Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 February 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 80 130
Rank change year-on-year -11 +50 -25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 75 77 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.31% 2.58% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.05% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 37 27
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +12.33% -2.67%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £230
90th Percentile £488 £550 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £381
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.20% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,774 2,524 3,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.33% 84.44% 84.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,878 1,643 2,368
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year - +1.52% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 62 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.40 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.52 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +31.28% -0.90% -4.61%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in West Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Leeds -11 60 £425 +1.49% 40
Bradford +8 10 £325 -23.53% 4
Halifax +4 2 - -
Pudsey - 2 £425 -
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 56 (74.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (21.33%) Kanban
5 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (20.00%) Finance
7 14 (18.67%) TDD
8 12 (16.00%) C#
8 12 (16.00%) Oracle
8 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (16.00%) Degree
9 11 (14.67%) .NET
9 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
10 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
10 10 (13.33%) QA
10 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (12.00%) Microservices
11 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (12.00%) SOA
11 9 (12.00%) User Experience
12 8 (10.67%) Front End Development
12 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 8 (10.67%) OOP
12 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.67%) MVC
12 8 (10.67%) Sitecore
13 7 (9.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (9.33%) Apache Solr

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 7 (9.33%) Apache Solr
1 7 (9.33%) CMS
1 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (9.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) Mule
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Slack
1 3 (4.00%) Trello
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) AMQP
1 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) SAN
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.00%) Big Data
6 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.67%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.33%) HBase
8 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.33%) Redis
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
1 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Babel
3 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (8.00%) User Researcher
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.33%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Scrum Master
6 4 (5.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.33%) Ajax
3 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (9.33%) jQuery
3 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (8.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 5 (6.67%) Kafka
6 4 (5.33%) REST
6 4 (5.33%) XML
7 3 (4.00%) HTML
7 3 (4.00%) iOS SDK
7 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) CSS
8 2 (2.67%) Velocity
9 1 (1.33%) CSS3
9 1 (1.33%) HTML5
9 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Blog
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Unix
2 5 (6.67%) Android
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.33%) CentOS
4 3 (4.00%) AIX
4 3 (4.00%) HPUX
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Scrum
3 16 (21.33%) Kanban
3 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.67%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.00%) Microservices
7 9 (12.00%) SOA
8 8 (10.67%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.67%) MVC
8 8 (10.67%) OOP
8 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 7 (9.33%) SOLID
9 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.00%) Analytics
10 6 (8.00%) Coaching
10 6 (8.00%) Market Research
10 6 (8.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) C#
3 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.00%) Java
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.33%) Python
6 4 (5.33%) Scala
7 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) APMG
3 1 (1.33%) APMP
3 1 (1.33%) CISMP
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
1 1 (1.33%) Varnish
1 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Icinga
1 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.33%) Nagios
1 1 (1.33%) Packer
1 1 (1.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) Rancher
1 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.00%) Cadence
3 3 (4.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) Informatica
4 2 (2.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.33%) F5
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) VMware