Period
to 18 November 2018

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 6 months to 18 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +43
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 108 98 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.21% 2.24% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.63% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 71
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £351 £273 £305
90th Percentile £544 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
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 £30.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,223 3,726 4,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.48% 85.32% 85.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,858 2,481 3,052
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £279 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 99 135
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.92 £9.81 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.00 £40.30
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
West Yorkshire +4 81 £425 - 52
South Yorkshire -11 13 £425 - 14
North Yorkshire +3 5 £406 -16.67% 5
East Yorkshire +2 1 - - 4
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Finance
3 29 (26.85%) Scrum
4 22 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 20 (18.52%) SQL
7 18 (16.67%) SOA
7 18 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 17 (15.74%) C#
9 16 (14.81%) .NET
9 16 (14.81%) TDD
9 16 (14.81%) Coaching
10 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (13.89%) Degree
11 14 (12.96%) QA
11 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
12 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
12 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (11.11%) Project Management
13 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 12 (11.11%) MVC
13 12 (11.11%) Analytics
13 12 (11.11%) Microservices
14 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (10.19%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (10.19%) Linux
14 11 (10.19%) Kanban
14 11 (10.19%) Node.js

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 10 (9.26%) CMS
2 8 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.70%) SAS
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.93%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) SMS
2 2 (1.85%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) FTP
2 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.85%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) IPsec
3 1 (0.93%) MPLS
3 1 (0.93%) Skype
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.85%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) gulp
2 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.41%) webpack
3 6 (5.56%) Selenium
4 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.70%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) JMeter
5 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.85%) Gatling
6 2 (1.85%) Grunt
7 1 (0.93%) Ant
7 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.93%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Banking
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.19%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Tester
6 9 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 9 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (7.41%) User Researcher
8 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Data Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior User Researcher
10 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) .NET
2 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
3 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (10.19%) jQuery
3 11 (10.19%) Node.js
4 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (8.33%) React
5 8 (7.41%) Vue.js
6 5 (4.63%) CSS
6 5 (4.63%) HTML
7 3 (2.78%) Kafka
8 2 (1.85%) CSS3
8 2 (1.85%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.85%) HTML5
8 2 (1.85%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (1.85%) Velocity
9 1 (0.93%) REST
9 1 (0.93%) RESTful
9 1 (0.93%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) User Experience
3 8 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.78%) Blog
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) Scrum
3 22 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.44%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 18 (16.67%) SOA
6 16 (14.81%) Coaching
6 16 (14.81%) TDD
7 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.11%) Analytics
9 12 (11.11%) Microservices
9 12 (11.11%) MVC
9 12 (11.11%) Project Management
10 11 (10.19%) Kanban
10 11 (10.19%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (9.26%) BDD
11 10 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.26%) ETL
11 10 (9.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
2 20 (18.52%) SQL
3 17 (15.74%) C#
4 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.26%) Java
6 3 (2.78%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.78%) VBA
7 2 (1.85%) Groovy
7 2 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Haskell
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) CISSP
4 2 (1.85%) GCED
4 2 (1.85%) GCIA
4 2 (1.85%) GIAC
4 2 (1.85%) GSEC
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) CBAP
5 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) GDPR
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (0.93%) Grafana
2 1 (0.93%) Kibana
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.78%) Hortonworks
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.85%) Google
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
4 2 (1.85%) Qualys
4 2 (1.85%) Snow
5 1 (0.93%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Cadence
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.93%) VMware