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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 80 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 62 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.15% 1.75% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.15% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 8
Median daily rate £400 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £455 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +44.73%
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
2442 2417 1767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.67% 81.30% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1703 1122
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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 +13 57 £410 +5.12% 19
South Yorkshire 0 5 £394 +131.61% 5
North Yorkshire -4 2 £380 -10.58% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Scrum
3 20 (23.26%) Java
4 19 (22.09%) Kanban
5 16 (18.60%) Linux
5 16 (18.60%) JIRA
5 16 (18.60%) Open Source
5 16 (18.60%) User Experience
6 13 (15.12%) Confluence
6 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
6 13 (15.12%) HTML5
6 13 (15.12%) CSS
6 13 (15.12%) HTML
6 13 (15.12%) Project Management
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
6 13 (15.12%) Spring
7 12 (13.95%) CSS3
7 12 (13.95%) Degree
7 12 (13.95%) DevOps
7 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
8 11 (12.79%) User Stories
8 11 (12.79%) Finance
8 11 (12.79%) ITIL
9 10 (11.63%) MVC
9 10 (11.63%) Scala
9 10 (11.63%) Line Management
9 10 (11.63%) SDLC
10 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.47%) High Availability
10 9 (10.47%) BDD

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 13 (15.12%) Confluence
2 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.81%) Apache
3 5 (5.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.81%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.81%) nginx
3 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.65%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.33%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.16%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.16%) Moodle
6 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Exchequer
1 2 (2.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.49%) IaaS
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) DNS
1 6 (6.98%) HTTP
2 5 (5.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (5.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (5.81%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.98%) Redis
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) JIRA
2 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.98%) JUnit
5 5 (5.81%) Gitweb
5 5 (5.81%) Subversion
6 4 (4.65%) Selenium
7 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.16%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.16%) Concordion
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.16%) JBehave
8 1 (1.16%) Mocha
8 1 (1.16%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) Protractor
8 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) iGaming
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Digital Business Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Java Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Scala Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Process Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) CSS
1 13 (15.12%) HTML
1 13 (15.12%) HTML5
1 13 (15.12%) Spring
2 12 (13.95%) CSS3
3 8 (9.30%) Ajax
3 8 (9.30%) RESTful
4 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.98%) J2EE
5 6 (6.98%) JSON
5 6 (6.98%) JSP
5 6 (6.98%) Node.js
5 6 (6.98%) REST
5 6 (6.98%) Spring MVC
6 5 (5.81%) Django
6 5 (5.81%) Guice
6 5 (5.81%) jQuery
6 5 (5.81%) Play Framework
6 5 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) CentOS
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Scrum
3 19 (22.09%) Kanban
4 16 (18.60%) Open Source
5 13 (15.12%) Project Management
5 13 (15.12%) TDD
6 12 (13.95%) DevOps
7 11 (12.79%) ITIL
7 11 (12.79%) User Stories
8 10 (11.63%) Line Management
8 10 (11.63%) MVC
8 10 (11.63%) SDLC
9 9 (10.47%) BDD
9 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.47%) High Availability
9 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.47%) Pair Programming
9 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) Scala
3 9 (10.47%) C#
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.47%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Python
5 5 (5.81%) PHP
5 5 (5.81%) Ruby
6 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) ABAP
7 1 (1.16%) Groovy
7 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.16%) CCA
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) NFS
1 5 (5.81%) Squid
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.98%) Graphite
3 5 (5.81%) Ansible
3 5 (5.81%) Grafana
3 5 (5.81%) Graylog
3 5 (5.81%) HAProxy
3 5 (5.81%) Icinga
3 5 (5.81%) Nagios
3 5 (5.81%) StatsD
3 5 (5.81%) Terraform
4 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) QRadar
4 2 (2.33%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.16%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle
1 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.98%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) F5
3 5 (5.81%) Google
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) New Relic
3 5 (5.81%) Palo Alto
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) IBM
4 2 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) Brocade
5 1 (1.16%) Dell
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow