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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 73 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 43 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.15% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.51% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £242 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £28.16 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -2.91%
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
1667 1360 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.48% 77.45% 73.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 938 511
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 27
Average hourly rate £17.94 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 33 £405 +28.57% 17
Bradford -17 2 £450 - 2
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Java
3 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.51%) CSS
3 23 (31.51%) Web Design
4 22 (30.14%) CSS3
5 21 (28.77%) HTML
6 20 (27.40%) HTML5
7 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
8 17 (23.29%) Ruby
9 16 (21.92%) QA
9 16 (21.92%) Mentoring
10 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (20.55%) Sass
10 15 (20.55%) User Stories
10 15 (20.55%) TDD
10 15 (20.55%) Pair Programming
10 15 (20.55%) Scrum
10 15 (20.55%) SQL
11 14 (19.18%) IntelliJ
11 14 (19.18%) VMware
11 14 (19.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (19.18%) New Relic
11 14 (19.18%) Capybara
11 14 (19.18%) Sinatra
11 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
11 14 (19.18%) Cucumber
11 14 (19.18%) Akamai
11 14 (19.18%) Graylog

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (19.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
3 1 (1.37%) uiautomator
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) Photoshop
3 6 (8.22%) MS Office
4 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.18%) IntelliJ
2 14 (19.18%) Capybara
2 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
2 14 (19.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.37%) Hudson
4 1 (1.37%) Calabash
4 1 (1.37%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Appium
General
1 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (8.22%) UI Developer
6 6 (8.22%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.85%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) MI Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Business Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Change Analyst
11 1 (1.37%) Support Manager
11 1 (1.37%) Senior Applications Developer
11 1 (1.37%) Project Support Officer
11 1 (1.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) CSS
2 22 (30.14%) CSS3
3 21 (28.77%) HTML
4 20 (27.40%) HTML5
5 15 (20.55%) Sass
6 14 (19.18%) Sinatra
7 11 (15.07%) jQuery
8 7 (9.59%) Velocity
9 6 (8.22%) MooTools
9 6 (8.22%) JSP
9 6 (8.22%) Spring MVC
9 6 (8.22%) Spring
10 5 (6.85%) COM
10 5 (6.85%) .NET
11 4 (5.48%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.48%) Ninject
11 4 (5.48%) Backbone.js
11 4 (5.48%) Mustache
11 4 (5.48%) Underscore.js
11 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Open Source
2 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.33%) NHS
4 4 (5.48%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.37%) Online Games
5 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.37%) Android
1 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Web Design
3 16 (21.92%) Mentoring
4 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (20.55%) User Stories
4 15 (20.55%) TDD
4 15 (20.55%) Pair Programming
4 15 (20.55%) Scrum
5 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.44%) Coaching
7 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
7 10 (13.70%) MVC
8 8 (10.96%) Service Management
9 7 (9.59%) ITSM
9 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.59%) Project Management
10 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Java
2 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
3 17 (23.29%) Ruby
4 15 (20.55%) SQL
5 4 (5.48%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) ABAP
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Graylog
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) VMware
1 14 (19.18%) New Relic
1 14 (19.18%) Akamai
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) hybris
3 6 (8.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) BMC
4 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.37%) Splunk
4 1 (1.37%) Tableau