Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +56 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 104 131 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.35% 2.42% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.87% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 73 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £298 £305 £306
90th Percentile £538 £538 £520
England median daily rate £463 £450 £424
% change year-on-year +2.78% +6.13% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.52% - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 3694 4558 5182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.61% 84.05% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2965 3551
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 133 180
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £9.92 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.60 £34.08
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 73 £425 +6.25% 21
South Yorkshire +20 22 £425 +0.89% 6
North Yorkshire +10 4 £488 +28.29% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) Scrum
3 31 (29.81%) Finance
4 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 18 (17.31%) NoSQL
7 17 (16.35%) SQL
8 16 (15.38%) SOA
8 16 (15.38%) User Experience
9 14 (13.46%) Coaching
9 14 (13.46%) Kanban
10 12 (11.54%) Degree
10 12 (11.54%) Analytics
10 12 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (10.58%) SOLID
11 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
11 11 (10.58%) QA
11 11 (10.58%) Blog
12 10 (9.62%) Psychology
12 10 (9.62%) Usability Testing
12 10 (9.62%) Sitecore
12 10 (9.62%) Market Research
12 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
12 10 (9.62%) OOP
12 10 (9.62%) C#
12 10 (9.62%) .NET
12 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.62%) MVC
12 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.62%) Web 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 9 (8.65%) Apache Solr
1 9 (8.65%) CMS
1 9 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (8.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (7.69%) Confluence
3 3 (2.88%) nginx
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Slack
1 5 (4.81%) Trello
2 4 (3.85%) IaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) PaaS
2 4 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) SMS
3 1 (0.96%) ATM
3 1 (0.96%) DWDM
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Frame Relay
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.88%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.88%) Big Data
7 2 (1.92%) HBase
7 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
1 9 (8.65%) JIRA
2 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.88%) Selenium
3 3 (2.88%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.92%) JUnit
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Online Betting
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Architect
2 16 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) User Researcher
5 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.65%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Scrum Master
8 7 (6.73%) Data Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Digital User Researcher
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Data Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Business Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
1 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.65%) Ajax
2 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (8.65%) jQuery
2 9 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (7.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 6 (5.77%) RESTful
5 4 (3.85%) SAML
6 3 (2.88%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.92%) Spring
7 2 (1.92%) Velocity
7 2 (1.92%) Web Services
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.96%) JSON
8 1 (0.96%) Kafka
8 1 (0.96%) Node.js
8 1 (0.96%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.38%) User Experience
3 11 (10.58%) Blog
4 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.85%) NHS
5 4 (3.85%) PKI
6 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.92%) FMCG
7 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) SCADA
8 1 (0.96%) Chromecast
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) IPTV
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Unix
2 3 (2.88%) CentOS
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) Scrum
3 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 16 (15.38%) SOA
5 14 (13.46%) Coaching
5 14 (13.46%) Kanban
6 12 (11.54%) Analytics
6 12 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (10.58%) SOLID
8 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.62%) Market Research
8 10 (9.62%) Microservices
8 10 (9.62%) MVC
8 10 (9.62%) OOP
8 10 (9.62%) Prototyping
8 10 (9.62%) Psychology
8 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.62%) Usability Testing
8 10 (9.62%) Web Analytics
8 10 (9.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) C#
3 9 (8.65%) Java
3 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.85%) Scala
7 3 (2.88%) Groovy
7 3 (2.88%) Python
8 2 (1.92%) R
9 1 (0.96%) C
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.96%) APMG
4 1 (0.96%) APMP
4 1 (0.96%) CBAP
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) NEBOSH
3 3 (2.88%) PMO
4 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Docker
1 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Icinga
1 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.88%) Nagios
1 3 (2.88%) Packer
1 3 (2.88%) Prometheus
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
1 3 (2.88%) Rancher
1 3 (2.88%) Terraform
2 1 (0.96%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.73%) VMware
3 6 (5.77%) Informatica
4 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.85%) Dell
6 3 (2.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.92%) Siemens
8 1 (0.96%) BT
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco
8 1 (0.96%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.96%) Sun