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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.52% 1.14% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.45% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £473 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £431 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £693 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.87 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +21.31%
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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
769 689 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.76% 78.65% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 387 459
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (32.00%) CSS3
3 7 (28.00%) Apache Solr
3 7 (28.00%) Build Automation
3 7 (28.00%) MooTools
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) hybris
3 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) Spring MVC
3 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) JSP
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.00%) Adobe
5 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) 3G
1 2 (8.00%) 2G
1 2 (8.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) UI Developer
2 7 (28.00%) UI Programmer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Procurement Officer
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
1 8 (32.00%) CSS3
2 7 (28.00%) JSP
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) Spring MVC
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
2 7 (28.00%) MooTools
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Build Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) ATDD
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) hybris
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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