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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 393 377 394
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 18 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 8
Average daily rate £475 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £283 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £733 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +35.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 - £27.00
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 1 £450 +20.00% 6
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.59%) Performance Management
3 7 (20.59%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) Banking
4 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Coaching
5 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.82%) Wireless
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Unix
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) SPSS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Wireless
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) MPLS
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) OSPF
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) GIS
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 6 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) French Language
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Business Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Change Manager
3 3 (8.82%) CRM Manager
3 3 (8.82%) CRM Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
2 2 (5.88%) Handlebars
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) AIX
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) Performance Management
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.59%) Target Operating Model
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Coaching
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Kanban
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Korn
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MBA
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Juniper
3 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com