The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 107 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 12 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.090% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.12% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £355 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +142.85%
Performance 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
1819 1676 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.45% 75.43% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 927 1089
Average daily rate £350 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 70 59
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +77.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Yorkshire region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Yorkshire region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance 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 Performance Improvement within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 12 £300 - 1
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) XML
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Star Schema
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) XHTML
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.67%) NHS
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) XHTML
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA