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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 28 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.52% 1.91% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.25% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 21
Median daily rate £410 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.71% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £228 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £505 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -31.38%

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
943 1154 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.95% 84.60% 86.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 808 673
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.38 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Scrum
3 24 (36.92%) User Stories
4 18 (27.69%) Finance
5 17 (26.15%) Java
6 16 (24.62%) BDD
7 15 (23.08%) HTML
7 15 (23.08%) CSS
8 14 (21.54%) Scala
9 13 (20.00%) HTML5
9 13 (20.00%) CSS3
9 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 13 (20.00%) Kanban
9 13 (20.00%) RESTful
9 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 13 (20.00%) Coaching
10 12 (18.46%) User Experience
11 11 (16.92%) Linux
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
11 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
12 10 (15.38%) Selenium
12 10 (15.38%) QA
12 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.38%) Open Source
12 10 (15.38%) Python
12 10 (15.38%) DNS
12 10 (15.38%) VMware
13 9 (13.85%) TDD
13 9 (13.85%) Google

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 (10.77%) Confluence
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) IaaS
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) SaaS
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (7.69%) PaaS
4 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.15%) Loggly
4 4 (6.15%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.54%) GitHub
5 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) DNS
2 9 (13.85%) HTTP
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.69%) Redis
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.15%) HBase
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) Riak
5 3 (4.62%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.38%) Selenium
4 7 (10.77%) JIRA
4 7 (10.77%) JUnit
4 7 (10.77%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.23%) Grunt
6 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.69%) Subversion
7 4 (6.15%) Maven
7 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.08%) NUnit
8 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.54%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.54%) Hudson
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Automation Tester
3 8 (12.31%) Tester
4 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (4.62%) Junior IT Trainer
8 3 (4.62%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) CSS
1 15 (23.08%) HTML
2 13 (20.00%) CSS3
2 13 (20.00%) HTML5
2 13 (20.00%) RESTful
3 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.31%) Gherkin
4 8 (12.31%) Web Services
5 7 (10.77%) jQuery
5 7 (10.77%) REST
6 6 (9.23%) Ajax
6 6 (9.23%) Spring
7 5 (7.69%) Django
7 5 (7.69%) Guice
7 5 (7.69%) JSON
7 5 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 3 (4.62%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) CoreOS
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Scrum
3 24 (36.92%) User Stories
4 16 (24.62%) BDD
5 13 (20.00%) Coaching
5 13 (20.00%) Kanban
5 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Open Source
8 9 (13.85%) DevOps
8 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.85%) TDD
8 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.31%) API Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) ITIL
9 8 (12.31%) MVC
10 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Front End Development
10 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) Scala
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) Groovy
6 7 (10.77%) C#
6 7 (10.77%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) VBA
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 4 (6.15%) HDFS
3 4 (6.15%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
4 1 (1.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Ansible
1 5 (7.69%) Nagios
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Salt
2 4 (6.15%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.08%) Graphite
4 1 (1.54%) Grafana
4 1 (1.54%) Graylog
4 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.54%) Icinga
4 1 (1.54%) Opsview
4 1 (1.54%) StatsD
4 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) VMware
2 9 (13.85%) Google
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Splunk
4 5 (7.69%) Dell
4 5 (7.69%) New Relic
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle
5 4 (6.15%) Rackspace
5 4 (6.15%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Adobe
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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