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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 May 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 41 72
Rank change year-on-year -44 +31 +39
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 105 135 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.50% 4.83% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 5.29% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 61
10th Percentile £407 £456 £406
25th Percentile £463 £508 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £638 £550
Median % change year-on-year -9.80% +15.91% +14.58%
75th Percentile £678 £688 £650
90th Percentile £725 £700 £763
Central London median daily rate £555 £588 £525
% change year-on-year -5.53% +11.90% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £20.69 - -
25th Percentile £21.57 - -
Median hourly rate £25.10 - -
75th Percentile £30.57 - -
90th Percentile £32.63 - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.10 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +0.38% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,835 2,554 2,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.35% 91.31% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,902 1,860 2,129
10th Percentile £388 £340 £336
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £601
90th Percentile £775 £712 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 51
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £24.19 £12.28 £14.19
Median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +102.50% -16.67% +21.52%
75th Percentile £55.38 £28.19 £39.00
90th Percentile £64.78 £38.98 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.08% +22.13%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £750 -
Continuous Improvement
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 62 (59.05%) Agile
2 38 (36.19%) Finance
3 30 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 18 (17.14%) Scrum
5 17 (16.19%) User Research
5 17 (16.19%) Coaching
6 14 (13.33%) DevOps
6 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (10.48%) Public Sector
8 11 (10.48%) Microservices
8 11 (10.48%) Project Management
9 10 (9.52%) CI/CD
10 9 (8.57%) Project Delivery
10 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
10 9 (8.57%) AWS
11 8 (7.62%) Azure
11 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
11 8 (7.62%) Marketing
11 8 (7.62%) Java
11 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
11 8 (7.62%) User Stories
12 7 (6.67%) Service Design
12 7 (6.67%) SDLC
12 7 (6.67%) Conflict Resolution
12 7 (6.67%) Banking
12 7 (6.67%) JIRA

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) nginx
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.95%) InDesign
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.95%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) AWS
2 8 (7.62%) Azure
3 6 (5.71%) GCP
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (3.81%) PaaS
6 3 (2.86%) IaaS
6 3 (2.86%) SaaS
7 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.95%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (0.95%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Monitor
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.95%) GitHub
8 1 (0.95%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Firewall
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
1 2 (1.90%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) BGP
2 1 (0.95%) DHCP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.95%) Multicast
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) VPN
2 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.95%) Metadata
2 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.95%) Power Query
2 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) JIRA
2 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.86%) Maven
4 3 (2.86%) Selenium
5 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.95%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.95%) git-flow
6 1 (0.95%) Gradle
6 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.95%) JUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Log4j
6 1 (0.95%) Mocha
6 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.95%) Subversion
6 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (36.19%) Finance
2 30 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 11 (10.48%) Public Sector
4 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.62%) Marketing
6 7 (6.67%) Banking
7 6 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (3.81%) Legal
8 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.95%) Front Office
10 1 (0.95%) German Language
10 1 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.95%) Retail
10 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (13.33%) Developer
2 13 (12.38%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (8.57%) User Researcher
4 8 (7.62%) Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Scrum Master
6 6 (5.71%) Designer
6 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Digital Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Designer
7 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Product Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Product Owner
8 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.86%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.86%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) CSS
1 4 (3.81%) Kafka
1 4 (3.81%) REST
2 3 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) JSON
2 3 (2.86%) Play Framework
2 3 (2.86%) React
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
2 3 (2.86%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.90%) Node.js
3 2 (1.90%) RESTful
3 2 (1.90%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
4 1 (0.95%) JDBC
4 1 (0.95%) Struts
4 1 (0.95%) Struts2
4 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.95%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
2 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 2 (1.90%) Derivative
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.95%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) CentOS
4 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.95%) VMS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (59.05%) Agile
2 18 (17.14%) Scrum
3 17 (16.19%) Coaching
3 17 (16.19%) User Research
4 14 (13.33%) DevOps
4 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 13 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.48%) Microservices
6 11 (10.48%) Project Management
7 10 (9.52%) CI/CD
8 9 (8.57%) Project Delivery
9 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.62%) User Stories
10 7 (6.67%) Conflict Resolution
10 7 (6.67%) SDLC
10 7 (6.67%) Service Design
11 6 (5.71%) Backlog Prioritisation
11 6 (5.71%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) Java
2 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.76%) Scala
4 4 (3.81%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) Groovy
4 4 (3.81%) SQL
5 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) Bash
7 1 (0.95%) Search Processing Language
7 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) APMP
5 1 (0.95%) CISA
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) GCFA
5 1 (0.95%) GCFE
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) GDPR
2 4 (3.81%) PMO
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.95%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.81%) Terraform
3 3 (2.86%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Grafana
5 1 (0.95%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.95%) Consul
5 1 (0.95%) EnCase
5 1 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) Packer
5 1 (0.95%) QRadar
5 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Google
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
2 4 (3.81%) Splunk
3 2 (1.90%) OneTrust
3 2 (1.90%) VMware
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe
4 1 (0.95%) Altiris
4 1 (0.95%) Apple
4 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco
4 1 (0.95%) DocuSign
4 1 (0.95%) IBM
4 1 (0.95%) Juniper
4 1 (0.95%) Remedy
4 1 (0.95%) Reuters
4 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.95%) Yardi