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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 89 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 14 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.34% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.71% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £695 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.55% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +47.36%
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
1263 1170 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.96% 78.63% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 668 730
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 36
Average hourly rate £14.87 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £14.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
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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 -4 12 £325 -25.71% 11
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 5
Halifax - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) MooTools
3 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr
3 7 (25.93%) hybris
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) Build Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) JSP
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Web Design
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Adobe
6 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) SLA
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) 2G
1 2 (7.41%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) UI Developer
2 7 (25.93%) UI Programmer
3 5 (18.52%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Change Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
1 7 (25.93%) JSP
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
1 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
1 7 (25.93%) jQuery
1 7 (25.93%) MooTools
1 7 (25.93%) CSS3
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Build Automation
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Web Design
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) hybris
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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