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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
London / City of London
Rank 109 116 152
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 42 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.22% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 26
Median daily rate £475 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £280 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £643 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £80.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.19 £31.70
% change year-on-year +5.00% -17.38%  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2540 2868 4133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.49% 87.73% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2000 2298 3186
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.99 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.95% -2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in the City of London

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) Finance
3 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.56%) Scrum
5 17 (17.53%) Degree
6 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (16.49%) Oracle
7 15 (15.46%) Linux
8 14 (14.43%) Banking
9 13 (13.40%) Java
10 12 (12.37%) Windows
10 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
10 12 (12.37%) Open Source
11 11 (11.34%) Project Management
11 11 (11.34%) Maven
11 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
12 10 (10.31%) Change Management
12 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.31%) ITIL
12 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
12 10 (10.31%) SQL
12 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.28%) HTML
13 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
13 9 (9.28%) Marketing
13 9 (9.28%) QA
13 9 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (9.28%) DevOps
14 8 (8.25%) JIRA
14 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 6 (6.19%) Confluence
2 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.09%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.06%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
2 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) AdWords
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) Route 53
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) LAN
3 4 (4.12%) LDAP
4 3 (3.09%) DHCP
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 3 (3.09%) Skype
5 2 (2.06%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.06%) MPLS
5 2 (2.06%) Network Security
5 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless
6 1 (1.03%) BGP
6 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
6 1 (1.03%) IPsec
6 1 (1.03%) OSPF
6 1 (1.03%) VLAN
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.34%) Maven
3 8 (8.25%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.25%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) Eclipse RCP
4 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.15%) Subversion
6 4 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.09%) Ant
7 3 (3.09%) Gradle
7 3 (3.09%) NUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Selenium
7 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.06%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.06%) jMock
8 2 (2.06%) JUnit
8 2 (2.06%) Moq
8 2 (2.06%) MSTest
8 2 (2.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Marketing
4 6 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Developer
2 8 (8.25%) Analyst
3 7 (7.22%) Architect
3 7 (7.22%) Consultant
3 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.19%) UI Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Designer
6 4 (4.12%) Integration Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Product Owner
6 4 (4.12%) Programme Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.09%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Identity Management Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (2.06%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) HTML
2 8 (8.25%) Web Services
3 7 (7.22%) REST
4 6 (6.19%) .NET
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
4 6 (6.19%) JavaFX
5 5 (5.15%) jQuery
5 5 (5.15%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) CSS3
6 4 (4.12%) HTML5
6 4 (4.12%) OpenID
6 4 (4.12%) SAML
6 4 (4.12%) SOAP
7 3 (3.09%) Ajax
7 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.09%) Middleware
7 3 (3.09%) React
7 3 (3.09%) XSLT
8 2 (2.06%) Pandas
8 2 (2.06%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.09%) Fintech
4 3 (3.09%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (2.06%) Derivative
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.03%) Animation
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Equities
6 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) Windows
3 8 (8.25%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Android
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.03%) Debian
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (18.56%) Scrum
4 12 (12.37%) Open Source
5 11 (11.34%) Project Management
5 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 10 (10.31%) ITIL
7 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (9.28%) DevOps
8 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.25%) Service Management
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.22%) TDD
10 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.19%) Identity Management
10 6 (6.19%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) Java
2 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.31%) SQL
3 6 (6.19%) C#
3 6 (6.19%) Python
4 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) C++
6 2 (2.06%) Groovy
6 2 (2.06%) Perl
6 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) ABAP
7 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.03%) Go
7 1 (1.03%) Scala
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) CFA
5 2 (2.06%) CISSP
5 2 (2.06%) MCSE
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCIE
6 1 (1.03%) CEH
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CISMP
6 1 (1.03%) GIAC
6 1 (1.03%) HNC
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) PMO
3 2 (2.06%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.06%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.06%) GDPR
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) MiFID
4 1 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Docker
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 4 (4.12%) Terraform
1 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Control-M
3 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.03%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) Citrix
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco
5 6 (6.19%) IBM
5 6 (6.19%) WorldPay
6 4 (4.12%) SAP
7 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.06%) Informatica
8 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) Splunk
8 2 (2.06%) Veracode
9 1 (1.03%) Pardot
9 1 (1.03%) PayPal
9 1 (1.03%) Sonus
9 1 (1.03%) Talend
9 1 (1.03%) Twitter
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