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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 38 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.37% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 0.88% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £257 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £15.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+89.41% -3.21%
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
958 795 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.08% 81.62% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 494 275
Average daily rate £375 £329 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £16.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (25.00%) CSS3
4 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.00%) CSS
4 13 (25.00%) HTML
4 13 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (23.08%) Web Design
6 11 (21.15%) SQL
6 11 (21.15%) HTML5
7 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
7 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 9 (17.31%) User Stories
8 9 (17.31%) Coaching
9 8 (15.38%) Ruby
9 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
10 7 (13.46%) MVC
10 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
10 7 (13.46%) jQuery
10 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
11 6 (11.54%) MooTools
11 6 (11.54%) Apache Solr
11 6 (11.54%) hybris
11 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (11.54%) Build Automation
11 6 (11.54%) Sass
11 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.54%) Velocity

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (11.54%) Apache Solr
2 5 (9.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.85%) uiautomator
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
2 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
2 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
2 5 (9.62%) Capybara
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.85%) Hudson
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) Calabash
4 2 (3.85%) eggPlant
4 2 (3.85%) Appium
5 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) ScrumMaster
3 6 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (11.54%) UI Developer
3 6 (11.54%) UI Programmer
4 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 2 (3.85%) MI Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (3.85%) Tester
5 2 (3.85%) Information Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Change Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.85%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (3.85%) Security Officer
6 1 (1.92%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) CSS
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
1 13 (25.00%) CSS3
2 11 (21.15%) HTML5
3 7 (13.46%) jQuery
4 6 (11.54%) MooTools
4 6 (11.54%) Sass
4 6 (11.54%) Velocity
4 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
4 6 (11.54%) JSP
4 6 (11.54%) Spring
5 5 (9.62%) Sinatra
6 2 (3.85%) .NET
6 2 (3.85%) COM
6 2 (3.85%) XML
6 2 (3.85%) XSD
6 2 (3.85%) XSLT
6 2 (3.85%) Android SDK
6 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) NHS
3 4 (7.69%) Statistics
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Online Games
4 2 (3.85%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) CentOS
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.00%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) Web Design
5 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) User Stories
6 9 (17.31%) Coaching
7 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
7 7 (13.46%) MVC
7 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.54%) Service Management
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Change Management
8 6 (11.54%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (11.54%) Build Automation
9 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) C
6 2 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CHFI
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Graylog
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) hybris
2 5 (9.62%) Akamai
2 5 (9.62%) New Relic
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe
2 5 (9.62%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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