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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / Yorkshire
Rank 79 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.90% 1.17% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.44% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 26
Median daily rate £410 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £230 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
1784 2289 2107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.63% 81.14% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 1522 1413
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 53
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +16 28 £410 +12.32% 18
South Yorkshire +10 12 £475 -5.00% 5
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.57%) Scrum
3 27 (25.47%) User Stories
4 26 (24.53%) Finance
5 25 (23.58%) Kanban
6 21 (19.81%) Java
6 21 (19.81%) User Experience
7 17 (16.04%) BDD
8 16 (15.09%) RESTful
8 16 (15.09%) Coaching
8 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
9 15 (14.15%) Scala
9 15 (14.15%) HTML
9 15 (14.15%) CSS
9 15 (14.15%) VMware
10 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
11 13 (12.26%) HTML5
11 13 (12.26%) Project Management
11 13 (12.26%) Linux
11 13 (12.26%) CSS3
12 12 (11.32%) DevOps
12 12 (11.32%) DNS
13 11 (10.38%) Web Services
13 11 (10.38%) ITIL
13 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
13 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.38%) Open Source
13 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing

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 8 (7.55%) Confluence
2 6 (5.66%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) IaaS
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
4 7 (6.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.60%) PaaS
5 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.77%) Loggly
6 4 (3.77%) Sumo Logic
7 3 (2.83%) GitHub
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) DNS
2 9 (8.49%) HTTP
3 7 (6.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) Intranet
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.72%) Redis
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.77%) HBase
4 4 (3.77%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) Riak
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) QlikView
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.38%) Selenium
4 8 (7.55%) JIRA
5 7 (6.60%) JUnit
5 7 (6.60%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.66%) Grunt
7 5 (4.72%) Subversion
8 4 (3.77%) Maven
8 4 (3.77%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.89%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.89%) NUnit
10 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.94%) Gitweb
11 1 (0.94%) Hudson
11 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Advertising
4 2 (1.89%) Games
4 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.89%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Developer
2 14 (13.21%) Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.49%) Architect
4 9 (8.49%) Automation Tester
4 9 (8.49%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Tester
5 8 (7.55%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Product Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.66%) Scrum Master
7 5 (4.72%) Azure Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (4.72%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (3.77%) Agile Coach
8 4 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) RESTful
2 15 (14.15%) CSS
2 15 (14.15%) HTML
3 13 (12.26%) CSS3
3 13 (12.26%) HTML5
4 11 (10.38%) Web Services
5 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.49%) Gherkin
6 8 (7.55%) Spring
7 7 (6.60%) jQuery
7 7 (6.60%) REST
8 6 (5.66%) Ajax
9 5 (4.72%) Django
9 5 (4.72%) Guice
9 5 (4.72%) JSON
9 5 (4.72%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (4.72%) Play Framework
9 5 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.72%) Spring MVC
10 4 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.60%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Replication
5 3 (2.83%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) RIA
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.89%) Online Games
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) CoreOS
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) CentOS
3 2 (1.89%) VMS
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.57%) Scrum
3 27 (25.47%) User Stories
4 25 (23.58%) Kanban
5 17 (16.04%) BDD
6 16 (15.09%) Coaching
7 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.26%) Project Management
9 12 (11.32%) DevOps
10 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing
10 11 (10.38%) ITIL
10 11 (10.38%) Open Source
10 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.49%) API Testing
12 9 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.49%) TDD
12 9 (8.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) Java
2 15 (14.15%) Scala
3 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.43%) Python
5 9 (8.49%) Groovy
6 7 (6.60%) C#
6 7 (6.60%) PHP
7 6 (5.66%) Ruby
8 4 (3.77%) SQL
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) HNC
5 1 (0.94%) APMP
5 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.66%) Docker
4 4 (3.77%) HDFS
4 4 (3.77%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) NFS
6 1 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.72%) Ansible
2 5 (4.72%) Nagios
3 4 (3.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.77%) Puppet
3 4 (3.77%) Salt
3 4 (3.77%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.89%) Graphite
4 2 (1.89%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) Grafana
5 1 (0.94%) Graylog
5 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.94%) Icinga
5 1 (0.94%) Opsview
5 1 (0.94%) StatsD
5 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) VMware
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.49%) Google
4 7 (6.60%) Dell
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle
5 6 (5.66%) Splunk
6 5 (4.72%) New Relic
7 4 (3.77%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.77%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.83%) Adobe
9 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.94%) F5
10 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
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