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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 421 418 422
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 14 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.081% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
Median daily rate £413 £458 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +49.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £599 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +31.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £31.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +67.63%
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
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
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 £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Barking - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (16.00%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 2 (8.00%) People Management
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Docker

Performance 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 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Business Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) API Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) ABAP
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) GoldenSource
1 1 (4.00%) Google
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) Tableau