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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 417 402 393
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 14 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 12
Median daily rate £413 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £336 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £505 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00
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
18896 19263 18719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.28% 81.61% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13767 13147
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 233 227
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £64.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Paddington +3 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 6 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
8 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.09%) API Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Fintech
8 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Front Office
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Support
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 6 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) API Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) GoldenSource
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.55%) Progress
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) Sun