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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 79 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% 0.33% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.42% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.77% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
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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
848 722 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.67% 78.82% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 415 450
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) XML
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Star Schema
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) NHS

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared