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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 124 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.082% 0.27% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£450 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
1895 1684 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.70% 74.38% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 990 761
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 64
Average hourly rate £15.79 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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England

Performance Improvement
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) BPMN
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) BPMN
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner