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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 39 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.58% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.09%
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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
410 133 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 81.51% 72.68% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 75 73
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Average hourly rate £24.66 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.05% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
4 13 (40.63%) Scala
4 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
5 12 (37.50%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) UNIX
5 12 (37.50%) Python
5 12 (37.50%) Ruby
6 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
6 11 (34.38%) Line Management
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) RESTful
7 10 (31.25%) HTML5
7 10 (31.25%) REST
7 10 (31.25%) CSS3
7 10 (31.25%) Ajax
7 10 (31.25%) JSON
7 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
9 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) Web Development
9 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) QA
10 7 (21.88%) Subversion
10 7 (21.88%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (15.63%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) DSL
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Product Manager
4 3 (9.38%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
1 11 (34.38%) CSS
2 10 (31.25%) RESTful
2 10 (31.25%) HTML5
2 10 (31.25%) REST
2 10 (31.25%) CSS3
2 10 (31.25%) Ajax
2 10 (31.25%) JSON
3 4 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
4 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
5 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
5 11 (34.38%) Line Management
6 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
8 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (25.00%) Web Development
9 7 (21.88%) Migration
10 6 (18.75%) Web Design
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (18.75%) Data Management
11 5 (15.63%) Workflow
11 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Service Management
13 3 (9.38%) Kanban
13 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Scala
2 12 (37.50%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Python
2 12 (37.50%) Ruby
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft