The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 65 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.04% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £251 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £433 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 673 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.65% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 375 482
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 5 (27.78%) Change Management
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) JSP
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 3 (16.67%) hybris
3 3 (16.67%) Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) MooTools
4 2 (11.11%) 3G
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.11%) LTE

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) 3G
1 2 (11.11%) 2G
1 2 (11.11%) LTE
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Change Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Procurement Officer
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) JSP
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) MooTools
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe
1 3 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft