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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 134 178 167
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 435 304 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.90% 1.32% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.58% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 199 233
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £23.19 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +1.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
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 £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +7 52 £488 +2.63% 20
Croydon -8 6 £300 - 1
Feltham 0 5 £325 -26.55%
Uxbridge 0 3 £375 +38.88% 1
Paddington - 3 £475 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +9 2 £550 +18.91%
Bromley +1 2 £463 - 2
Osterley -1 2 £375 -31.81%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Greenford - 1 £275 -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 401 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (24.45%) Finance
3 181 (22.24%) Scrum
4 147 (18.06%) Project Management
5 138 (16.95%) TDD
6 126 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (14.25%) DevOps
8 114 (14.00%) Java
8 114 (14.00%) Linux
9 109 (13.39%) Banking
10 107 (13.14%) JavaScript
11 106 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (12.41%) ITIL
13 94 (11.55%) SQL
14 93 (11.43%) Degree
14 93 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
15 90 (11.06%) HTML
16 86 (10.57%) QA
17 77 (9.46%) Unix
18 75 (9.21%) E-Commerce
18 75 (9.21%) Change Management
19 73 (8.97%) BDD
20 72 (8.85%) Open Source
20 72 (8.85%) .NET
20 72 (8.85%) Jenkins
21 69 (8.48%) Puppet
22 68 (8.35%) Microsoft
23 67 (8.23%) PRINCE2
23 67 (8.23%) Kanban
24 63 (7.74%) Windows

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 45 (5.53%) Apache
2 36 (4.42%) Confluence
3 35 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.32%) IIS
5 27 (3.32%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.84%) CMS
6 15 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.23%) Drupal
8 10 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (1.23%) Mule
9 7 (0.86%) JBoss
10 6 (0.74%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 61 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.55%) MS Office
3 35 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.46%) MS Project
5 15 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.49%) HipChat
7 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) Documaker
4 2 (0.25%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) Global One
5 1 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) Minerva
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.70%) GitHub
4 15 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.60%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.86%) Google Play
6 7 (0.86%) Office 365
7 6 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (0.74%) PaaS
7 6 (0.74%) SaaS
8 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.61%) IaaS
9 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.67%) DNS
2 29 (3.56%) HTTP
3 25 (3.07%) Firewall
4 24 (2.95%) SSL
5 13 (1.60%) Internet
6 12 (1.47%) NAS
7 10 (1.23%) FTP
8 9 (1.11%) SAN
9 8 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.98%) VPN
10 7 (0.86%) DHCP
10 7 (0.86%) Intranet
11 6 (0.74%) MPLS
11 6 (0.74%) WAN
12 5 (0.61%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.49%) CTI
13 4 (0.49%) FCoE
13 4 (0.49%) LAN
13 4 (0.49%) Network Security
13 4 (0.49%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.56%) NoSQL
3 20 (2.46%) MySQL
4 18 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.09%) Hadoop
6 16 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.74%) Big Data
11 6 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.37%) Flink
13 3 (0.37%) Presto
Development Applications
1 72 (8.85%) Jenkins
2 60 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 58 (7.13%) JIRA
4 47 (5.77%) TeamCity
5 38 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 31 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 29 (3.56%) Selenium
8 26 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (3.07%) Hudson
10 23 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (2.58%) JUnit
11 21 (2.58%) Subversion
12 19 (2.33%) MSBuild
13 18 (2.21%) Appium
14 13 (1.60%) IntelliJ
15 12 (1.47%) Mockito
16 11 (1.35%) Ant
16 11 (1.35%) Gradle
16 11 (1.35%) Maven
17 10 (1.23%) Introscope
General
1 199 (24.45%) Finance
2 109 (13.39%) Banking
3 58 (7.13%) Retail
4 31 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.95%) Marketing
6 17 (2.09%) Front Office
7 16 (1.97%) Law
7 16 (1.97%) Legal
8 15 (1.84%) Publishing
9 13 (1.60%) Games
9 13 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.11%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.86%) German Language
11 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.49%) Back Office
14 3 (0.37%) Advertising
14 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.37%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (18.18%) Developer
2 115 (14.13%) Analyst
3 64 (7.86%) Project Manager
4 52 (6.39%) Business Analyst
5 45 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (4.18%) IT Manager
6 34 (4.18%) Java Developer
7 31 (3.81%) Agile Developer
8 27 (3.32%) Test Engineer
9 25 (3.07%) Architect
10 23 (2.83%) Consultant
10 23 (2.83%) Scrum Master
11 22 (2.70%) Agile Coach
11 22 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (2.21%) Administrator
12 18 (2.21%) Finance Manager
12 18 (2.21%) Senior Developer
12 18 (2.21%) Tester
13 17 (2.09%) Agile Java Developer
14 15 (1.84%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.06%) HTML
2 72 (8.85%) .NET
3 56 (6.88%) AngularJS
4 54 (6.63%) CSS
5 51 (6.27%) HTML5
5 51 (6.27%) REST
6 48 (5.90%) Middleware
6 48 (5.90%) Node.js
7 36 (4.42%) Spring
8 34 (4.18%) jQuery
9 30 (3.69%) CSS3
10 26 (3.19%) Web Services
11 23 (2.83%) ASP.NET
12 22 (2.70%) XML
13 21 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (2.58%) RESTful
14 20 (2.46%) JMS
15 19 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (1.97%) Java EE
17 15 (1.84%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.39%) User Experience
3 36 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.18%) Virtual Team
5 18 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 15 (1.84%) Blog
7 14 (1.72%) Tandem
8 13 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.47%) DataPower
10 11 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.23%) Fintech
12 9 (1.11%) Equities
12 9 (1.11%) PMI
13 8 (0.98%) FMCG
13 8 (0.98%) Social Media
14 7 (0.86%) EPoS
14 7 (0.86%) Psychology
14 7 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.00%) Linux
2 77 (9.46%) Unix
3 63 (7.74%) Windows
4 35 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.09%) AIX
7 16 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (1.84%) SUSE
9 11 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.98%) Android
12 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.37%) Solaris
13 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) CentOS
15 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (22.24%) Scrum
3 147 (18.06%) Project Management
4 138 (16.95%) TDD
5 126 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (14.25%) DevOps
7 106 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (12.41%) ITIL
9 75 (9.21%) Change Management
9 75 (9.21%) E-Commerce
10 73 (8.97%) BDD
11 72 (8.85%) Open Source
12 67 (8.23%) Kanban
12 67 (8.23%) PRINCE2
13 63 (7.74%) SDLC
14 61 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 60 (7.37%) Mentoring
16 57 (7.00%) Software Engineering
17 56 (6.88%) Coaching
18 52 (6.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 114 (14.00%) Java
2 107 (13.14%) JavaScript
3 94 (11.55%) SQL
4 52 (6.39%) Python
5 38 (4.67%) C#
6 37 (4.55%) Ruby
7 33 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 31 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.83%) Perl
10 21 (2.58%) Scala
11 19 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.84%) C
12 15 (1.84%) PHP
13 11 (1.35%) C++
14 8 (0.98%) Jython
14 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.98%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.86%) VBA
16 4 (0.49%) Groovy
16 4 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 93 (11.43%) Degree
2 57 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.56%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.35%) ISEB
5 11 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.98%) CCNA
8 7 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.74%) CISSP
9 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.61%) PMP
10 5 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.49%) CCNP
11 4 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.57%) QA
2 23 (2.83%) SLA
3 12 (1.47%) SDET
4 10 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.33%) Docker
3 18 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 13 (1.60%) vSphere
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.49%) NFS
8 3 (0.37%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.25%) Snort
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (8.48%) Puppet
2 50 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (5.16%) Ansible
4 28 (3.44%) Nagios
5 17 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (1.84%) FreeIPA
6 15 (1.84%) Icinga
7 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 9 (1.11%) SCCM
9 7 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.74%) SELinux
11 5 (0.61%) SCOM
12 4 (0.49%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.49%) Graphite
12 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.49%) OSSEC
13 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (8.35%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.51%) Oracle
3 34 (4.18%) IBM
4 32 (3.93%) VMware
5 30 (3.69%) SAP
6 25 (3.07%) Google
6 25 (3.07%) HP
7 22 (2.70%) Citrix
8 18 (2.21%) Splunk
9 16 (1.97%) Cisco
10 13 (1.60%) NetApp
11 12 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.23%) Terracotta
13 9 (1.11%) AppDynamics
13 9 (1.11%) Software AG
14 8 (0.98%) webMethods
15 7 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.86%) Remedy
15 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.86%) Veritas
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