Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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.

Process Improvement
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 51 89
Rank change year-on-year +15 +38 +2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 4 17 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.72% 2.66% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.04% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 14
Median daily rate £475 £380 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.85% +64.00%
10th Percentile £376 £308 £396
90th Percentile £505 £509 £590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £360 £500
% change year-on-year +31.94% -28.00% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Process 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 213 559 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.81% 87.34% 88.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 383 601
Median daily rate £455 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £256
90th Percentile £624 £588 £600
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% -33.87% +3.33%
10th Percentile £18.40 £11.67 £10.38
90th Percentile £61.05 £57.20 £44.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.03 £33.00
% change year-on-year +83.92% -42.33% +17.86%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Process Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (50.00%) Product Backlog
2 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (25.00%) Attestation
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) VME
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Process 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Product Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (50.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Product Backlog
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Attestation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat