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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 69 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 29 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.00% 1.58% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.91% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 21
Median daily rate £410 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £229 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £534 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
1206 1627 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.34% 82.84% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 1118 1037
Median daily rate £405 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 34
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +2 27 £410 +12.32% 9
Bradford +10 2 - - 8
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Scrum
3 27 (35.06%) User Stories
4 22 (28.57%) Finance
5 18 (23.38%) Java
6 16 (20.78%) BDD
7 15 (19.48%) RESTful
7 15 (19.48%) Kanban
7 15 (19.48%) HTML
7 15 (19.48%) CSS
7 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
7 15 (19.48%) Coaching
7 15 (19.48%) User Experience
8 14 (18.18%) VMware
8 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (18.18%) Scala
9 13 (16.88%) HTML5
9 13 (16.88%) CSS3
9 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
9 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.88%) Linux
10 12 (15.58%) DNS
10 12 (15.58%) DevOps
11 11 (14.29%) IaaS
11 11 (14.29%) ITIL
11 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 10 (12.99%) Python
12 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.99%) QA

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 7 (9.09%) Confluence
2 6 (7.79%) Apache
3 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.19%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) IaaS
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.39%) SaaS
3 7 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (9.09%) PaaS
4 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.19%) Loggly
5 4 (5.19%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (3.90%) GitHub
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
2 9 (11.69%) HTTP
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Redis
4 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.19%) HBase
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 4 (5.19%) Riak
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.99%) Selenium
4 7 (9.09%) JIRA
4 7 (9.09%) JUnit
4 7 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.79%) Grunt
6 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.49%) Subversion
7 4 (5.19%) Maven
7 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.60%) NUnit
8 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.30%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Agile Business Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Automation Tester
4 8 (10.39%) Tester
5 6 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (6.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (6.49%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.19%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) IT Trainer
8 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) CSS
1 15 (19.48%) HTML
1 15 (19.48%) RESTful
2 13 (16.88%) CSS3
2 13 (16.88%) HTML5
3 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
3 9 (11.69%) Web Services
4 8 (10.39%) Gherkin
5 7 (9.09%) jQuery
5 7 (9.09%) REST
6 6 (7.79%) Ajax
6 6 (7.79%) Spring
7 5 (6.49%) Django
7 5 (6.49%) Guice
7 5 (6.49%) JSON
7 5 (6.49%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (6.49%) Play Framework
7 5 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Replication
5 3 (3.90%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) CoreOS
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) CentOS
3 2 (2.60%) VMS
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Scrum
3 27 (35.06%) User Stories
4 16 (20.78%) BDD
5 15 (19.48%) Coaching
5 15 (19.48%) Kanban
6 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.58%) DevOps
8 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 11 (14.29%) ITIL
9 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.99%) Open Source
10 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.69%) TDD
10 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.39%) API Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.39%) MVC
11 8 (10.39%) Project Management
11 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) Scala
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.99%) Python
5 8 (10.39%) Groovy
6 7 (9.09%) C#
6 7 (9.09%) PHP
7 6 (7.79%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) HNC
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.79%) Docker
4 4 (5.19%) HDFS
4 4 (5.19%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) NFS
6 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.49%) Ansible
2 5 (6.49%) Nagios
3 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.19%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) Salt
3 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.60%) Graphite
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) Grafana
5 1 (1.30%) Graylog
5 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.30%) Icinga
5 1 (1.30%) Opsview
5 1 (1.30%) StatsD
5 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) VMware
2 9 (11.69%) Google
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Dell
4 6 (7.79%) Splunk
5 5 (6.49%) New Relic
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) Rackspace
6 4 (5.19%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.90%) Adobe
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.30%) F5
9 1 (1.30%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per annum
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