Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 78 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +31
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 90 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.57% 2.57% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.94% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 67
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £274 £150 £308
90th Percentile £486 £583 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.45% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year -27.45% - -

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 3,113 2,513 3,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.77% 87.32% 88.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,136 1,716 2,352
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £283
90th Percentile £550 £545 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 59 49
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +5.19% -0.70%
10th Percentile £11.13 £8.33 £10.19
90th Percentile £33.08 £27.71 £22.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.46 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.92% -2.07% +4.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 69 £425 - 17
Wakefield +3 6 £269 +79.17% 2
Bradford -10 5 £396 -43.39% 3
Halifax +2 2 £342 +7.29% 3
Huddersfield -13 2 £425 - 4
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) Scrum
3 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 19 (21.11%) Finance
4 19 (21.11%) SQL
5 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
6 17 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (17.78%) TDD
8 15 (16.67%) Node.js
9 14 (15.56%) C#
9 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (15.56%) Microservices
10 13 (14.44%) Analytics
10 13 (14.44%) T-SQL
10 13 (14.44%) Java
10 13 (14.44%) .NET
11 11 (12.22%) QA
11 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
12 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (11.11%) React
12 10 (11.11%) MVC
12 10 (11.11%) CMS
13 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (10.00%) OOP
13 9 (10.00%) SOA
13 9 (10.00%) Project Management
13 9 (10.00%) jQuery
13 9 (10.00%) Degree
13 9 (10.00%) BDD

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 10 (11.11%) CMS
2 8 (8.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.44%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) SMS
2 6 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.22%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) FTP
3 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.11%) IPsec
4 1 (1.11%) MPLS
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 5 (5.56%) Redis
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) gulp
2 8 (8.89%) webpack
3 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.56%) Selenium
5 4 (4.44%) JMeter
6 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.22%) Gatling
8 1 (1.11%) Ant
8 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.11%) Grunt
8 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.11%) JIRA
8 1 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.11%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.11%) Subversion
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) User Researcher
5 6 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) Node.js
2 13 (14.44%) .NET
3 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
4 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (11.11%) React
5 9 (10.00%) jQuery
5 9 (10.00%) Kafka
6 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.89%) Vue.js
7 6 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (5.56%) RESTful
9 2 (2.22%) CSS
9 2 (2.22%) HTML
9 2 (2.22%) REST
10 1 (1.11%) JDBC
10 1 (1.11%) Servlets
10 1 (1.11%) SOAP
10 1 (1.11%) Struts
10 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) User Experience
3 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.56%) Online Games
5 3 (3.33%) Blog
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) Scrum
3 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (17.78%) TDD
7 14 (15.56%) Microservices
8 13 (14.44%) Analytics
9 10 (11.11%) MVC
10 9 (10.00%) BDD
10 9 (10.00%) Decision-Making
10 9 (10.00%) OOP
10 9 (10.00%) Project Management
10 9 (10.00%) SOA
10 9 (10.00%) SOLID
11 8 (8.89%) Market Research
11 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.89%) Psychology
11 8 (8.89%) Strategic Thinking
11 8 (8.89%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.56%) C#
4 13 (14.44%) Java
4 13 (14.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.89%) Python
6 7 (7.78%) Ruby
7 5 (5.56%) Go
7 5 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) Scala
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) Groovy
9 1 (1.11%) Haskell
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CISSP
4 2 (2.22%) GCED
4 2 (2.22%) GCIA
4 2 (2.22%) GIAC
4 2 (2.22%) GSEC
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) GDPR
2 3 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.33%) Docker
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Terraform
2 2 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.11%) Grafana
3 1 (1.11%) Kibana
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Sitecore
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Cadence
4 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.22%) IBM
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Qualys
4 2 (2.22%) Snow
5 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
5 1 (1.11%) VMware