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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / Yorkshire
Rank 72 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.20% 1.29% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.58% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 19
Median daily rate £410 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £534 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.42% -19.77%

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
1808 2285 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.01% 81.84% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1480 1382
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 £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +20 35 £410 +11.56% 10
South Yorkshire +1 11 £463 -7.50% 2
North Yorkshire +7 3 £357 - 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 (57.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.00%) Scrum
3 33 (30.00%) Finance
4 30 (27.27%) User Experience
5 28 (25.45%) User Stories
6 24 (21.82%) CSS
7 22 (20.00%) HTML
7 22 (20.00%) Java
8 20 (18.18%) Kanban
9 19 (17.27%) RESTful
9 19 (17.27%) HTML5
9 19 (17.27%) CSS3
10 18 (16.36%) Linux
10 18 (16.36%) Open Source
11 16 (14.55%) Scala
11 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
12 15 (13.64%) BDD
12 15 (13.64%) Web Development
13 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
13 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
13 14 (12.73%) Python
13 14 (12.73%) REST
13 14 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (12.73%) Mentoring
13 14 (12.73%) Front End Development
14 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
14 13 (11.82%) Web Design
14 13 (11.82%) HTTP
14 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (10.00%) Confluence
2 6 (5.45%) Apache
3 5 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.64%) CMS
4 4 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.73%) WordPress
6 2 (1.82%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) IaaS
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.27%) SaaS
3 7 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (6.36%) PaaS
4 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.64%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) GitHub
7 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) HTTP
2 12 (10.91%) DNS
3 5 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (2.73%) LDAP
5 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.91%) Firewall
5 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.36%) MySQL
3 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.55%) Redis
5 4 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.64%) HBase
5 4 (3.64%) QlikView
5 4 (3.64%) Riak
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.82%) Big Data
8 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.00%) JIRA
3 11 (10.00%) JUnit
4 9 (8.18%) Selenium
4 9 (8.18%) Subversion
5 8 (7.27%) Grunt
6 6 (5.45%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.64%) Maven
8 4 (3.64%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.73%) gulp
10 2 (1.82%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.82%) NUnit
10 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.91%) Gitweb
11 1 (0.91%) Hudson
11 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Agile Business Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (7.27%) Architect
4 8 (7.27%) Automation Tester
4 8 (7.27%) Tester
5 7 (6.36%) Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.64%) Azure Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Digital Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) CSS
2 22 (20.00%) HTML
3 19 (17.27%) CSS3
3 19 (17.27%) HTML5
3 19 (17.27%) RESTful
4 14 (12.73%) REST
5 13 (11.82%) Ajax
6 12 (10.91%) Web Services
7 10 (9.09%) Spring
8 9 (8.18%) Django
8 9 (8.18%) Guice
8 9 (8.18%) jQuery
8 9 (8.18%) JSON
8 9 (8.18%) Play Framework
8 9 (8.18%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (8.18%) Spring MVC
9 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.36%) Gherkin
10 7 (6.36%) LAMP
11 5 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) User Experience
2 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) Replication
6 3 (2.73%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) PKI
6 3 (2.73%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.82%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.82%) NHS
7 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.91%) Online Games
8 1 (0.91%) RIA
8 1 (0.91%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.73%) Unix
5 2 (1.82%) CentOS
5 2 (1.82%) VMS
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (57.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.00%) Scrum
3 28 (25.45%) User Stories
4 20 (18.18%) Kanban
5 18 (16.36%) Open Source
6 15 (13.64%) BDD
6 15 (13.64%) Web Development
7 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Front End Development
7 14 (12.73%) Mentoring
7 14 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.82%) Web Design
9 12 (10.91%) Line Management
9 12 (10.91%) MVC
10 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.09%) ITIL
11 10 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) Java
2 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.55%) Scala
3 14 (12.73%) Python
4 13 (11.82%) Ruby
5 12 (10.91%) C#
5 12 (10.91%) PHP
6 7 (6.36%) Groovy
7 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.73%) C++
7 3 (2.73%) SQL
8 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.73%) CCNP
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.73%) RHCE
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) HNC
6 1 (0.91%) APMP
6 1 (0.91%) CCA
6 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) HL7
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.64%) Docker
3 4 (3.64%) HDFS
3 4 (3.64%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.91%) NFS
5 1 (0.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Ansible
1 5 (4.55%) Nagios
1 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.64%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) Salt
2 4 (3.64%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.82%) Graphite
4 1 (0.91%) Grafana
4 1 (0.91%) Graylog
4 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.91%) Icinga
4 1 (0.91%) Opsview
4 1 (0.91%) StatsD
4 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Google
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) VMware
3 7 (6.36%) Dell
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle
4 6 (5.45%) Splunk
5 5 (4.55%) New Relic
6 4 (3.64%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.64%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.64%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.73%) Adobe
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.91%) F5
9 1 (0.91%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.91%) SAP