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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 92 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 29 46 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.41% 2.25% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 5
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £316 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £468 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
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
1746 1743 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.80% 85.44% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1195 1001
Median daily rate £425 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +101.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.30 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -9 25 £400 +6.66% 15
Bradford +13 1 - - 7
Halifax - 1 £459 -
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) Kanban
6 11 (20.00%) Linux
6 11 (20.00%) Spring
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
7 10 (18.18%) HTML5
7 10 (18.18%) BDD
7 10 (18.18%) CSS3
8 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
8 8 (14.55%) JIRA
8 8 (14.55%) TDD
8 8 (14.55%) SDLC
9 7 (12.73%) DevOps
9 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.73%) JSP
9 7 (12.73%) J2EE
9 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.91%) Confluence
10 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.91%) High Availability
10 6 (10.91%) Node.js
10 6 (10.91%) Redis
10 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) Selenium
10 6 (10.91%) ITIL

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 6 (10.91%) Confluence
1 6 (10.91%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Moodle
3 2 (3.64%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.82%) nginx
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Exchequer
1 2 (3.64%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) SNMP
2 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Redis
2 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) JIRA
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.64%) JMeter
4 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.82%) Gitweb
5 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.82%) Mocha
5 1 (1.82%) Mockito
5 1 (1.82%) Protractor
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Games
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Online Betting
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) iGaming
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Java Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.45%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Spring
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 10 (18.18%) CSS3
2 10 (18.18%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) HTML5
3 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.73%) J2EE
4 7 (12.73%) JSP
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
6 4 (7.27%) LAMP
7 3 (5.45%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Ajax
8 2 (3.64%) Django
8 2 (3.64%) Guice
8 2 (3.64%) Java EE
8 2 (3.64%) jQuery
8 2 (3.64%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.64%) FMCG
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Scrum
3 13 (23.64%) Kanban
4 10 (18.18%) BDD
5 8 (14.55%) SDLC
5 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.73%) DevOps
6 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
7 6 (10.91%) High Availability
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.09%) Open Source
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) User Stories
9 4 (7.27%) MVC
9 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 3 (5.45%) C
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) ABAP
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) COBIT
2 2 (3.64%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.82%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) NFS
1 1 (1.82%) Squid
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Graphite
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Grafana
2 1 (1.82%) Graylog
2 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Icinga
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Opsview
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) StatsD
2 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Brocade
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) F5
5 1 (1.82%) New Relic
5 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
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