Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 18 March 2019 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 88 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 -32 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 39 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.36% 1.44% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 1.53% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 7
Croydon median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £450 £400 £458
90th Percentile £684 £589 £600
South London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - £125.00

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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 843 1,043 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 94.30% 94.13% 88.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 734 236
Croydon median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £289
90th Percentile £641 £670 £594
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.54% +128.95%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £46.42 £47.00
% change year-on-year -5.74% -1.24% +123.81%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Croydon

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Croydon

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Kubernetes
3 17 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) DevOps
5 15 (38.46%) Coaching
5 15 (38.46%) Analytics
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (33.33%) Migration
7 13 (33.33%) Big Data
7 13 (33.33%) Decision-Making
8 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (30.77%) GitHub
8 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 11 (28.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
9 11 (28.21%) Greenplum
10 9 (23.08%) Terraform
10 9 (23.08%) Ansible
10 9 (23.08%) Docker
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (20.51%) Linux
12 7 (17.95%) Project Management
12 7 (17.95%) Groovy
12 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
12 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) GitHub
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Big Data
2 11 (28.21%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Architect
2 10 (25.64%) AWS Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.13%) User Researcher
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Velocity
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (41.03%) DevOps
4 15 (38.46%) Analytics
4 15 (38.46%) Coaching
4 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (33.33%) Decision-Making
5 13 (33.33%) Migration
6 12 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
8 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (15.38%) Open Source
9 6 (15.38%) Task Automation
9 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
10 5 (12.82%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Groovy
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Kubernetes
2 9 (23.08%) Ansible
2 9 (23.08%) Terraform
3 1 (2.56%) Consul
3 1 (2.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Greenplum
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle