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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 106 75 96
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 18 49 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 2.44% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.85% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 5
Average daily rate £358 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £352 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £507 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £31.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.27%
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
1713 1720 1413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.48% 85.49% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1109 976
Average daily rate £425 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.95 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -28 18 £358 -12.80% 19
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Scrum
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) Kanban
6 9 (20.93%) BDD
7 8 (18.60%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
8 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.28%) Finance
8 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
8 7 (16.28%) Spring
8 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
8 7 (16.28%) HTML
8 7 (16.28%) J2EE
8 7 (16.28%) CSS
8 7 (16.28%) JSP
8 7 (16.28%) Linux
8 7 (16.28%) DevOps
8 7 (16.28%) CSS3
8 7 (16.28%) HTML5
9 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
9 6 (13.95%) High Availability
9 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 5 (11.63%) MySQL
10 5 (11.63%) LAMP
10 5 (11.63%) Games
10 5 (11.63%) Node.js
10 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) Node.js
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Moodle
3 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SNMP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.65%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Mockito
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Games
3 4 (9.30%) Online Betting
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Java Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
3 4 (9.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.98%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Process Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Auditor
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) IT Auditor
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
1 7 (16.28%) CSS3
1 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) HTML5
1 7 (16.28%) J2EE
1 7 (16.28%) JSP
1 7 (16.28%) Spring
2 5 (11.63%) LAMP
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.65%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) Kanban
4 9 (20.93%) BDD
5 8 (18.60%) SDLC
5 8 (18.60%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) DevOps
6 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.95%) High Availability
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.98%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) C
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) ABAP
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) COBIT
2 2 (4.65%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.65%) SSAE 16
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Brocade
3 1 (2.33%) Dell
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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