The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 398 369 374
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 14 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.093% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 27
Average daily rate £494 £650 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £360 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £700 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £353 £438
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +473.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Improvement
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 1 - - 15
Hackney - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Local Government
5 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 4 (13.33%) B2B
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Process Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (10.00%) AngularJS

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Local Government
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Business Process Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Process Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Business Process Architect
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Process Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XSLT
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) New Media
3 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 4 (13.33%) B2B
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Process Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) Process Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CITP
2 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CIPD
3 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago