The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 47 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.19% 2.14% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 2.50% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 5
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +21.85%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1292 1399 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.65% 85.57% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1033 599
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Leeds region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) Scrum
3 18 (27.69%) Java
3 18 (27.69%) Kanban
4 17 (26.15%) Open Source
5 16 (24.62%) Linux
5 16 (24.62%) User Experience
6 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
6 14 (21.54%) JIRA
7 13 (20.00%) Confluence
7 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (20.00%) Spring
7 13 (20.00%) CSS
8 12 (18.46%) HTML
8 12 (18.46%) User Stories
8 12 (18.46%) HTML5
8 12 (18.46%) CSS3
9 11 (16.92%) TDD
9 11 (16.92%) MVC
10 10 (15.38%) C#
10 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (15.38%) Scala
10 10 (15.38%) DevOps
11 9 (13.85%) SDLC
11 9 (13.85%) RESTful
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle
11 9 (13.85%) Ajax
12 8 (12.31%) Pair Programming
12 8 (12.31%) Finance
12 8 (12.31%) JavaScript

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 13 (20.00%) Confluence
2 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.69%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.69%) nginx
3 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.54%) Moodle
6 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Exchequer
1 2 (3.08%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.54%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.23%) Redis
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.08%) Big Data
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
1 14 (21.54%) JIRA
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.23%) JUnit
3 6 (9.23%) Subversion
4 5 (7.69%) Gitweb
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.54%) Mocha
7 1 (1.54%) Mockito
7 1 (1.54%) Protractor
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) iGaming
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Business Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Process Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) SDLC Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Supply Chain Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) CSS
1 13 (20.00%) Spring
2 12 (18.46%) CSS3
2 12 (18.46%) HTML
2 12 (18.46%) HTML5
3 9 (13.85%) Ajax
3 9 (13.85%) RESTful
4 8 (12.31%) REST
5 7 (10.77%) Spring MVC
6 6 (9.23%) Django
6 6 (9.23%) Guice
6 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
6 6 (9.23%) JSON
6 6 (9.23%) Node.js
6 6 (9.23%) Play Framework
6 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (7.69%) J2EE
7 5 (7.69%) jQuery
7 5 (7.69%) JSP
7 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) CMDB
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) CentOS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) Scrum
3 18 (27.69%) Kanban
4 17 (26.15%) Open Source
5 12 (18.46%) User Stories
6 11 (16.92%) MVC
6 11 (16.92%) TDD
7 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (15.38%) DevOps
8 9 (13.85%) SDLC
9 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
9 8 (12.31%) Front End Development
9 8 (12.31%) High Availability
9 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.31%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.77%) BDD
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL
10 7 (10.77%) Line Management
11 6 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) C#
2 10 (15.38%) Scala
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) Ruby
5 6 (9.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) ABAP
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) CCA
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) MBA
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) NFS
1 5 (7.69%) Squid
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Graphite
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.69%) Ansible
2 5 (7.69%) Grafana
2 5 (7.69%) Graylog
2 5 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 5 (7.69%) Icinga
2 5 (7.69%) Nagios
2 5 (7.69%) StatsD
2 5 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.23%) Google
4 5 (7.69%) F5
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) New Relic
4 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 5 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.54%) Brocade
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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