The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 53 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 61 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.42% 1.56% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 1.93% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 15
Median daily rate £375 £300 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.96 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+31.51% -6.61%
Continuous Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1166 778 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.55% 81.04% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 495 473
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 55 £375 +25.00% 3
Durham +6 5 £100 - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) ITIL
3 24 (28.57%) Change Management
4 22 (26.19%) Windows
5 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.81%) Open Source
7 19 (22.62%) IaaS
7 19 (22.62%) SaaS
7 19 (22.62%) PaaS
8 17 (20.24%) Data Management
8 17 (20.24%) Unix
8 17 (20.24%) Oracle
8 17 (20.24%) DevOps
9 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 16 (19.05%) Problem Management
10 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.86%) Linux
10 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.67%) Service Management
11 14 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
11 14 (16.67%) Finance
11 14 (16.67%) Migration
11 14 (16.67%) Scrum
11 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 14 (16.67%) User Stories
12 13 (15.48%) Java
12 13 (15.48%) ITSM

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.52%) Confluence
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.57%) Tuxedo
5 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) JBoss
6 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.38%) WildFly
7 1 (1.19%) Documentum
7 1 (1.19%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.62%) IaaS
1 19 (22.62%) PaaS
1 19 (22.62%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) PBX
3 2 (2.38%) Skype
3 2 (2.38%) WAN
3 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.57%) DB2
8 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.19%) HBase
8 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) JIRA
2 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) CA Gen
5 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.76%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Architect
2 9 (10.71%) DBA
2 9 (10.71%) Developer
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Operational Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Operations Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Service Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) E-Business Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) RESTful
2 8 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 8 (9.52%) XML
3 7 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) CSS
4 3 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) .NET
5 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (2.38%) Node.js
5 2 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) CSS3
6 1 (1.19%) Django
6 1 (1.19%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.19%) Guice
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.19%) SOAP
6 1 (1.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Tandem
3 6 (7.14%) User Experience
4 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) CMDB
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) IVR
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Unix
3 15 (17.86%) Linux
4 11 (13.10%) AIX
5 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 2000
7 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.57%) MVS
10 2 (2.38%) HPUX
10 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.38%) zOS
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) ITIL
3 24 (28.57%) Change Management
4 20 (23.81%) Open Source
5 17 (20.24%) Data Management
5 17 (20.24%) DevOps
6 16 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 16 (19.05%) Problem Management
7 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 14 (16.67%) Migration
8 14 (16.67%) Scrum
8 14 (16.67%) Service Management
8 14 (16.67%) User Stories
9 13 (15.48%) ITSM
10 12 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 9 (10.71%) Release Management
12 8 (9.52%) API Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Kanban
12 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) Scala
3 8 (9.52%) Groovy
3 8 (9.52%) SQL
4 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) ABAP
7 1 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) CAPM
6 1 (1.19%) CCA
6 1 (1.19%) CISM
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) QA
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle
3 12 (14.29%) VMware
4 10 (11.90%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.76%) Siemens
7 3 (3.57%) Remedy
7 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.38%) CA
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix
8 2 (2.38%) EMC
8 2 (2.38%) Mitel
9 1 (1.19%) Capita
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco
9 1 (1.19%) Google
9 1 (1.19%) Informatica
9 1 (1.19%) Pega
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
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