The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 88 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Performance 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
990 781 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.36% 78.97% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 483 405
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Leeds region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Leeds region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Improvement
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner