The first table below looks at the demand for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 81 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£300 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -27.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.08% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-64.70% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1296 1145 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.47% 74.45% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 614 776
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Improvement
Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Yorkshire region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Yorkshire region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance 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 Performance Improvement within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 11 £300 -17.80% 1
Performance Improvement
Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (84.62%) Star Schema
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) XHTML
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) NHS
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) XHTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle