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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 78 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 27 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 1.36% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.67% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
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£400 £325 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £425 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.88 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+98.67% -23.59%
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
1390 838 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.25% 81.20% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 553 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) Java
4 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
7 14 (24.14%) jQuery
8 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
8 13 (22.41%) Spring
8 13 (22.41%) MVC
9 12 (20.69%) Web Design
9 12 (20.69%) Business Analysis
9 12 (20.69%) CSS
9 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
10 11 (18.97%) CSS3
10 11 (18.97%) User Stories
10 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
10 11 (18.97%) Scrum
11 10 (17.24%) Spring MVC
11 10 (17.24%) JSP
11 10 (17.24%) Adobe
11 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
11 10 (17.24%) Project Management
11 10 (17.24%) Build Automation
11 10 (17.24%) hybris
11 10 (17.24%) MooTools
11 10 (17.24%) Apache Solr
11 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.52%) Coaching
13 8 (13.79%) Windows

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.24%) Apache Solr
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 2 (3.45%) Lync
4 2 (3.45%) CICS
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.17%) MS Project
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DMZ
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) 3G
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) 2G
3 1 (1.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Adabas
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) JUnit
3 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) Capybara
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) UI Developer
2 10 (17.24%) UI Programmer
3 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) jQuery
2 13 (22.41%) Spring
3 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 11 (18.97%) CSS3
5 10 (17.24%) MooTools
5 10 (17.24%) JSP
5 10 (17.24%) Spring MVC
6 7 (12.07%) HTML
7 5 (8.62%) HTML5
8 4 (6.90%) Velocity
8 4 (6.90%) .NET
8 4 (6.90%) XML
9 3 (5.17%) COM
9 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.17%) Web Services
9 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.17%) Ninject
9 3 (5.17%) Underscore.js
9 3 (5.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) NHS
4 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
5 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (22.41%) MVC
4 12 (20.69%) Web Design
4 12 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 11 (18.97%) User Stories
6 10 (17.24%) Build Automation
6 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 10 (17.24%) Project Management
7 9 (15.52%) Coaching
8 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.07%) Change Management
9 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.34%) System Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.62%) Software Delivery
10 5 (8.62%) ITIL
10 5 (8.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) JCL
5 2 (3.45%) COBOL
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) ABAP
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) Graylog
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Adobe
2 10 (17.24%) hybris
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Akamai
6 1 (1.72%) New Relic
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