Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 75 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 -40
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 81 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.76% 3.58% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 4.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -25.00%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 752 1944 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.24% 85.94% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 1428 801
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £605
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 77 45
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +55.56% -3.82%
10th Percentile £10.68 £19.99 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.48 £36.36 £40.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +60.00% -5.48%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (31.71%) QA
4 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (24.39%) User Stories
5 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) Data Analysis
5 10 (24.39%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) Psychology
6 8 (19.51%) Blog
6 8 (19.51%) Web Analytics
6 8 (19.51%) Usability Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Market Research
6 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.51%) Web Design
6 8 (19.51%) Prototyping
6 8 (19.51%) Analytics
6 8 (19.51%) User Experience
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Unix
7 7 (17.07%) Data Management
8 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
8 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
8 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.88%) HBase
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) User Researcher
4 6 (14.63%) Data Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Data Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior User Researcher
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) DBA
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
1 3 (7.32%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Blog
2 8 (19.51%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Collaborative Working
3 10 (24.39%) Acceptance Criteria
3 10 (24.39%) Data Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) User Stories
4 8 (19.51%) Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) Market Research
4 8 (19.51%) Prototyping
4 8 (19.51%) Psychology
4 8 (19.51%) Usability Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Web Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Web Design
5 7 (17.07%) Data Management
6 6 (14.63%) Change Management
6 6 (14.63%) Data Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Groovy
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) R
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) PMO
3 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Informatica
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) HP