Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 April 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 42 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +47 -33
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 60 75 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.96% 5.60% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 6.21% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 20
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £455 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +33.33% -34.18%
10th Percentile £323 £312 £248
90th Percentile £598 £415 £420
North East median daily rate £455 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +30.00% +27.27% -31.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - £26.58
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 882 1,207 1,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.67% 90.07% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 834 919
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.73% -0.96%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £536 £545
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 41
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.79% +43.59% +60.13%
10th Percentile £10.06 £12.51 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.13 £43.00 £28.75
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £27.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.76% +39.74% +44.44%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement 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 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 60 £455 +30.00% 10
Continuous Improvement
North East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 50 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (43.33%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (41.67%) Degree
5 24 (40.00%) Psychology
6 23 (38.33%) Usability Testing
6 23 (38.33%) Market Research
7 22 (36.67%) Strategic Thinking
8 21 (35.00%) Mentoring
9 16 (26.67%) Decision-Making
10 15 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
10 15 (25.00%) Analytics
10 15 (25.00%) Quantitative Research
11 14 (23.33%) Project Management
12 11 (18.33%) Oracle
12 11 (18.33%) Linux
12 11 (18.33%) Python
12 11 (18.33%) Open Source
12 11 (18.33%) QA
12 11 (18.33%) Blog
13 10 (16.67%) Web Analytics
13 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 10 (16.67%) Windows
13 10 (16.67%) C
13 10 (16.67%) Java
13 10 (16.67%) Web Design
13 10 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (16.67%) Prototyping
14 9 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (15.00%) Collaborative Working

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) TPMS
2 1 (1.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (15.00%) Datadog
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (6.67%) OLAP
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.67%) HBase
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) OLTP
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) User Researcher
2 9 (15.00%) Data Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Digital User Researcher
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 3 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior User Researcher
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Capability Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Project Planner
8 1 (1.67%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Velocity
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) Blog
3 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) AIX
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) MVS
5 1 (1.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (40.00%) Psychology
4 23 (38.33%) Market Research
4 23 (38.33%) Usability Testing
5 22 (36.67%) Strategic Thinking
6 21 (35.00%) Mentoring
7 16 (26.67%) Decision-Making
8 15 (25.00%) Analytics
8 15 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
8 15 (25.00%) Quantitative Research
9 14 (23.33%) Project Management
10 11 (18.33%) Open Source
11 10 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (16.67%) Prototyping
11 10 (16.67%) Web Analytics
11 10 (16.67%) Web Design
12 9 (15.00%) Coaching
12 9 (15.00%) Data Engineering
12 9 (15.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Python
2 10 (16.67%) C
2 10 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.00%) C++
3 9 (15.00%) Perl
3 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 7 (11.67%) SQL
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.00%) VBA
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) APMP
4 2 (3.33%) CIPD
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) APMG
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Ansible
1 9 (15.00%) Nagios
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.00%) Packer
2 6 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) New Relic
2 9 (15.00%) Splunk
3 8 (13.33%) Cloudera
3 8 (13.33%) Hortonworks
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) Tableau
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow