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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 55 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 46 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.21% 1.53% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 1.85% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 11
Median daily rate £356 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+44.69% -11.08%
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
925 594 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.63% 82.50% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 389 346
Median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 12
Median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +19.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £16.43 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 9 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 46 £356 +18.75% 1
Continuous Improvement
North East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) ITIL
3 23 (29.11%) Change Management
4 20 (25.32%) Open Source
5 19 (24.05%) Windows
6 18 (22.78%) SaaS
6 18 (22.78%) PaaS
6 18 (22.78%) IaaS
7 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.52%) Scrum
8 16 (20.25%) Unix
8 16 (20.25%) User Stories
8 16 (20.25%) DevOps
8 16 (20.25%) Data Management
9 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
9 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
9 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.99%) Linux
9 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
9 15 (18.99%) Oracle
9 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
10 14 (17.72%) Java
10 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
10 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.46%) JIRA
12 12 (15.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 12 (15.19%) RESTful
12 12 (15.19%) Scala
12 12 (15.19%) QA
12 12 (15.19%) Oracle EBS

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 10 (12.66%) Confluence
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) Documentum
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) IaaS
1 18 (22.78%) PaaS
1 18 (22.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) DHCP
1 2 (2.53%) DNS
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) HBase
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) JIRA
2 10 (12.66%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) SoapUI
4 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.53%) JUnit
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) CA Gen
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) General Ledger
2 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) Architect
2 9 (11.39%) Developer
3 8 (10.13%) DBA
4 7 (8.86%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.33%) Operational Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Service Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Tester
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) RESTful
2 10 (12.66%) Gherkin
3 8 (10.13%) Web Services
4 7 (8.86%) XML
5 4 (5.06%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) JSON
6 3 (3.80%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) Ajax
7 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 2 (2.53%) Django
7 2 (2.53%) Guice
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) Middleware
7 2 (2.53%) Node.js
7 2 (2.53%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.53%) Spring
7 2 (2.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Tandem
3 7 (8.86%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) CMDB
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Unix
3 15 (18.99%) Linux
4 10 (12.66%) AIX
4 10 (12.66%) Windows XP
5 9 (11.39%) Windows 2000
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.53%) MVS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.27%) HPUX
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) ITIL
3 23 (29.11%) Change Management
4 20 (25.32%) Open Source
5 17 (21.52%) Scrum
6 16 (20.25%) Data Management
6 16 (20.25%) DevOps
6 16 (20.25%) User Stories
7 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
7 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
7 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
8 12 (15.19%) Migration
9 11 (13.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Service Management
10 10 (12.66%) API Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.66%) ITSM
10 10 (12.66%) Kanban
10 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) Scala
3 10 (12.66%) Groovy
4 7 (8.86%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.06%) C#
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CAPM
6 1 (1.27%) CCA
6 1 (1.27%) CISM
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
2 8 (10.13%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.53%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) HP
4 8 (10.13%) Atlassian
4 8 (10.13%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.06%) Siemens
6 3 (3.80%) Remedy
7 2 (2.53%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) Capita
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) Pega
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) SAP