The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 70 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 31 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.73% 0.89% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.04% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 17
Median daily rate £440 £300 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -20.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £220 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £300 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
Continuous Improvement
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
973 676 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.73% 86.01% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 483 282
Median daily rate £400 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 22
Median hourly rate £32.66 £24.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.93% +13.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 19 (32.76%) Migration
3 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 17 (29.31%) HP
5 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
6 14 (24.14%) Oracle
7 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 13 (22.41%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (22.41%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Workflow
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (20.69%) Unix
8 12 (20.69%) XML
8 12 (20.69%) ITIL
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (18.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
9 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.97%) General Ledger
10 10 (17.24%) Change Management
11 9 (15.52%) VMware
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 12 (20.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) IaaS
1 3 (5.17%) PaaS
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) ATM
3 1 (1.72%) BGP
3 1 (1.72%) GSM
3 1 (1.72%) IPv4
3 1 (1.72%) LTE
3 1 (1.72%) MegaStream
3 1 (1.72%) MPLS
3 1 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.72%) SDH
3 1 (1.72%) UMTS
3 1 (1.72%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) General Ledger
3 4 (6.90%) Billing
3 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (15.52%) E-Business Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Service Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.17%) RESTful
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) CMDB
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Unix
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Migration
2 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
3 12 (20.69%) Workflow
4 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) Change Management
6 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.34%) DevOps
8 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) Benchmarking
9 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.62%) Project Governance
9 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
9 5 (8.62%) Service Design
9 5 (8.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) Groovy
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Scala
5 2 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) CAPM
5 1 (1.72%) CISM
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) HP
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Remedy
4 4 (6.90%) Siemens
5 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.72%) BT
7 1 (1.72%) Cadence
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.72%) Huawei
7 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.72%) Nokia
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) TOWER Software