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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 22 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.92% 1.20% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.60% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £685 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+17.91% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £26.14 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-11.05% +27.51%
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
1792 1625 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.79% 75.16% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 932 1031
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 58
Average hourly rate £16.67 £24.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.54% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 16 £325 -26.96% 13
South Yorkshire +4 6 £175 -2.77% 8
North Yorkshire - - - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Change Management
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) SLA
4 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) MVC
6 8 (20.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
7 7 (17.50%) hybris
7 7 (17.50%) Build Automation
7 7 (17.50%) MooTools
7 7 (17.50%) Apache Solr
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
7 7 (17.50%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 7 (17.50%) JSP
7 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
7 7 (17.50%) Web Design
7 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Windows

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LTE
1 2 (5.00%) 3G
1 2 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) UI Programmer
2 7 (17.50%) UI Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.50%) Change Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Coach
5 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) CSS
1 8 (20.00%) CSS3
2 7 (17.50%) MooTools
2 7 (17.50%) jQuery
2 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
2 7 (17.50%) Spring
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) XHTML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Change Management
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) MVC
6 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) Build Automation
7 7 (17.50%) Web Design
7 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) CCA
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) MCSE
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) hybris
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Rate: Pension & 28.5 Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £22 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago