The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 66 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.42% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.52% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 17
Median daily rate £410 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.50% -19.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1210 1640 1441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.74% 83.25% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 1100 1023
Median daily rate £403 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.16 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 31 £410 +11.56% 14
Bradford +17 1 £425 - 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Scrum
3 28 (33.73%) Finance
4 27 (32.53%) User Stories
5 26 (31.33%) User Experience
6 24 (28.92%) CSS
7 22 (26.51%) HTML
8 20 (24.10%) Java
9 19 (22.89%) HTML5
9 19 (22.89%) CSS3
10 18 (21.69%) RESTful
10 18 (21.69%) Linux
11 17 (20.48%) Open Source
12 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.07%) Scala
13 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
14 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
14 14 (16.87%) Front End Development
14 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
14 14 (16.87%) REST
14 14 (16.87%) BDD
14 14 (16.87%) Web Development
14 14 (16.87%) Kanban
14 14 (16.87%) Python
14 14 (16.87%) Automated Testing
15 13 (15.66%) Web Design
15 13 (15.66%) HTTP
15 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (15.66%) Ruby

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 10 (12.05%) Confluence
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.82%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 4 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.61%) WordPress
6 2 (2.41%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.20%) nginx
7 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) IaaS
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.64%) SaaS
3 7 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (8.43%) PaaS
4 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.82%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) HTTP
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) Internet
4 3 (3.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.43%) MySQL
3 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.02%) Redis
5 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.82%) HBase
5 4 (4.82%) Riak
6 2 (2.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.25%) JUnit
4 10 (12.05%) JIRA
5 9 (10.84%) Subversion
6 8 (9.64%) Grunt
6 8 (9.64%) Selenium
7 6 (7.23%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.82%) Maven
8 4 (4.82%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.61%) gulp
10 2 (2.41%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.41%) NUnit
11 1 (1.20%) Gitweb
11 1 (1.20%) Hudson
11 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Agile Business Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (9.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.43%) Tester
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) CSS
2 22 (26.51%) HTML
3 19 (22.89%) CSS3
3 19 (22.89%) HTML5
4 18 (21.69%) RESTful
5 14 (16.87%) REST
6 13 (15.66%) Ajax
7 11 (13.25%) Web Services
8 9 (10.84%) Django
8 9 (10.84%) Guice
8 9 (10.84%) jQuery
8 9 (10.84%) JSON
8 9 (10.84%) Play Framework
8 9 (10.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (10.84%) Spring
8 9 (10.84%) Spring MVC
9 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.43%) LAMP
11 6 (7.23%) Gherkin
12 5 (6.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) User Experience
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) Replication
6 3 (3.61%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.61%) PKI
6 3 (3.61%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.41%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (2.41%) NHS
7 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.20%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) CoreOS
4 3 (3.61%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
5 2 (2.41%) VMS
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) Scrum
3 27 (32.53%) User Stories
4 17 (20.48%) Open Source
5 14 (16.87%) Automated Testing
5 14 (16.87%) BDD
5 14 (16.87%) Front End Development
5 14 (16.87%) Kanban
5 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
5 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (16.87%) Web Development
6 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.66%) Web Design
7 12 (14.46%) MVC
8 11 (13.25%) Line Management
9 10 (12.05%) Coaching
9 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
9 10 (12.05%) DevOps
9 10 (12.05%) ITIL
9 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) Java
2 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.07%) Scala
4 14 (16.87%) Python
5 13 (15.66%) Ruby
6 12 (14.46%) PHP
7 11 (13.25%) C#
8 6 (7.23%) Groovy
9 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.61%) C++
10 2 (2.41%) SQL
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (3.61%) CCNP
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.61%) MCSE
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.61%) RHCE
4 2 (2.41%) HNC
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CCA
5 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) MBA
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) HL7
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) Docker
3 4 (4.82%) HDFS
3 4 (4.82%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Ansible
1 5 (6.02%) Nagios
1 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.82%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) Salt
2 4 (4.82%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.41%) Graphite
4 1 (1.20%) Grafana
4 1 (1.20%) Graylog
4 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.20%) Icinga
4 1 (1.20%) Opsview
4 1 (1.20%) StatsD
4 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Google
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) VMware
3 7 (8.43%) Dell
4 6 (7.23%) Splunk
5 5 (6.02%) New Relic
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle
6 4 (4.82%) Rackspace
6 4 (4.82%) SaltStack
6 4 (4.82%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.61%) Adobe
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.20%) F5
9 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
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