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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 98 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 30 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 0.94% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.19% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £235 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £425 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -23.09%
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
1839 1339 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.66% 78.95% 78.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 847 662
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 50
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £8.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -14 27 £400 +23.07% 12
Bradford - 2 £300 - 1
Halifax - 1 £473 - 2
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) Java
3 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.14%) SQL
5 21 (28.77%) CSS
5 21 (28.77%) Web Design
6 20 (27.40%) CSS3
7 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
8 17 (23.29%) HTML
9 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
9 16 (21.92%) Mentoring
9 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (19.18%) jQuery
10 14 (19.18%) HTML5
10 14 (19.18%) Spring
10 14 (19.18%) VMware
11 13 (17.81%) MVC
11 13 (17.81%) TDD
12 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
12 12 (16.44%) Integration Testing
13 11 (15.07%) QA
13 11 (15.07%) Open Source
13 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.07%) User Stories
13 11 (15.07%) Project Management
13 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
13 11 (15.07%) Scrum
13 11 (15.07%) Finance
14 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (13.70%) Apache Solr
1 10 (13.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) CICS
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.37%) SAS
5 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.85%) MS Office
4 3 (4.11%) MS Project
5 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) DMZ
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) 3G
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) 2G
3 1 (1.37%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.74%) Adabas
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) TeamCity
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
1 10 (13.70%) Capybara
1 10 (13.70%) IntelliJ
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) JUnit
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Publishing
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (13.70%) UI Developer
3 10 (13.70%) UI Programmer
4 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Agile Coach
8 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) CSS
2 20 (27.40%) CSS3
3 17 (23.29%) HTML
4 14 (19.18%) Spring
4 14 (19.18%) jQuery
4 14 (19.18%) HTML5
5 10 (13.70%) Sinatra
5 10 (13.70%) MooTools
5 10 (13.70%) Sass
5 10 (13.70%) Spring MVC
5 10 (13.70%) JSP
6 4 (5.48%) .NET
6 4 (5.48%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) Velocity
7 3 (4.11%) Underscore.js
7 3 (4.11%) SignalR
7 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.11%) NLog
7 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
7 3 (4.11%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) W3C
5 1 (1.37%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Web Design
3 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (21.92%) Mentoring
4 13 (17.81%) TDD
4 13 (17.81%) MVC
5 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
5 12 (16.44%) Integration Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Open Source
6 11 (15.07%) User Stories
6 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) Project Management
7 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.70%) Pair Programming
7 10 (13.70%) Coaching
7 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (13.70%) Build Automation
8 8 (10.96%) Change Management
9 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Java
2 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 10 (13.70%) Ruby
5 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) Python
5 3 (4.11%) Perl
5 3 (4.11%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) COBOL
6 2 (2.74%) Scala
6 2 (2.74%) Groovy
6 2 (2.74%) JCL
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) NATURAL
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) MCITP
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Graylog
2 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) VMware
3 10 (13.70%) hybris
3 10 (13.70%) Akamai
3 10 (13.70%) New Relic
3 10 (13.70%) Adobe
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) NetApp
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds
Incite Insight
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago