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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 50 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.15% 0.86% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.02% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 13
Median daily rate £425 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £339 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £465 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+44.69% -11.08%
Continuous Improvement
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1273 1865 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.59% 84.85% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1239 984
Median daily rate £420 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.89 £11.67 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £45.40 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 37 £450 +16.12% 12
Halifax - 2 £356 -
Wakefield - 2 - - 1
Bradford +15 1 £425 - 2
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 60 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.66%) Scrum
3 34 (33.01%) User Experience
4 32 (31.07%) Finance
5 27 (26.21%) User Stories
6 25 (24.27%) Scala
6 25 (24.27%) Open Source
7 24 (23.30%) Java
7 24 (23.30%) Linux
8 23 (22.33%) CSS
8 23 (22.33%) RESTful
9 21 (20.39%) HTML
10 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
11 19 (18.45%) Kanban
11 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
12 18 (17.48%) CSS3
12 18 (17.48%) JIRA
12 18 (17.48%) Confluence
12 18 (17.48%) HTML5
13 17 (16.50%) Automated Testing
13 17 (16.50%) Ajax
13 17 (16.50%) Web Development
13 17 (16.50%) Front End Development
14 16 (15.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (15.53%) Ruby
14 16 (15.53%) MVC
14 16 (15.53%) Web Design
14 16 (15.53%) C#
15 15 (14.56%) Python
15 15 (14.56%) REST

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 18 (17.48%) Confluence
2 8 (7.77%) Apache
3 7 (6.80%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.83%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.85%) CMS
5 5 (4.85%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.85%) nginx
5 5 (4.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.91%) WordPress
7 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.94%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.97%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) IaaS
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.80%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) PaaS
2 7 (6.80%) SaaS
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.94%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) DNS
1 14 (13.59%) HTTP
2 5 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (4.85%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) LDAP
4 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.74%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.80%) Redis
4 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.85%) MySQL
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 2 (1.94%) HBase
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Riak
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
3 18 (17.48%) JIRA
4 12 (11.65%) JUnit
4 12 (11.65%) Subversion
5 6 (5.83%) Grunt
5 6 (5.83%) Selenium
5 6 (5.83%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.85%) Gitweb
7 3 (2.91%) gulp
8 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.94%) Maven
8 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (31.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Developer
2 26 (25.24%) Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) Business Analyst
4 18 (17.48%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (15.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.77%) Architect
7 7 (6.80%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.85%) SDLC Business Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.88%) Azure Architect
10 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) CSS
1 23 (22.33%) RESTful
2 21 (20.39%) HTML
3 18 (17.48%) CSS3
3 18 (17.48%) HTML5
4 17 (16.50%) Ajax
5 15 (14.56%) REST
6 12 (11.65%) Django
6 12 (11.65%) Guice
6 12 (11.65%) JSON
6 12 (11.65%) Play Framework
6 12 (11.65%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (11.65%) Spring
6 12 (11.65%) Spring MVC
7 10 (9.71%) Web Services
8 9 (8.74%) jQuery
9 7 (6.80%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (5.83%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.83%) Node.js
11 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) User Experience
2 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.91%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.94%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) Statistics
7 1 (0.97%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) CentOS
3 4 (3.88%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.94%) VMS
6 1 (0.97%) Android
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.66%) Scrum
3 27 (26.21%) User Stories
4 25 (24.27%) Open Source
5 19 (18.45%) Kanban
6 17 (16.50%) Automated Testing
6 17 (16.50%) Front End Development
6 17 (16.50%) Web Development
7 16 (15.53%) MVC
7 16 (15.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (15.53%) Web Design
8 15 (14.56%) Line Management
8 15 (14.56%) Mentoring
9 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
11 12 (11.65%) OWASP
11 12 (11.65%) TDD
12 11 (10.68%) DevOps
12 11 (10.68%) ITIL
13 10 (9.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) Scala
2 24 (23.30%) Java
3 16 (15.53%) C#
3 16 (15.53%) Ruby
4 15 (14.56%) Python
5 14 (13.59%) PHP
6 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.83%) Groovy
7 6 (5.83%) SQL
8 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.91%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (2.91%) CCNP
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCSE
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) RHCE
4 2 (1.94%) CCA
4 2 (1.94%) HNC
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) MBA
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.85%) NFS
3 5 (4.85%) Squid
4 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.94%) Docker
5 2 (1.94%) HDFS
5 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Ansible
1 7 (6.80%) Nagios
1 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.85%) Grafana
2 5 (4.85%) Graphite
2 5 (4.85%) Graylog
2 5 (4.85%) HAProxy
2 5 (4.85%) Icinga
2 5 (4.85%) StatsD
2 5 (4.85%) Terraform
3 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 2 (1.94%) Salt
3 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Google
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
1 14 (13.59%) VMware
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Dell
3 7 (6.80%) New Relic
3 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.85%) F5
4 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
4 5 (4.85%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.88%) Splunk
6 2 (1.94%) Adobe
6 2 (1.94%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.94%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.97%) SAP