Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
London > Central London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 126 111
Rank change year-on-year +52 -15 +37
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 104 170 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.67% 2.00% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.22% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 111 155
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £374
90th Percentile £763 £653 £638
London median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £18.70
London median hourly rate £33.48 £32.16 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.09% +46.18% -60.00%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,393 7,654 8,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.98% 90.09% 88.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,390 5,835 6,327
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £343 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 72 118
Median hourly rate £34.25 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.50% +6.70% +17.92%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.25 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.15 £55.76 £45.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.35% +2.68% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Central London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Central London

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Central London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Central London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Central London

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 89 £550 +14.58% 6
City of Westminster +22 1 £850 +74.36%
Southwark - 1 £300 -
Continuous Improvement
London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Finance
3 26 (25.00%) Java
3 26 (25.00%) TDD
4 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.19%) SQL
5 17 (16.35%) Azure
6 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
8 14 (13.46%) Scrum
8 14 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (12.50%) DevOps
9 13 (12.50%) Analytics
9 13 (12.50%) HTML
10 12 (11.54%) .NET
10 12 (11.54%) Low Latency
11 11 (10.58%) React
11 11 (10.58%) High Availability
11 11 (10.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 11 (10.58%) CSS
11 11 (10.58%) Workflow
11 11 (10.58%) Front Office
12 10 (9.62%) Oracle
12 10 (9.62%) Windows
12 10 (9.62%) Degree
12 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (9.62%) Microservices
13 9 (8.65%) Coaching
13 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
13 9 (8.65%) Jenkins

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) Confluence
3 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.96%) InVision
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Azure
2 7 (6.73%) AWS
3 6 (5.77%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.88%) GitHub
4 3 (2.88%) npm
5 2 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.96%) Office 365
6 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.96%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.96%) Responsys
6 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) NetScreen
2 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Power BI
4 4 (3.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.77%) JIRA
3 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.81%) JConsole
3 5 (4.81%) JProfiler
3 5 (4.81%) VisualVM
4 4 (3.85%) CircleCI
5 3 (2.88%) Cypress.io
5 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.92%) GitLab
6 2 (1.92%) JUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Maven
6 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Front Office
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Publishing
5 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 4 (3.85%) Marketing
6 3 (2.88%) Law
7 2 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Police
7 2 (1.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
3 7 (6.73%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (5.77%) Java Engineer
4 6 (5.77%) Scrum Master
4 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (5.77%) Senior Java Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Consultant
5 5 (4.81%) Front Office Developer
5 5 (4.81%) React Developer
6 4 (3.85%) Agile Coach
6 4 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (3.85%) Architect
6 4 (3.85%) Asset Management Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) User Researcher
7 3 (2.88%) Applications Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) HTML
2 12 (11.54%) .NET
3 11 (10.58%) CSS
3 11 (10.58%) React
4 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
4 9 (8.65%) HTML5
4 9 (8.65%) Node.js
5 5 (4.81%) .NET Core
5 5 (4.81%) Redux
5 5 (4.81%) REST
5 5 (4.81%) Web Services
5 5 (4.81%) XML
6 4 (3.85%) SOAP
7 3 (2.88%) Jest
7 3 (2.88%) Middleware
7 3 (2.88%) RxJS
7 3 (2.88%) Spring
7 3 (2.88%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) User Experience
4 7 (6.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.85%) Blog
6 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.85%) Robotics
7 3 (2.88%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.88%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.92%) FMCG
8 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.92%) Replication
8 2 (1.92%) Tandem
8 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.00%) TDD
3 14 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (13.46%) Scrum
4 13 (12.50%) Analytics
4 13 (12.50%) DevOps
5 12 (11.54%) Low Latency
6 11 (10.58%) High Availability
6 11 (10.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 11 (10.58%) Workflow
7 10 (9.62%) Microservices
8 9 (8.65%) Coaching
8 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.69%) BDD
9 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.69%) Project Delivery
10 7 (6.73%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (6.73%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) Java
2 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.19%) SQL
3 8 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.92%) Python
5 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.96%) BeanShell
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) C++
6 1 (0.96%) R
6 1 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.96%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) COBIT
2 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.88%) GDPR
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.96%) RMADS
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.96%) Control-M
3 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Tableau
4 3 (2.88%) Aderant
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco
4 3 (2.88%) Citrix
4 3 (2.88%) iManage
4 3 (2.88%) Intapp
4 3 (2.88%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) BMC
5 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.96%) Cognos
6 1 (0.96%) F5
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) Informatica
6 1 (0.96%) Juniper
6 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat