Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Performance Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Improvement over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Performance Improvement
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 587 570
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 43 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.062% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.072% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 30
London median daily rate £450 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -9.72% +25.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £323
90th Percentile £625 £556 £613
England median daily rate £438 £375 £424
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.50% +30.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
London median hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.82% -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% +83.33%

Performance 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40937 38731 39019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.98% 86.21% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29768 27769 27882
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 401 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.14 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Performance Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in London

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Improvement in London

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Improvement in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Improvement in London

Performance Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Improvement in London

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
South London -29 4 £450 -
Central London +6 3 £445 - 1
North London - 3 £500 -
West London -7 1 - -
Performance Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 London region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 16 (37.21%) Management Information System
2 13 (30.23%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) Performance Management
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Degree
6 6 (13.95%) NHS
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) CMS
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Legal
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) Content Management
8 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
8 4 (9.30%) Java
9 3 (6.98%) C
9 3 (6.98%) VBA
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) SLA
9 3 (6.98%) OO

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (11.63%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
1 3 (6.98%) Big Data
1 3 (6.98%) Cloudera CDH
1 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.98%) HBase
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) OLAP
2 2 (4.65%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
1 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Analyst
1 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Data Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Business Change Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Database Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) MIS Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Project Change Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) HTML5
1 1 (2.33%) Spring
1 1 (2.33%) Spring Integration
1 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (2.33%) Velocity
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) NHS
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.98%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 12 (27.91%) Performance Management
3 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Analytics
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
6 4 (9.30%) Content Management
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.98%) MapReduce
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Scala
3 3 (6.98%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PhD
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.65%) MOS
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) IIBA
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) EFQM
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) Mercator
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) VMware