The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 82 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 12 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.13% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.17% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £355 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +142.85%
Performance 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
1294 1205 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.44% 78.04% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 646 799
Average daily rate £354 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 33
Average hourly rate £11.43 £31.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% +103.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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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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
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Performance Improvement
Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Star Schema
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) NHS

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared