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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.14% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 1.23% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Median daily rate £475 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.82% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £339 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £495 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
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
972 1379 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.82% 87.28% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 921 656
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.38 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -3.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (49.41%) Scrum
3 31 (36.47%) User Experience
4 28 (32.94%) Finance
5 23 (27.06%) Scala
5 23 (27.06%) User Stories
6 22 (25.88%) Linux
7 21 (24.71%) Open Source
8 20 (23.53%) RESTful
8 20 (23.53%) CSS
8 20 (23.53%) Java
9 18 (21.18%) HTML
9 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
10 17 (20.00%) JIRA
10 17 (20.00%) Confluence
10 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 16 (18.82%) Front End Development
11 16 (18.82%) Automated Testing
11 16 (18.82%) Ajax
11 16 (18.82%) Kanban
12 15 (17.65%) Web Development
12 15 (17.65%) HTML5
12 15 (17.65%) CSS3
12 15 (17.65%) Ruby
12 15 (17.65%) Web Design
12 15 (17.65%) MVC
12 15 (17.65%) C#
13 14 (16.47%) REST
13 14 (16.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (15.29%) Python

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 17 (20.00%) Confluence
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 5 (5.88%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.88%) nginx
3 5 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.53%) WordPress
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.35%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) IaaS
2 5 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) PaaS
2 5 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) HTTP
2 11 (12.94%) DNS
3 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (3.53%) LDAP
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Redis
4 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.71%) MySQL
5 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) HBase
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Riak
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (20.00%) JIRA
3 11 (12.94%) JUnit
3 11 (12.94%) Subversion
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
4 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.88%) Gitweb
5 5 (5.88%) Grunt
6 3 (3.53%) gulp
7 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.18%) Maven
8 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.24%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Junior IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) CSS
1 20 (23.53%) RESTful
2 18 (21.18%) HTML
3 16 (18.82%) Ajax
4 15 (17.65%) CSS3
4 15 (17.65%) HTML5
5 14 (16.47%) REST
6 11 (12.94%) Django
6 11 (12.94%) Guice
6 11 (12.94%) JSON
6 11 (12.94%) Play Framework
6 11 (12.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (12.94%) Spring
6 11 (12.94%) Spring MVC
7 9 (10.59%) Web Services
8 7 (8.24%) jQuery
9 6 (7.06%) Gherkin
9 6 (7.06%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (5.88%) Node.js
10 5 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.47%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) CentOS
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (49.41%) Scrum
3 23 (27.06%) User Stories
4 21 (24.71%) Open Source
5 16 (18.82%) Automated Testing
5 16 (18.82%) Front End Development
5 16 (18.82%) Kanban
6 15 (17.65%) MVC
6 15 (17.65%) Web Design
6 15 (17.65%) Web Development
7 14 (16.47%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (15.29%) Line Management
8 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
9 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
10 11 (12.94%) OWASP
11 10 (11.76%) ITIL
12 9 (10.59%) DevOps
12 9 (10.59%) TDD
13 8 (9.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) Scala
2 20 (23.53%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) C#
3 15 (17.65%) Ruby
4 13 (15.29%) Python
5 12 (14.12%) PHP
6 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.06%) Groovy
8 4 (4.71%) SQL
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.53%) C++
10 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (3.53%) CCNP
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.53%) MCSE
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) RHCE
4 2 (2.35%) CCA
5 1 (1.18%) MBA
5 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) NFS
2 5 (5.88%) Squid
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.18%) Docker
4 1 (1.18%) HDFS
4 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Ansible
1 6 (7.06%) Nagios
1 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.88%) Grafana
2 5 (5.88%) Graphite
2 5 (5.88%) Graylog
2 5 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 5 (5.88%) Icinga
2 5 (5.88%) StatsD
2 5 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Salt
3 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Google
2 11 (12.94%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.06%) New Relic
6 5 (5.88%) Dell
6 5 (5.88%) F5
6 5 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 5 (5.88%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
8 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.18%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
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