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 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 105 104
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 38 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.91% 1.44% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.67% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 33
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 £354 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £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 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.56%  

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 1680 2396 2467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.42% 86.53% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1666 1725
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £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 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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
West Yorkshire +21 35 £431 -4.16% 19
South Yorkshire +3 2 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

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

1 59 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) Scrum
3 25 (27.78%) Finance
4 17 (18.89%) User Stories
5 16 (17.78%) Test Automation
6 15 (16.67%) Kanban
7 14 (15.56%) Project Management
7 14 (15.56%) HTML
7 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
7 14 (15.56%) User Experience
8 13 (14.44%) Java
8 13 (14.44%) CSS
8 13 (14.44%) JIRA
8 13 (14.44%) QA
9 12 (13.33%) TDD
9 12 (13.33%) Coaching
10 11 (12.22%) CSS3
10 11 (12.22%) MVC
10 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
10 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
10 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.22%) Scala
10 11 (12.22%) HTML5
11 10 (11.11%) Open Source
11 10 (11.11%) RESTful
11 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.11%) Banking
11 10 (11.11%) Front End Development
12 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.00%) Service Design

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring 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 8 (8.89%) Confluence
2 5 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) Liferay
4 1 (1.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) GitHub
2 4 (4.44%) IaaS
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.11%) Loggly
5 1 (1.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) HBase
6 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) Redis
6 1 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.44%) JIRA
3 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.89%) Selenium
4 8 (8.89%) Subversion
5 6 (6.67%) JUnit
6 5 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.33%) Grunt
8 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.22%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.22%) NUnit
9 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.11%) Hudson
10 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.11%) Maven
10 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Scrum Master
6 6 (6.67%) Product Manager
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Business Architect
8 4 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Agile Scrum Master
9 3 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) HTML
2 13 (14.44%) CSS
3 11 (12.22%) CSS3
3 11 (12.22%) HTML5
4 10 (11.11%) RESTful
5 9 (10.00%) jQuery
6 8 (8.89%) Ajax
6 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.89%) Web Services
7 7 (7.78%) Spring
8 6 (6.67%) .NET
8 6 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.67%) REST
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (5.56%) Spring MVC
10 4 (4.44%) Django
10 4 (4.44%) Guice
10 4 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) User Experience
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) RIA
4 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) PKI
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Online Games
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) CentOS
3 1 (1.11%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) Scrum
3 17 (18.89%) User Stories
4 16 (17.78%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.67%) Kanban
6 14 (15.56%) Project Management
7 12 (13.33%) Coaching
7 12 (13.33%) TDD
8 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.22%) MVC
9 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 10 (11.11%) Open Source
10 9 (10.00%) BDD
10 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (10.00%) Service Design
11 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) Java
2 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.22%) Scala
3 9 (10.00%) C#
4 8 (8.89%) SQL
5 6 (6.67%) Groovy
6 5 (5.56%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) Ruby
7 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) PHP
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.11%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (1.11%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) PMO
3 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) HDFS
4 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.22%) Nagios
2 2 (2.22%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Icinga
3 1 (1.11%) Packer
3 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.11%) Rancher
3 1 (1.11%) Salt
3 1 (1.11%) Terraform
3 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) VMware
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) Google
4 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) ATG
7 1 (1.11%) Avaya
7 1 (1.11%) Genesys
7 1 (1.11%) New Relic
7 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) Verint
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