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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 63 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 39 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.93% 0.60% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 0.75% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 5
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £247 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -9.05%
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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
1120 933 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.08% 80.02% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 634 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Java
3 16 (26.23%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) CSS
4 15 (24.59%) User Stories
5 14 (22.95%) CSS3
5 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 14 (22.95%) Web Design
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (21.31%) HTML
7 12 (19.67%) HTML5
7 12 (19.67%) Coaching
8 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.03%) jQuery
9 10 (16.39%) MVC
9 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
9 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.75%) NHS
10 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
10 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
10 9 (14.75%) Ruby
10 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.11%) QA
11 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
11 8 (13.11%) Service Management
12 7 (11.48%) ITSM
12 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (9.84%) Apache Solr
1 6 (9.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.28%) uiautomator
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) Photoshop
3 6 (9.84%) MS Office
4 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
2 6 (9.84%) Capybara
2 6 (9.84%) IntelliJ
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) Hudson
4 2 (3.28%) Appium
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) Calabash
4 2 (3.28%) eggPlant
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) ScrumMaster
3 7 (11.48%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (9.84%) UI Programmer
4 6 (9.84%) UI Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Information Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Tester
8 1 (1.64%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) CSS
2 14 (22.95%) CSS3
3 13 (21.31%) HTML
4 12 (19.67%) HTML5
5 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 7 (11.48%) Velocity
6 7 (11.48%) Sass
7 6 (9.84%) Sinatra
7 6 (9.84%) MooTools
7 6 (9.84%) Spring MVC
7 6 (9.84%) Spring
7 6 (9.84%) JSP
8 5 (8.20%) COM
9 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.56%) Ninject
9 4 (6.56%) Backbone.js
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.56%) NLog
9 4 (6.56%) Mustache
9 4 (6.56%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
1 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
3 4 (6.56%) Statistics
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Scrum
3 15 (24.59%) User Stories
4 14 (22.95%) Web Design
4 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (19.67%) Coaching
6 10 (16.39%) MVC
7 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
7 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.11%) Service Management
9 7 (11.48%) ITSM
9 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
9 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.84%) Build Automation
10 6 (9.84%) Software Delivery
10 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Java
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Ruby
5 4 (6.56%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) C
7 1 (1.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Graylog
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) hybris
2 6 (9.84%) Akamai
2 6 (9.84%) New Relic
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
2 6 (9.84%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) BMC
3 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.64%) Splunk