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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 109 105
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.051% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.062% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £315 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.64 -

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
1192 1626 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.89% 83.17% 82.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 1096 999
Median daily rate £403 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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