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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 30 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.96% 1.16% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 1.65% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £259 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.58% -67.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £620
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £278 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +42.85%
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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
294 121 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 77.57% 69.94% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 62 113
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 £275 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 15 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (58.33%) Migration
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (50.00%) Workflow
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (45.83%) QA
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (45.83%) General Ledger
4 11 (45.83%) SLA
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (37.50%) Data Management
7 8 (33.33%) UNIX
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (45.83%) General Ledger
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
1 5 (20.83%) Product Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications Support
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 14 (58.33%) Migration
3 12 (50.00%) Workflow
3 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 9 (37.50%) Data Management
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) CRM
9 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Content Management
10 2 (8.33%) Product Management
10 2 (8.33%) Cash Management
10 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (8.33%) Service Management
11 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) APMP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) QA
1 11 (45.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft