The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / Yorkshire
Rank 75 115 74
Rank change year-on-year +40 -41  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 52 27 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.41% 0.95% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.17% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 40
Median daily rate £375 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1781 2301 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 81.05% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1562 1395
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +23 35 £375 +26.58% 24
South Yorkshire +11 16 £463 -7.50% 4
North Yorkshire - 2 £348 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 72 (71.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.56%) Scrum
3 26 (25.74%) Kanban
3 26 (25.74%) User Stories
4 22 (21.78%) User Experience
5 21 (20.79%) Finance
6 18 (17.82%) Java
6 18 (17.82%) Coaching
7 17 (16.83%) HTML
8 16 (15.84%) CSS
8 16 (15.84%) BDD
8 16 (15.84%) Jenkins
9 15 (14.85%) CSS3
9 15 (14.85%) HTML5
10 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
10 14 (13.86%) TDD
10 14 (13.86%) RESTful
11 13 (12.87%) Scala
11 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.87%) Service Design
12 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
12 12 (11.88%) jQuery
12 12 (11.88%) Git (software)
12 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (11.88%) Project Management
13 11 (10.89%) Linux
13 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (9.90%) DevOps
14 10 (9.90%) VMware
14 10 (9.90%) MVC

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (6.93%) Confluence
2 5 (4.95%) Apache
3 4 (3.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.97%) CMS
4 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) IaaS
2 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.96%) GitHub
3 4 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.96%) Loggly
3 4 (3.96%) SaaS
3 4 (3.96%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) HTTP
1 8 (7.92%) Internet
2 7 (6.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
1 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.96%) HBase
2 4 (3.96%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.96%) Redis
2 4 (3.96%) Riak
3 3 (2.97%) Big Data
3 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.90%) Selenium
4 7 (6.93%) Grunt
4 7 (6.93%) JIRA
4 7 (6.93%) Subversion
5 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.94%) JUnit
6 5 (4.95%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.96%) Maven
7 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.98%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.98%) NUnit
10 1 (0.99%) Hudson
10 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Legal
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
4 2 (1.98%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Developer
2 15 (14.85%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Product Manager
4 10 (9.90%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.94%) Automation Tester
7 6 (5.94%) Tester
8 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) HTML
2 16 (15.84%) CSS
3 15 (14.85%) CSS3
3 15 (14.85%) HTML5
4 14 (13.86%) RESTful
5 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
5 12 (11.88%) jQuery
6 9 (8.91%) Web Services
7 8 (7.92%) Gherkin
8 7 (6.93%) Ajax
8 7 (6.93%) Spring
9 6 (5.94%) .NET
9 6 (5.94%) REST
10 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.95%) Sass
11 4 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (3.96%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (3.96%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) User Experience
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Replication
3 4 (3.96%) RIA
4 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) Online Games
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.99%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.99%) Tandem
6 1 (0.99%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) CoreOS
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) CentOS
3 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (71.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.56%) Scrum
3 26 (25.74%) Kanban
3 26 (25.74%) User Stories
4 18 (17.82%) Coaching
5 16 (15.84%) BDD
6 14 (13.86%) TDD
7 13 (12.87%) Service Design
7 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
8 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.88%) Project Management
9 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
10 10 (9.90%) DevOps
10 10 (9.90%) MVC
10 10 (9.90%) Open Source
10 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.91%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) Java
2 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.87%) Scala
4 9 (8.91%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Python
5 8 (7.92%) Groovy
6 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 6 (5.94%) SQL
7 5 (4.95%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.98%) VBA
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) APMP
4 1 (0.99%) HNC
4 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.99%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.94%) Docker
3 4 (3.96%) HDFS
3 4 (3.96%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.96%) Ansible
2 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.96%) Nagios
2 4 (3.96%) Puppet
2 4 (3.96%) Salt
2 4 (3.96%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.99%) Graphite
4 1 (0.99%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) VMware
2 8 (7.92%) Google
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Splunk
4 4 (3.96%) New Relic
4 4 (3.96%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.96%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.97%) Dell
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.98%) Adobe
7 1 (0.99%) Avaya
7 1 (0.99%) Genesys
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Verint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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