Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 101 149
Rank change year-on-year +18 +48 -35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 128 88 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.63% 2.08% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.47% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 48 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £283
90th Percentile £542 £532 £543
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -13.79%

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 4,195 3,562 4,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.21% 84.31% 84.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,776 2,287 3,246
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £263 £274
90th Percentile £538 £556 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 85 114
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.63 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.83% -14.29% -5.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.60 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.55 £33.54 £39.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +9 98 £400 +2.89% 37
South Yorkshire -7 21 £494 +9.78% 13
North Yorkshire -2 3 £356 +9.62% 7
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Humberside - 1 £220 -
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 80 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.34%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (24.22%) Finance
5 30 (23.44%) Test Automation
6 28 (21.88%) Scrum
7 26 (20.31%) Analytics
8 25 (19.53%) Degree
9 24 (18.75%) SQL
10 22 (17.19%) Oracle
11 19 (14.84%) Decision-Making
12 18 (14.06%) Psychology
12 18 (14.06%) Market Research
13 17 (13.28%) Usability Testing
13 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
14 15 (11.72%) TDD
15 13 (10.16%) Strategic Thinking
16 12 (9.38%) Coaching
16 12 (9.38%) C#
16 12 (9.38%) Java
16 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
16 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (9.38%) Blog
16 12 (9.38%) Kanban
16 12 (9.38%) QA
17 11 (8.59%) Test Scripting
17 11 (8.59%) Kafka
17 11 (8.59%) SOA
17 11 (8.59%) User Stories
17 11 (8.59%) Prototyping

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 6 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.13%) CMS
2 4 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.34%) Confluence
4 2 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.56%) Mule
4 2 (1.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.56%) IaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTP
1 5 (3.91%) SMS
2 1 (0.78%) AMQP
2 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) MySQL
2 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.69%) Redis
3 5 (3.91%) Big Data
3 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.78%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Semantic Layer
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Selenium
2 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.13%) webpack
4 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.34%) gulp
4 3 (2.34%) JIRA
5 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.56%) JUnit
5 2 (1.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) Babel
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Games
3 3 (2.34%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (16.41%) Analyst
2 20 (15.63%) User Researcher
3 14 (10.94%) Developer
4 8 (6.25%) Architect
4 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.25%) Tester
5 7 (5.47%) Automation Tester
5 7 (5.47%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.47%) Product Manager
6 6 (4.69%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (4.69%) Digital Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 6 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.91%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.91%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (3.91%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.91%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.59%) Kafka
2 9 (7.03%) Node.js
3 7 (5.47%) .NET
3 7 (5.47%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (5.47%) RESTful
4 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.91%) HTML
4 5 (3.91%) React
4 5 (3.91%) REST
4 5 (3.91%) XML
5 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.13%) jQuery
5 4 (3.13%) SOAP
6 3 (2.34%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.34%) CSS
6 3 (2.34%) iOS SDK
6 3 (2.34%) Spring
6 3 (2.34%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.38%) Blog
3 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.47%) User Experience
5 6 (4.69%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.91%) Online Games
7 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.34%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.56%) NHS
10 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.78%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.03%) Linux
2 8 (6.25%) Unix
2 8 (6.25%) Windows
3 7 (5.47%) Android
3 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.69%) AIX
4 6 (4.69%) CentOS
4 6 (4.69%) HPUX
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (23.44%) Test Automation
4 28 (21.88%) Scrum
5 26 (20.31%) Analytics
6 19 (14.84%) Decision-Making
7 18 (14.06%) Market Research
7 18 (14.06%) Psychology
8 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
8 17 (13.28%) Usability Testing
9 15 (11.72%) TDD
10 13 (10.16%) Strategic Thinking
11 12 (9.38%) Coaching
11 12 (9.38%) Kanban
11 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.59%) Prototyping
12 11 (8.59%) SOA
12 11 (8.59%) Test Scripting
12 11 (8.59%) User Stories
13 10 (7.81%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) SQL
2 12 (9.38%) C#
2 12 (9.38%) Java
2 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.81%) Python
3 10 (7.81%) Ruby
4 7 (5.47%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.69%) PHP
6 5 (3.91%) Go
6 5 (3.91%) Scala
7 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) CISMP
2 5 (3.91%) CISSP
3 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) QA
2 8 (6.25%) SLA
3 7 (5.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.34%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (17.19%) Oracle
2 8 (6.25%) Cadence
3 6 (4.69%) HP
3 6 (4.69%) IBM
4 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.56%) Ariba
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) F5
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com