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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 68 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 57 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.81% 1.60% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.93% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 8
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £547 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +46.66%
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
1730 1918 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.18% 83.17% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1359 856
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £8.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +27 51 £388 -0.64% 10
Bradford +14 5 £386 +28.75% 5
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.86%) Scrum
3 25 (29.76%) User Experience
4 23 (27.38%) Open Source
5 22 (26.19%) Linux
6 19 (22.62%) CSS
6 19 (22.62%) Java
7 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 17 (20.24%) JIRA
8 17 (20.24%) Confluence
8 17 (20.24%) HTML
8 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
9 16 (19.05%) User Stories
9 16 (19.05%) HTML5
9 16 (19.05%) CSS3
10 15 (17.86%) Scala
10 15 (17.86%) Degree
10 15 (17.86%) Ajax
10 15 (17.86%) MVC
10 15 (17.86%) Finance
10 15 (17.86%) Line Management
10 15 (17.86%) Front End Development
11 14 (16.67%) C#
11 14 (16.67%) Spring
11 14 (16.67%) Web Development
11 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (16.67%) Kanban
12 13 (15.48%) Ruby
12 13 (15.48%) RESTful
12 13 (15.48%) 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 17 (20.24%) Confluence
2 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.95%) Apache
3 5 (5.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.95%) CMS
3 5 (5.95%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.95%) nginx
3 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.57%) WordPress
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.38%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.38%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.19%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) HTTP
2 6 (7.14%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (1.19%) Intranet
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) Redis
4 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
2 17 (20.24%) JIRA
3 10 (11.90%) JUnit
3 10 (11.90%) Subversion
4 5 (5.95%) Gitweb
5 3 (3.57%) Grunt
5 3 (3.57%) gulp
6 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.38%) Selenium
6 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.19%) Mocha
7 1 (1.19%) Protractor
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) iGaming
4 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Process Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) CSS
2 17 (20.24%) HTML
3 16 (19.05%) CSS3
3 16 (19.05%) HTML5
4 15 (17.86%) Ajax
5 14 (16.67%) Spring
6 13 (15.48%) REST
6 13 (15.48%) RESTful
7 11 (13.10%) Spring MVC
8 10 (11.90%) Django
8 10 (11.90%) Guice
8 10 (11.90%) JSON
8 10 (11.90%) Play Framework
8 10 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (9.52%) jQuery
10 6 (7.14%) Node.js
10 6 (7.14%) Web Services
11 5 (5.95%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) User Experience
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) PKI
4 3 (3.57%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) FMCG
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) CMDB
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) CentOS
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.86%) Scrum
3 23 (27.38%) Open Source
4 16 (19.05%) User Stories
5 15 (17.86%) Front End Development
5 15 (17.86%) Line Management
5 15 (17.86%) MVC
6 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.67%) Kanban
6 14 (16.67%) Web Development
7 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (15.48%) Web Design
8 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing
9 11 (13.10%) TDD
10 10 (11.90%) DevOps
10 10 (11.90%) OWASP
11 9 (10.71%) ITIL
11 9 (10.71%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) Java
2 15 (17.86%) Scala
3 14 (16.67%) C#
4 13 (15.48%) Ruby
5 11 (13.10%) PHP
5 11 (13.10%) Python
6 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.71%) SQL
8 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.57%) C++
9 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.19%) ABAP
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) CCNP
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.57%) MCSE
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.57%) RHCE
3 2 (2.38%) CCA
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) HL7
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) NFS
1 5 (5.95%) Squid
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Graphite
1 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.95%) Ansible
2 5 (5.95%) Grafana
2 5 (5.95%) Graylog
2 5 (5.95%) HAProxy
2 5 (5.95%) Icinga
2 5 (5.95%) Nagios
2 5 (5.95%) StatsD
2 5 (5.95%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.19%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Google
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.95%) F5
5 5 (5.95%) New Relic
5 5 (5.95%) Palo Alto
5 5 (5.95%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.95%) VMware
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.19%) Brocade
8 1 (1.19%) Dell
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow