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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 61 90 59
Rank change year-on-year +29 -31  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 34 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.54% 1.03% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.25% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 32
Median daily rate £375 £296 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% -23.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £133 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £396 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1136 1602 1556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.71% 82.83% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1121 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +21 31 £375 +26.58% 15
Bradford - 4 - - 6
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) User Stories
4 16 (23.19%) HTML
4 16 (23.19%) CSS
4 16 (23.19%) Finance
5 15 (21.74%) HTML5
5 15 (21.74%) CSS3
6 14 (20.29%) BDD
6 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
6 14 (20.29%) TDD
6 14 (20.29%) Java
6 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.29%) Coaching
7 13 (18.84%) User Experience
8 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.39%) jQuery
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.39%) Kanban
8 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 12 (17.39%) RESTful
9 11 (15.94%) Scala
9 11 (15.94%) Linux
9 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.49%) MVC
10 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.04%) Python
11 9 (13.04%) C#
11 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
11 9 (13.04%) QA

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) Confluence
2 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.80%) IaaS
2 4 (5.80%) Loggly
2 4 (5.80%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
1 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.80%) HBase
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.80%) Redis
2 4 (5.80%) Riak
3 3 (4.35%) Big Data
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) Selenium
4 7 (10.14%) Grunt
4 7 (10.14%) Subversion
5 6 (8.70%) JUnit
6 5 (7.25%) JIRA
6 5 (7.25%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.80%) Maven
7 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.90%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.90%) NUnit
9 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.45%) Hudson
10 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) CSS
1 16 (23.19%) HTML
2 15 (21.74%) CSS3
2 15 (21.74%) HTML5
3 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 12 (17.39%) jQuery
3 12 (17.39%) RESTful
4 7 (10.14%) Ajax
4 7 (10.14%) Web Services
5 6 (8.70%) .NET
5 6 (8.70%) Gherkin
5 6 (8.70%) REST
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (7.25%) Sass
6 5 (7.25%) Spring
7 4 (5.80%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (5.80%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (5.80%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Replication
4 3 (4.35%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.45%) Tandem
6 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) CoreOS
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) User Stories
4 14 (20.29%) BDD
4 14 (20.29%) Coaching
4 14 (20.29%) TDD
5 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.39%) Kanban
6 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
7 10 (14.49%) MVC
8 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Front End Development
8 9 (13.04%) Open Source
9 8 (11.59%) DevOps
9 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Web Design
10 7 (10.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
1 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.94%) Scala
3 9 (13.04%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) Python
4 6 (8.70%) Groovy
4 6 (8.70%) PHP
5 5 (7.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) SQL
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) HNC
3 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PMO
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) HDFS
2 4 (5.80%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.80%) Ansible
2 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.80%) Nagios
2 4 (5.80%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Salt
2 4 (5.80%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) Graphite
4 1 (1.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Google
2 6 (8.70%) Splunk
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) New Relic
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Rackspace
3 4 (5.80%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.45%) Avaya
6 1 (1.45%) Genesys
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Verint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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