The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 97 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% -27.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.08% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-64.70% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1726 1524 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.01% 72.12% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 830 981
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 55
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.25 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +117.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Improvement
England

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 28 July 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 +12 12 £300 -17.80% 1
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Star Schema
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) XHTML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (6.25%) MS Project
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) SLA
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (6.25%) NHS
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) QA
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) XHTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle