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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 50 88 64
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -24
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 53 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.89% 1.12% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 1.32% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 9
Median daily rate £400 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £317 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £564 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
1164 1362 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 85.02% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 953 512
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Scrum
3 28 (34.15%) User Experience
4 24 (29.27%) Linux
5 23 (28.05%) Open Source
6 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
6 20 (24.39%) Java
6 20 (24.39%) User Stories
7 19 (23.17%) Finance
7 19 (23.17%) CSS
7 19 (23.17%) JIRA
7 19 (23.17%) Confluence
7 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
8 18 (21.95%) Scala
9 17 (20.73%) RESTful
9 17 (20.73%) HTML
10 16 (19.51%) MVC
10 16 (19.51%) Ajax
10 16 (19.51%) Kanban
10 16 (19.51%) Front End Development
11 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (18.29%) Web Development
11 15 (18.29%) HTML5
11 15 (18.29%) CSS3
11 15 (18.29%) C#
12 14 (17.07%) Web Design
12 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
12 14 (17.07%) REST
12 14 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (17.07%) Ruby

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 19 (23.17%) Confluence
2 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (7.32%) GlassFish
3 6 (7.32%) nginx
3 6 (7.32%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.10%) CMS
4 5 (6.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.66%) WordPress
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.44%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.44%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.22%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) IaaS
1 6 (7.32%) PaaS
1 6 (7.32%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) DNS
1 11 (13.41%) HTTP
2 6 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (3.66%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.54%) Redis
4 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) MySQL
7 2 (2.44%) Big Data
7 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 19 (23.17%) JIRA
3 11 (13.41%) JUnit
3 11 (13.41%) Subversion
4 6 (7.32%) Gitweb
5 5 (6.10%) Selenium
6 3 (3.66%) Grunt
6 3 (3.66%) gulp
6 3 (3.66%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.22%) Mocha
8 1 (1.22%) Protractor
8 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) iGaming
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (17.07%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.66%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.66%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Process Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) SDLC Business Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) CSS
2 17 (20.73%) HTML
2 17 (20.73%) RESTful
3 16 (19.51%) Ajax
4 15 (18.29%) CSS3
4 15 (18.29%) HTML5
5 14 (17.07%) REST
6 13 (15.85%) Spring
7 12 (14.63%) Spring MVC
8 11 (13.41%) Django
8 11 (13.41%) Guice
8 11 (13.41%) JSON
8 11 (13.41%) Play Framework
8 11 (13.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (9.76%) jQuery
9 8 (9.76%) Web Services
10 7 (8.54%) Node.js
11 6 (7.32%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 3 (3.66%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
7 1 (1.22%) CMDB
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (3.66%) Unix
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Scrum
3 23 (28.05%) Open Source
4 20 (24.39%) User Stories
5 16 (19.51%) Front End Development
5 16 (19.51%) Kanban
5 16 (19.51%) MVC
6 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.29%) Web Development
7 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
7 14 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (17.07%) Web Design
8 13 (15.85%) DevOps
8 13 (15.85%) Line Management
9 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
9 12 (14.63%) ITIL
10 11 (13.41%) OWASP
11 10 (12.20%) TDD
12 8 (9.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) Scala
3 15 (18.29%) C#
4 14 (17.07%) Ruby
5 12 (14.63%) PHP
5 12 (14.63%) Python
6 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.76%) SQL
8 4 (4.88%) Groovy
9 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.66%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.22%) ABAP
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) CCNP
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.66%) MCSE
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.66%) RHCE
3 2 (2.44%) CCA
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) MBA
4 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) HL7
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.32%) NFS
2 6 (7.32%) Squid
3 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Graphite
1 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.32%) Ansible
2 6 (7.32%) Grafana
2 6 (7.32%) Graylog
2 6 (7.32%) HAProxy
2 6 (7.32%) Icinga
2 6 (7.32%) Nagios
2 6 (7.32%) StatsD
2 6 (7.32%) Terraform
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Google
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.41%) VMware
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.32%) F5
4 6 (7.32%) New Relic
4 6 (7.32%) Palo Alto
5 5 (6.10%) Dell
5 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
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