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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Rank 55 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 31 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.79% 1.83% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.13% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 13
Median daily rate £410 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £505 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.42% -19.77%

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
939 1218 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.59% 85.53% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 828 709
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.36 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.10 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Scrum
3 25 (34.72%) User Stories
4 24 (33.33%) Finance
4 24 (33.33%) CSS
4 24 (33.33%) User Experience
5 22 (30.56%) HTML
6 19 (26.39%) Java
6 19 (26.39%) CSS3
6 19 (26.39%) HTML5
7 18 (25.00%) Linux
8 17 (23.61%) Open Source
9 16 (22.22%) RESTful
9 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.83%) Scala
10 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
11 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
11 14 (19.44%) Front End Development
11 14 (19.44%) BDD
11 14 (19.44%) REST
11 14 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
11 14 (19.44%) Python
11 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
12 13 (18.06%) Ruby
12 13 (18.06%) Ajax
12 13 (18.06%) Google
12 13 (18.06%) Web Design
12 13 (18.06%) HTTP
12 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (13.89%) Confluence
2 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.56%) CMS
4 4 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.17%) WordPress
6 2 (2.78%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.39%) nginx
7 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) IaaS
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.56%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.39%) GitHub
5 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 10 (13.89%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.72%) MySQL
3 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.94%) Redis
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.56%) HBase
5 4 (5.56%) Riak
6 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.78%) Big Data
8 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.28%) JUnit
4 10 (13.89%) JIRA
5 9 (12.50%) Subversion
6 8 (11.11%) Grunt
6 8 (11.11%) Selenium
7 6 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) Maven
8 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.17%) gulp
10 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.78%) NUnit
11 1 (1.39%) Gitweb
11 1 (1.39%) Hudson
11 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Automation Tester
5 7 (9.72%) Tester
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior
9 3 (4.17%) Junior IT Trainer
9 3 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (4.17%) Process Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) CSS
2 22 (30.56%) HTML
3 19 (26.39%) CSS3
3 19 (26.39%) HTML5
4 16 (22.22%) RESTful
5 14 (19.44%) REST
6 13 (18.06%) Ajax
7 10 (13.89%) Web Services
8 9 (12.50%) Django
8 9 (12.50%) Guice
8 9 (12.50%) jQuery
8 9 (12.50%) JSON
8 9 (12.50%) Play Framework
8 9 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (12.50%) Spring
8 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.72%) LAMP
11 6 (8.33%) Gherkin
12 5 (6.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) CoreOS
4 3 (4.17%) Unix
5 2 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Scrum
3 25 (34.72%) User Stories
4 17 (23.61%) Open Source
5 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
5 14 (19.44%) BDD
5 14 (19.44%) Front End Development
5 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
5 14 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (18.06%) Web Design
6 13 (18.06%) Web Development
7 12 (16.67%) Kanban
7 12 (16.67%) MVC
8 11 (15.28%) Line Management
9 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 9 (12.50%) ITIL
10 9 (12.50%) OWASP
10 9 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) Java
2 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) Scala
4 14 (19.44%) Python
5 13 (18.06%) Ruby
6 12 (16.67%) PHP
7 11 (15.28%) C#
8 6 (8.33%) Groovy
9 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.17%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) SQL
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (4.17%) CCNP
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) RHCE
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) CCA
5 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MBA
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) HL7
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Docker
3 4 (5.56%) HDFS
3 4 (5.56%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Ansible
1 5 (6.94%) Nagios
1 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Salt
2 4 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.78%) Graphite
4 1 (1.39%) Grafana
4 1 (1.39%) Graylog
4 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.39%) Icinga
4 1 (1.39%) Opsview
4 1 (1.39%) StatsD
4 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Google
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Splunk
5 5 (6.94%) Dell
5 5 (6.94%) New Relic
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Rackspace
6 4 (5.56%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Adobe
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.39%) SAP