The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 399 405 401
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 26 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.099% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £935
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £355 £500
% change year-on-year
-14.08% -29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +142.85%
Performance 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
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the London region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the London region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance 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 Performance Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 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 +19 1 - - 3
Paddington - - - -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Games
3 10 (20.41%) Retail
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.37%) Six Sigma
4 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.37%) B2B
4 9 (18.37%) B2C
4 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
4 9 (18.37%) Lean Six Sigma
4 9 (18.37%) Analytics
4 9 (18.37%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
5 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) BPR
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 6 (12.24%) Benchmarking
7 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
7 6 (12.24%) Degree
8 5 (10.20%) Data Management
8 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (10.20%) Management Information System

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
1 2 (4.08%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Games
3 10 (20.41%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Process Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Cost Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
2 4 (8.16%) jQuery
2 4 (8.16%) HTML5
2 4 (8.16%) Backbone.js
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) XSLT
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
5 1 (2.04%) LINQ
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
1 5 (10.20%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Spread Betting
3 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
2 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.37%) B2B
2 9 (18.37%) B2C
2 9 (18.37%) Six Sigma
2 9 (18.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (18.37%) Analytics
2 9 (18.37%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
3 8 (16.33%) Change Management
3 8 (16.33%) BPR
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.24%) Benchmarking
5 6 (12.24%) Service Management
5 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) C
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Intel
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Actimize
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