The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 63 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 67 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.79% 1.30% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.55% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £341 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.96 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -6.61%
Continuous Improvement
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1953 2582 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.31% 83.78% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1721 1386
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 54
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
West Yorkshire +46 48 £425 +9.67% 15
South Yorkshire -7 16 £438 -11.16%
North Yorkshire +6 2 £341 +1.03% 6
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 74 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.15%) Scrum
3 39 (29.55%) Finance
4 38 (28.79%) User Experience
5 27 (20.45%) User Stories
6 26 (19.70%) Java
6 26 (19.70%) Scala
6 26 (19.70%) Open Source
7 24 (18.18%) RESTful
7 24 (18.18%) Kanban
7 24 (18.18%) Linux
8 23 (17.42%) CSS
9 21 (15.91%) HTML
10 20 (15.15%) JIRA
10 20 (15.15%) Jenkins
11 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
12 18 (13.64%) Web Development
12 18 (13.64%) Confluence
12 18 (13.64%) HTML5
12 18 (13.64%) CSS3
13 17 (12.88%) Front End Development
13 17 (12.88%) Ajax
13 17 (12.88%) Automated Testing
14 16 (12.12%) Ruby
14 16 (12.12%) Web Design
14 16 (12.12%) C#
14 16 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (12.12%) Line Management
15 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
15 15 (11.36%) REST

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in 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 18 (13.64%) Confluence
2 8 (6.06%) Apache
3 7 (5.30%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.79%) CMS
5 5 (3.79%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.79%) nginx
5 5 (3.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.27%) WordPress
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.52%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) MS Office
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) IaaS
2 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (5.30%) PaaS
3 7 (5.30%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.52%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) DNS
1 14 (10.61%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (3.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (3.79%) Firewall
3 3 (2.27%) LDAP
4 2 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.30%) Redis
4 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.79%) MySQL
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.03%) QlikView
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.52%) Big Data
7 2 (1.52%) HBase
7 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.52%) Riak
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Jenkins
1 20 (15.15%) JIRA
2 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.09%) JUnit
3 12 (9.09%) Subversion
4 7 (5.30%) Selenium
5 6 (4.55%) Grunt
5 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.79%) Gitweb
7 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.27%) gulp
8 2 (1.52%) Maven
8 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (29.55%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Banking
3 6 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (25.00%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) Business Analyst
4 18 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (6.06%) Architect
6 8 (6.06%) Consultant
6 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.30%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.30%) Tester
8 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (3.79%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.79%) SDLC Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (3.79%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.18%) RESTful
2 23 (17.42%) CSS
3 21 (15.91%) HTML
4 18 (13.64%) CSS3
4 18 (13.64%) HTML5
5 17 (12.88%) Ajax
6 15 (11.36%) REST
7 13 (9.85%) Spring
8 12 (9.09%) Django
8 12 (9.09%) Guice
8 12 (9.09%) JSON
8 12 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 12 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (9.09%) Spring MVC
9 11 (8.33%) Web Services
10 8 (6.06%) jQuery
11 7 (5.30%) Gherkin
11 7 (5.30%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (4.55%) Node.js
13 5 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.79%) User Experience
2 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (2.27%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.52%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (4.55%) CentOS
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.52%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.52%) VMS
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.15%) Scrum
3 27 (20.45%) User Stories
4 26 (19.70%) Open Source
5 24 (18.18%) Kanban
6 18 (13.64%) Web Development
7 17 (12.88%) Automated Testing
7 17 (12.88%) Front End Development
8 16 (12.12%) Line Management
8 16 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (12.12%) Web Design
9 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 15 (11.36%) MVC
10 14 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.85%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.85%) ITIL
12 12 (9.09%) OWASP
12 12 (9.09%) TDD
13 11 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.70%) Java
1 26 (19.70%) Scala
2 16 (12.12%) C#
2 16 (12.12%) Ruby
3 15 (11.36%) Python
4 14 (10.61%) PHP
5 12 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.30%) Groovy
7 6 (4.55%) SQL
8 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.27%) C++
9 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.27%) CCNP
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.27%) RHCE
4 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.52%) CCA
5 2 (1.52%) HNC
5 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) APMP
6 1 (0.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.79%) NFS
3 5 (3.79%) Squid
4 2 (1.52%) Docker
4 2 (1.52%) HDFS
4 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Ansible
1 7 (5.30%) Nagios
1 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.79%) Grafana
2 5 (3.79%) Graphite
2 5 (3.79%) Graylog
2 5 (3.79%) HAProxy
2 5 (3.79%) Icinga
2 5 (3.79%) StatsD
2 5 (3.79%) Terraform
3 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.52%) QRadar
3 2 (1.52%) RSA Archer
3 2 (1.52%) Salt
3 2 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Google
1 14 (10.61%) VMware
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle
4 7 (5.30%) Dell
4 7 (5.30%) New Relic
4 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.79%) F5
5 5 (3.79%) Palo Alto
5 5 (3.79%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.03%) Splunk
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 2 (1.52%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.52%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.52%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian