Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 79 129
Rank change year-on-year -8 +50 -13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 73 105 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.39% 2.92% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.38% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £165 £308 £306
90th Percentile £519 £550 £507
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.52% - -
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 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 2588 3108 3727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.74% 86.29% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2039 2565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 108
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.50 £40.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Leeds -13 64 £425 +6.25% 14
Wakefield -1 4 £150 - 1
Bradford +14 3 £700 +67.66% 4
Huddersfield - 2 - - 1
Halifax +14 1 £275 -22.75%
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £200 -
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 40 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Scrum
3 21 (28.77%) Finance
4 18 (24.66%) NoSQL
5 17 (23.29%) SQL
6 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (15.07%) C#
7 11 (15.07%) MVC
7 11 (15.07%) User Experience
7 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
8 10 (13.70%) Front End Development
8 10 (13.70%) Microservices
8 10 (13.70%) Sitecore
8 10 (13.70%) TDD
8 10 (13.70%) Ajax
8 10 (13.70%) .NET
8 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
8 10 (13.70%) OOP
8 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
8 10 (13.70%) SOA
8 10 (13.70%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (12.33%) SOLID
9 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
9 9 (12.33%) CMS
9 9 (12.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (12.33%) jQuery
9 9 (12.33%) Apache Solr
9 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring

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 9 (12.33%) Apache Solr
1 9 (12.33%) CMS
1 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (12.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.48%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) nginx
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.74%) SAS
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) IaaS
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.48%) PaaS
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Slack
2 3 (4.11%) Trello
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) SMS
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.11%) Big Data
6 2 (2.74%) HBase
6 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) JUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Data Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Scrum Master
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Data Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Business Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Azure Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.11%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
1 10 (13.70%) Ajax
1 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
2 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (12.33%) jQuery
2 9 (12.33%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (10.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 4 (5.48%) SAML
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) RESTful
5 2 (2.74%) Velocity
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) Django
6 1 (1.37%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) Kafka
6 1 (1.37%) RxJava
6 1 (1.37%) Spring
6 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) User Experience
3 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.48%) PKI
5 3 (4.11%) Blog
5 3 (4.11%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) FMCG
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) SCADA
7 1 (1.37%) Chromecast
7 1 (1.37%) IPTV
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Unix
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) CentOS
3 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Scrum
3 11 (15.07%) MVC
4 10 (13.70%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.70%) Front End Development
4 10 (13.70%) Microservices
4 10 (13.70%) OOP
4 10 (13.70%) SOA
4 10 (13.70%) TDD
5 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.33%) SOLID
6 8 (10.96%) Kanban
7 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Data Engineering
7 7 (9.59%) Data Management
7 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.59%) ETL
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) C#
3 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) R
7 2 (2.74%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.37%) APMG
3 1 (1.37%) APMP
3 1 (1.37%) CBAP
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) NEBOSH
3 2 (2.74%) PMO
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Icinga
1 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.11%) Nagios
1 3 (4.11%) Packer
1 3 (4.11%) Prometheus
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
1 3 (4.11%) Rancher
1 3 (4.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Sitecore
2 7 (9.59%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) Informatica
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.48%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Siemens
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Sun