Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 94 73
Rank change year-on-year +27 -21 +37
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 66 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.06% 2.12% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.41% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 44
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +16.15%
10th Percentile £331 £295 £306
90th Percentile £661 £530 £505
West Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 - -

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1894 2618 2524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 87.69% 88.21% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1845 1787
Leeds median daily rate £400 £410 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +16.81% +6.36%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £243
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 41
Leeds median hourly rate £15.86 £12.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.07% -21.94% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £39.50 £19.71 £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £14.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.07% -16.27% +8.75%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Scrum
3 23 (34.85%) Finance
4 11 (16.67%) JIRA
4 11 (16.67%) QA
4 11 (16.67%) User Stories
5 10 (15.15%) Front End Development
5 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 10 (15.15%) MVC
5 10 (15.15%) C#
6 9 (13.64%) Project Management
6 9 (13.64%) Ajax
6 9 (13.64%) Scala
6 9 (13.64%) jQuery
6 9 (13.64%) User Experience
6 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 8 (12.12%) Coaching
7 8 (12.12%) RESTful
7 8 (12.12%) Open Source
7 8 (12.12%) HTML5
7 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
7 8 (12.12%) CSS3
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.12%) HTML
7 8 (12.12%) SQL
7 8 (12.12%) CSS
8 7 (10.61%) Subversion
8 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
8 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (9.09%) CMS
1 6 (9.09%) Confluence
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.03%) nginx
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) IaaS
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.06%) PaaS
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) HBase
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) JIRA
2 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.61%) Subversion
4 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.06%) JUnit
5 4 (6.06%) Selenium
6 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.03%) Grunt
7 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Scrum Master
5 5 (7.58%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Azure Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Business Architect
6 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Ajax
1 9 (13.64%) jQuery
2 8 (12.12%) CSS
2 8 (12.12%) CSS3
2 8 (12.12%) HTML
2 8 (12.12%) HTML5
2 8 (12.12%) RESTful
3 6 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (7.58%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.06%) JSON
5 4 (6.06%) REST
5 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.06%) PKI
5 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) CentOS
2 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Scrum
3 11 (16.67%) User Stories
4 10 (15.15%) Front End Development
4 10 (15.15%) MVC
4 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.64%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) Coaching
6 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.12%) Open Source
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.61%) Web Design
8 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Microservices
9 5 (7.58%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) C#
2 9 (13.64%) Scala
3 8 (12.12%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.58%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Groovy
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 3 (4.55%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) R
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (9.09%) PMO
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.03%) Icinga
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.03%) Nagios
1 2 (3.03%) Packer
1 2 (3.03%) Prometheus
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) Rancher
1 2 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) VMware
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.06%) Dell
3 4 (6.06%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Avaya
5 1 (1.52%) Genesys
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.52%) Verint
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