHCP
10 6 (0.80%) Network Security
10 6 (0.80%) Internet
11 4 (0.53%) WAN
11 4 (0.53%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.40%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.92%) MongoDB
2 22 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 21 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.25%) MySQL
5 15 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.06%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.80%) RavenDB
11 6 (0.80%) Big Data
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 62 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.50%) Cucumber
3 30 (3.98%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.39%) TeamCity
5 15 (1.99%) Subversion
5 15 (1.99%) Maven
6 13 (1.72%) JIRA
7 12 (1.59%) Selenium
8 11 (1.46%) JUnit
8 11 (1.46%) Introscope
9 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.19%) SpecFlow
9 9 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.06%) MSTest
10 8 (1.06%) Capybara
11 7 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.93%) Mockito
11 7 (0.93%) Hamcrest
12 6 (0.80%) Hudson
12 6 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 181 (24.01%) Finance
2 50 (6.63%) Banking
3 36 (4.77%) Manufacturing
3 36 (4.77%) Games
4 34 (4.51%) Legal
5 31 (4.11%) Retail
5 31 (4.11%) Marketing
6 30 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.72%) Law
11 9 (1.19%) Front Office
11 9 (1.19%) Local Government
12 8 (1.06%) Back Office
12 8 (1.06%) Billing
13 5 (0.66%) Publishing
14 3 (0.40%) French Language
14 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (19.76%) Developer
2 128 (16.98%) Analyst
3 51 (6.76%) Business Analyst
4 48 (6.37%) Project Manager
5 44 (5.84%) ScrumMaster
6 41 (5.44%) Java Developer
7 34 (4.51%) Consultant
8 28 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (3.32%) Architect
10 23 (3.05%) .NET Developer
10 23 (3.05%) Service Manager
11 20 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (2.39%) C# Developer
13 17 (2.25%) SAP Consultant
14 16 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (2.12%) Tester
15 15 (1.99%) Product Manager
16 13 (1.72%) Web Developer
16 13 (1.72%) Administrator
17 12 (1.59%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.40%) HTML
2 66 (8.75%) .NET
2 66 (8.75%) CSS
3 55 (7.29%) Web Services
4 42 (5.57%) XML
4 42 (5.57%) jQuery
5 40 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 39 (5.17%) HTML5
7 38 (5.04%) Spring
8 34 (4.51%) RESTful
8 34 (4.51%) CSS3
9 33 (4.38%) Middleware
10 30 (3.98%) .NET Framework
10 30 (3.98%) JSON
11 25 (3.32%) Hibernate
12 24 (3.18%) J2EE
13 22 (2.92%) Grails
14 19 (2.52%) REST
14 19 (2.52%) Ajax
15 17 (2.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.70%) Open Source
2 38 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.32%) Online Games
4 24 (3.18%) FMCG
5 22 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.59%) Video on Demand
8 12 (1.59%) IPTV
8 12 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.19%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.06%) Statistics
12 7 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.93%) PMI
12 7 (0.93%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.93%) Social Media
12 7 (0.93%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.33%) Linux
2 71 (9.42%) Windows
3 28 (3.71%) UNIX
4 21 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.46%) Android
6 10 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.53%) SELinux
10 4 (0.53%) CentOS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (22.41%) Scrum
3 126 (16.71%) Project Management
4 121 (16.05%) TDD
5 82 (10.88%) Service Delivery
6 71 (9.42%) ITIL
7 68 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (9.02%) DevOps
8 66 (8.75%) Release Management
9 60 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (7.96%) Change Management
10 59 (7.82%) User Stories
11 58 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 57 (7.56%) Software Engineering
13 54 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 51 (6.76%) Service Management
15 44 (5.84%) Pair Programming
15 44 (5.84%) Web Development
16 41 (5.44%) Performance Management
16 41 (5.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 144 (19.10%) Java
2 80 (10.61%) SQL
3 77 (10.21%) JavaScript
4 60 (7.96%) C#
5 57 (7.56%) Ruby
6 34 (4.51%) Python
7 27 (3.58%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.32%) PHP
9 19 (2.52%) VB
10 18 (2.39%) Groovy
11 17 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.99%) VBA
12 15 (1.99%) Perl
13 14 (1.86%) C
14 11 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.33%) Jython
16 6 (0.80%) C++
17 5 (0.66%) VBScript
18 4 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (14.32%) Degree
2 38 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 9 (1.19%) ISEB
6 8 (1.06%) SAP Certification
6 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.66%) MBA
7 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) APMP
8 4 (0.53%) CIMA
8 4 (0.53%) ACCA
8 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.53%) CCEA
9 3 (0.40%) CISSP
9 3 (0.40%) HNC
9 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (13.53%) QA
2 28 (3.71%) SLA
3 10 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.40%) GxP
6 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
7 2 (0.27%) EMIR
7 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) WCAG
7 2 (0.27%) WAI
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.13%) GMP
8 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
System Software
1 29 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.39%) vSphere
4 14 (1.86%) vCloud
5 10 (1.33%) NFS
5 10 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.66%) XenApp
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) NLBS
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 25 (3.32%) Tivoli
1 25 (3.32%) Puppet
2 19 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.86%) Nagios
4 10 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (1.19%) SCCM
5 9 (1.19%) Opsview
6 7 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 6 (0.80%) Icinga
7 6 (0.80%) Ansible
8 5 (0.66%) collectd
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.27%) Salt
12 1 (0.13%) Graylog2
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.42%) Oracle
2 71 (9.42%) SAP
3 33 (4.38%) VMware
4 31 (4.11%) IBM
5 21 (2.79%) HP
6 14 (1.86%) Cisco
7 12 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.59%) Akamai
8 11 (1.46%) EMC
9 10 (1.33%) Websense
9 10 (1.33%) F5
10 9 (1.19%) ATG
10 9 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.06%) Citrix
11 8 (1.06%) Tableau
12 7 (0.93%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.80%) 29West
14 5 (0.66%) NetApp
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £382.50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Questor Resourcing
Rate: to £25k - 3 month temp role
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Vital Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £440.00 - £480.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £320 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago