Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 87 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +60
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 78 71 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.25% 2.33% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.69% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 72 54
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +9.46%
10th Percentile £354 £154 £311
90th Percentile £554 £488 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £25.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.45% +64.52% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £24.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £19.85 £26.25 £15.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £25.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -27.45% +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 3,026 2,641 2,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.36% 86.53% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,064 1,821 1,943
West Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +1.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 69 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.81% +10.34% -4.92%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.96 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.00 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +8.81% +9.85% +0.45%

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 December 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 December 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 +5 61 £425 - 20
Wakefield +5 7 £525 +250.00% 4
Halifax -2 3 £505 +83.45% 3
Huddersfield -10 2 £425 - 3
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.49%) Scrum
4 19 (24.36%) C#
5 16 (20.51%) .NET
5 16 (20.51%) Finance
5 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
6 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.95%) SQL
7 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (16.67%) Microservices
8 13 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.67%) Linux
8 13 (16.67%) MVC
9 12 (15.38%) TDD
9 12 (15.38%) User Experience
9 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.10%) jQuery
10 11 (14.10%) Node.js
10 11 (14.10%) OOP
10 11 (14.10%) SOLID
10 11 (14.10%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
11 10 (12.82%) SOA
11 10 (12.82%) CMS

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 (12.82%) CMS
2 9 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) SMS
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) IPsec
3 1 (1.28%) MPLS
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) gulp
2 9 (11.54%) webpack
3 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.85%) JMeter
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) Gatling
7 1 (1.28%) Grunt
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Tester
3 9 (11.54%) Automation Tester
3 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.41%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (6.41%) User Researcher
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Integration Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (14.10%) jQuery
3 11 (14.10%) Node.js
4 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (12.82%) React
5 9 (11.54%) Vue.js
6 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) HTML
6 4 (5.13%) REST
6 4 (5.13%) XML
7 3 (3.85%) RAML
8 2 (2.56%) CSS3
8 2 (2.56%) HTML5
8 2 (2.56%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (2.56%) Velocity
9 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) User Experience
2 11 (14.10%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Blog
6 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Scrum
3 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (16.67%) Microservices
6 13 (16.67%) MVC
6 13 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 12 (15.38%) TDD
8 11 (14.10%) OOP
8 11 (14.10%) SOLID
9 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.82%) SOA
10 8 (10.26%) Coaching
10 8 (10.26%) Project Management
10 8 (10.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.36%) C#
3 14 (17.95%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.28%) CBAP
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.28%) GCED
3 1 (1.28%) GCIA
3 1 (1.28%) GIAC
3 1 (1.28%) GSEC
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PMP
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) GDPR
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (1.28%) Nessus
1 1 (1.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Sitecore
2 5 (6.41%) Cloudera
2 5 (6.41%) Hortonworks
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco
3 1 (1.28%) McAfee
3 1 (1.28%) Qualys
3 1 (1.28%) Remedy
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) Splunk
3 1 (1.28%) VMware