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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 86 64 86
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 22 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 2.45% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.86% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £520 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.58% -3.33%
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
1316 1152 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.64% 85.52% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 825 717
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £13.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Scrum
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.57%) Java
5 13 (26.53%) Kanban
6 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) Spring
7 10 (20.41%) CSS
7 10 (20.41%) HTML
7 10 (20.41%) HTML5
7 10 (20.41%) BDD
7 10 (20.41%) CSS3
8 9 (18.37%) TDD
9 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
9 8 (16.33%) DevOps
9 8 (16.33%) SDLC
10 7 (14.29%) High Availability
10 7 (14.29%) Redis
10 7 (14.29%) Node.js
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.29%) JIRA
10 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 7 (14.29%) J2EE
10 7 (14.29%) JSP
11 6 (12.24%) ITIL
11 6 (12.24%) Python
11 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
11 6 (12.24%) Jenkins

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 7 (14.29%) Node.js
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) Moodle
3 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Exchequer
1 2 (4.08%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.04%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
1 2 (4.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Redis
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.04%) Gitweb
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) Mocha
6 1 (2.04%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) Protractor
General
1 5 (10.20%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Online Betting
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) iGaming
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.16%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
3 4 (8.16%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.08%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Spring
2 10 (20.41%) CSS
2 10 (20.41%) CSS3
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) HTML5
3 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (14.29%) J2EE
4 7 (14.29%) JSP
5 5 (10.20%) LAMP
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) REST
7 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.08%) Django
8 2 (4.08%) Guice
8 2 (4.08%) Java EE
8 2 (4.08%) JSON
8 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.08%) RESTful
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) CMDB
2 2 (4.08%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Scrum
3 13 (26.53%) Kanban
4 10 (20.41%) BDD
5 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) DevOps
6 8 (16.33%) SDLC
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) High Availability
7 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.16%) Line Management
10 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) C#
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
4 5 (10.20%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) C
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) ABAP
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) SSAE 16
3 1 (2.04%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) NFS
1 1 (2.04%) Squid
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Graphite
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Grafana
2 1 (2.04%) Graylog
2 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.04%) Icinga
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Opsview
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) StatsD
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
1 4 (8.16%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.04%) Brocade
3 1 (2.04%) Dell
3 1 (2.04%) F5
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) New Relic
3 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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