Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 November 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 63 66
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 22 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.63% 1.82% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.26% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £421 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% -13.14% +177.14%
10th Percentile £413 £274 £170
90th Percentile £538 £495 £516
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +64.52% - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 695 975 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.23% 80.51% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 663 577
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +24 20 £425 - 8
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
2 9 (40.91%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (36.36%) Blog
3 8 (36.36%) Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Market Research
4 7 (31.82%) Usability Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Psychology
4 7 (31.82%) Web Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) Web Design
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
5 6 (27.27%) Data Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) User Experience
5 6 (27.27%) Data Reconciliation
5 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (27.27%) Data Management
5 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Unix
5 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
5 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (27.27%) Informatica
5 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) QA
5 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Data Architecture

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.09%) HBase
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Online Betting
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) User Researcher
2 6 (27.27%) Data Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Digital User Researcher
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Data Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior User Researcher
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Blog
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Collaborative Working
2 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
3 8 (36.36%) Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Market Research
4 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
4 7 (31.82%) Psychology
4 7 (31.82%) Usability Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Web Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Web Design
5 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Data Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Data Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Data Management
5 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) Data Reconciliation
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
6 5 (22.73%) Coaching
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) R
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CSIRT
1 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Informatica
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat