Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 88 62
Rank change year-on-year +31 -26 -12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 59 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.96% 0.95% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 1.03% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 10
Croydon median daily rate £547 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £420 £410 £296
90th Percentile £695 £575 £600
South London median daily rate £547 £505 £450
% change year-on-year +8.29% +12.22% +125.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £28.25 - -

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 1,100 875 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 92.51% 92.79% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 580 289
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £380 £337 £300
90th Percentile £625 £675 £575
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -61.70% +182.00%
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -11.02% +75.93% +33.38%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) Java
3 34 (57.63%) Security Cleared
4 33 (55.93%) SC Cleared
5 32 (54.24%) DevOps
6 30 (50.85%) Kubernetes
7 28 (47.46%) Docker
8 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
9 23 (38.98%) Test Automation
9 23 (38.98%) Groovy
9 23 (38.98%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
11 21 (35.59%) Open Source
11 21 (35.59%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (35.59%) Velocity
11 21 (35.59%) SonarQube
12 20 (33.90%) Relational Database
12 20 (33.90%) Task Automation
13 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (18.64%) Ansible
14 11 (18.64%) Microservices
14 11 (18.64%) Terraform
15 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (13.56%) Migration
16 8 (13.56%) Linux
16 8 (13.56%) Project Management
16 8 (13.56%) Coaching
16 8 (13.56%) Technical Leadership

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 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 3 (5.08%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (6.78%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
2 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
3 21 (35.59%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
1 5 (8.47%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
1 21 (35.59%) Java Developer
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Scrum Master
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Product Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Java Scrum Master
8 2 (3.39%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.39%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) Velocity
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) DevOps
3 23 (38.98%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (38.98%) Test Automation
4 21 (35.59%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (35.59%) Open Source
5 20 (33.90%) Task Automation
6 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.64%) Microservices
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.56%) Coaching
8 8 (13.56%) Migration
8 8 (13.56%) Project Management
8 8 (13.56%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (10.17%) Analytics
10 6 (10.17%) CRM
10 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
10 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) Groovy
3 2 (3.39%) Python
3 2 (3.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) Security Cleared
2 33 (55.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (47.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) Kubernetes
2 11 (18.64%) Ansible
2 11 (18.64%) Terraform
3 3 (5.08%) Consul
3 3 (5.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Google
1 4 (6.78%) Greenplum
1 4 (6.78%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle