The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 23 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.49% 0.97% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.14% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £386 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -17.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +45.69%
Continuous Improvement
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 176 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.79% 85.02% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 60
Median daily rate £420 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £98.38 £21.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+357.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Continuous Improvement
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft