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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 105 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.44% 1.59% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.92% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 11
Median daily rate £438 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £313 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.36%
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
2370 2446 1839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.47% 82.64% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1715 1215
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 56
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.39 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +3 35 £450 +12.50% 31
South Yorkshire +1 5 £418 -0.59% 2
North Yorkshire +1 1 £380 -10.58%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Scrum
3 15 (22.39%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) Kanban
5 12 (17.91%) HTML5
5 12 (17.91%) HTML
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) Linux
5 12 (17.91%) Spring
6 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.42%) BDD
6 11 (16.42%) CSS3
7 10 (14.93%) Degree
7 10 (14.93%) JIRA
7 10 (14.93%) Project Management
7 10 (14.93%) DevOps
8 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.43%) User Experience
8 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL
8 9 (13.43%) TDD
8 9 (13.43%) Open Source
9 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
9 8 (11.94%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.45%) Line Management
10 7 (10.45%) User Stories
10 7 (10.45%) Confluence

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 7 (10.45%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Moodle
2 2 (2.99%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.49%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Exchequer
1 2 (2.99%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.48%) Redis
1 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) JIRA
2 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.46%) Selenium
5 4 (5.97%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Subversion
7 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.99%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.49%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.49%) Concordion
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.49%) Gitweb
8 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.49%) JBehave
8 1 (1.49%) Mocha
8 1 (1.49%) Mockito
8 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.49%) Protractor
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) iGaming
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Java Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Java Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (4.48%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Process Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) SAP Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) CSS
1 12 (17.91%) HTML
1 12 (17.91%) HTML5
1 12 (17.91%) Spring
2 11 (16.42%) CSS3
3 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.45%) J2EE
4 7 (10.45%) JSP
5 5 (7.46%) Ajax
6 4 (5.97%) jQuery
6 4 (5.97%) JSON
6 4 (5.97%) REST
6 4 (5.97%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
7 3 (4.48%) Django
7 3 (4.48%) Guice
7 3 (4.48%) Node.js
7 3 (4.48%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) User Experience
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.99%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Scrum
3 13 (19.40%) Kanban
4 11 (16.42%) BDD
5 10 (14.93%) DevOps
5 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
6 9 (13.43%) Open Source
6 9 (13.43%) TDD
7 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 8 (11.94%) Software Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Line Management
8 7 (10.45%) MVC
8 7 (10.45%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.45%) User Stories
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) Scala
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) ABAP
7 1 (1.49%) Groovy
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) NFS
2 1 (1.49%) Squid
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Graphite
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Grafana
3 1 (1.49%) Graylog
3 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Icinga
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) Opsview
3 1 (1.49%) QRadar
3 1 (1.49%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.49%) StatsD
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
1 6 (8.96%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Brocade
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) F5
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.49%) New Relic
5 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.49%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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