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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.44% 1.85% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.12% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 27
Median daily rate £431 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £361 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year - +8.91%  

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 1242 1795 1801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.49% 87.48% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 1234 1288
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 30
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.99 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +17 30 £438 +6.06% 14
Bradford +7 2 £700 +70.73% 2
Halifax +9 1 £363 -21.02% 1
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Finance
3 21 (30.43%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.29%) User Stories
5 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 12 (17.39%) QA
5 12 (17.39%) Project Management
6 11 (15.94%) JIRA
7 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.49%) HTML5
7 10 (14.49%) CSS3
7 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
7 10 (14.49%) HTML
7 10 (14.49%) CSS
7 10 (14.49%) MVC
7 10 (14.49%) TDD
7 10 (14.49%) Front End Development
8 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 9 (13.04%) C#
8 9 (13.04%) jQuery
8 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
8 9 (13.04%) Scala
8 9 (13.04%) Open Source
9 8 (11.59%) RESTful
9 8 (11.59%) Java
9 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.59%) Linux
9 8 (11.59%) Ajax
9 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (8.70%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) CMS
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
1 4 (5.80%) IaaS
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) Loggly
3 1 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) HBase
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.94%) JIRA
3 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) Subversion
5 6 (8.70%) JUnit
5 6 (8.70%) Selenium
6 4 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (4.35%) Grunt
7 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.90%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.90%) NUnit
8 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.45%) Hudson
9 1 (1.45%) Maven
9 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.25%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Business Architect
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) CSS
1 10 (14.49%) CSS3
1 10 (14.49%) HTML
1 10 (14.49%) HTML5
2 9 (13.04%) jQuery
3 8 (11.59%) Ajax
3 8 (11.59%) RESTful
4 7 (10.14%) Web Services
5 6 (8.70%) .NET
5 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
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%) Spring
7 4 (5.80%) Django
7 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
7 4 (5.80%) JSON
7 4 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.59%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.35%) PKI
2 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.90%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) Scrum
3 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
3 14 (20.29%) User Stories
4 12 (17.39%) Project Management
5 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.49%) Front End Development
5 10 (14.49%) MVC
5 10 (14.49%) TDD
6 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 9 (13.04%) Open Source
7 8 (11.59%) Coaching
7 8 (11.59%) DevOps
7 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.14%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) Web Design
9 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) C#
1 9 (13.04%) Scala
2 8 (11.59%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) Groovy
5 4 (5.80%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
1 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) PMO
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) HDFS
4 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) Nagios
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) Icinga
3 1 (1.45%) Packer
3 1 (1.45%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.45%) Rancher
3 1 (1.45%) Salt
3 1 (1.45%) Terraform
3 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) VMware
2 5 (7.25%) Google
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) Avaya
6 1 (1.45%) Genesys
6 1 (1.45%) New Relic
6 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.45%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Verint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago