Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 49 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +52 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.62% 3.95% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 4.56% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 52
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.59% +31.67%
10th Percentile £316 £341 £251
90th Percentile £504 £445 £511
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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 782 768 2,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.16% 86.58% 88.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 539 1,590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £407 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +10.29% -16.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £543 £508
North East median daily rate £400 £370 £344
% change year-on-year +8.11% +7.56% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 102
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +78.63%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.53 £14.06
90th Percentile £35.88 £47.42 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +86.67%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +4 41 £425 - 9
Continuous Improvement
North East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Mentoring
3 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (36.59%) Degree
5 14 (34.15%) Usability Testing
5 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (34.15%) DevOps
6 13 (31.71%) Ansible
6 13 (31.71%) Analytics
6 13 (31.71%) Open Source
6 13 (31.71%) Puppet
6 13 (31.71%) Psychology
6 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
6 13 (31.71%) Market Research
6 13 (31.71%) Java
6 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) Linux
6 13 (31.71%) Python
6 13 (31.71%) Nagios
6 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
7 12 (29.27%) C++
7 12 (29.27%) C
7 12 (29.27%) Perl
7 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
7 12 (29.27%) Ruby
7 12 (29.27%) High Availability
7 12 (29.27%) Splunk
7 12 (29.27%) New Relic

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 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.83%) Datadog
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
1 10 (24.39%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) User Researcher
2 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior User Researcher
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Junior DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Product Owner
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) Velocity
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) OpenID
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
3 8 (19.51%) Blog
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Mentoring
3 15 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
4 14 (34.15%) Usability Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Analytics
5 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 13 (31.71%) Market Research
5 13 (31.71%) Open Source
5 13 (31.71%) Psychology
6 12 (29.27%) High Availability
7 10 (24.39%) BDD
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
8 8 (19.51%) Prototyping
8 8 (19.51%) Web Analytics
8 8 (19.51%) Web Design
9 7 (17.07%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (12.20%) Coaching
10 5 (12.20%) Qualitative Research
10 5 (12.20%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
1 13 (31.71%) Python
2 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
2 12 (29.27%) C
2 12 (29.27%) C++
2 12 (29.27%) Perl
2 12 (29.27%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) APMG
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) GCED
5 1 (2.44%) GCIA
5 1 (2.44%) GIAC
5 1 (2.44%) GSEC
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Ansible
1 13 (31.71%) Nagios
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 11 (26.83%) Kubernetes
3 10 (24.39%) Packer
3 10 (24.39%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) New Relic
1 12 (29.27%) Splunk
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.88%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Pega
4 1 (2.44%) Qualys
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) VMware