The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 27 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.19% 1.20% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 1.68% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate
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£426 £259 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.63% -67.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £240 £620
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £278 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 119 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 73.23% 71.26% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 58 125
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £750 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.70 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Continuous Improvement
Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (81.25%) Migration
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (75.00%) Workflow
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 11 (68.75%) General Ledger
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (68.75%) HP
5 10 (62.50%) SLA
5 10 (62.50%) QA
6 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
7 8 (50.00%) Data Management
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (43.75%) UNIX
8 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (25.00%) XML

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DSL
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
1 11 (68.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Coach
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 13 (81.25%) Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Workflow
3 12 (75.00%) Regression Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 8 (50.00%) Data Management
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
9 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (12.50%) Content Management
9 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
9 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
10 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
10 1 (6.25%) User Stories
10 1 (6.25%) Product Management
10 1 (6.25%) Kanban
10 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) SLA
1 10 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft