The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 45 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.63% 1.08% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 1.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
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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 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -9.86%
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%
Continuous Improvement
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 135 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.31% 72.97% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 68 109
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 13
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 19 £383 +48.11% 4
Continuous Improvement
North East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 13 (41.94%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) Problem Management
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (38.71%) Migration
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (35.48%) HP
6 10 (32.26%) SLA
6 10 (32.26%) Workflow
6 10 (32.26%) QA
6 10 (32.26%) Regression Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (29.03%) Line Management
7 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 9 (29.03%) Scala
7 9 (29.03%) HTML5
7 9 (29.03%) REST
7 9 (29.03%) CSS3
7 9 (29.03%) General Ledger

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (32.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
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 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
1 9 (29.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Product Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programme 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
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) 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%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 13 (41.94%) Problem Management
4 12 (38.71%) Migration
5 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (32.26%) Regression Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Workflow
7 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Line Management
7 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
8 8 (25.81%) Data Management
9 6 (19.35%) Web Development
10 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (16.13%) Web Design
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
11 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
12 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
12 3 (9.68%) Coaching
13 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
1 9 (29.03%) Scala
2 8 (25.81%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) 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 10 (32.26%) SLA
1 10 (32.26%) 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 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft