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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.24% 1.43% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 1.96% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
Average daily rate
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£383 £259 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.11% -55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £358
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
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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
373 102 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.26% 72.86% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 58 97
Average daily rate £375 £331 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 8
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (48.39%) Configuration Management
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
2 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Workflow
4 12 (38.71%) Regression Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (38.71%) HP
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (35.48%) General Ledger
5 11 (35.48%) QA
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (35.48%) SLA
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) RESTful
6 9 (29.03%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (38.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) DSL
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
1 11 (35.48%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
2 5 (16.13%) Product Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications Support
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Ajax
1 9 (29.03%) JSON
1 9 (29.03%) RESTful
1 9 (29.03%) HTML5
1 9 (29.03%) REST
1 9 (29.03%) CSS3
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
2 14 (45.16%) Migration
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Regression Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (38.71%) Workflow
5 9 (29.03%) Data Management
5 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Line Management
5 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
6 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Web Design
7 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
1 9 (29.03%) Scala
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
1 11 (35.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft