Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 42 116
Rank change year-on-year -7 +74 -30
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 57 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.33% 6.09% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 6.86% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £404 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +13.66% -1.39%
10th Percentile £320 £321 £225
90th Percentile £613 £515 £441
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £360
% change year-on-year +8.97% +8.33% -
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 £11.00 £22.29
% change year-on-year +218.18% -50.64% -

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 927 845 1,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.72% 88.76% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 579 1,321
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £381 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +16.15% -12.75%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £221
90th Percentile £581 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 98
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.67% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.69 £10.13 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% -10.71% +107.41%

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 July 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 July 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 -8 57 £425 +5.33% 4
Continuous Improvement
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Python
2 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (36.84%) Linux
3 21 (36.84%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (35.09%) Open Source
4 20 (35.09%) PowerShell
4 20 (35.09%) C
4 20 (35.09%) Windows
4 20 (35.09%) Nagios
4 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
4 20 (35.09%) Ansible
4 20 (35.09%) DevOps
4 20 (35.09%) Puppet
5 19 (33.33%) High Availability
5 19 (33.33%) Splunk
5 19 (33.33%) New Relic
5 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 19 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (33.33%) C++
5 19 (33.33%) Perl
5 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 19 (33.33%) Ruby
5 19 (33.33%) Degree
6 18 (31.58%) Datadog
7 16 (28.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 16 (28.07%) Kubernetes

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) TPMS
2 1 (1.75%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (31.58%) Datadog
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) OLTP
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 15 (26.32%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.75%) ERwin
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (29.82%) User Researcher
2 4 (7.02%) Architect
2 4 (7.02%) Junior
2 4 (7.02%) Junior DevOps
2 4 (7.02%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Data Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Digital User Researcher
3 3 (5.26%) Product Owner
3 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Senior User Researcher
4 2 (3.51%) Analyst
4 2 (3.51%) Capability Manager
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Consultant
4 2 (3.51%) Developer
4 2 (3.51%) Product Manager
4 2 (3.51%) Senior Product Owner
5 1 (1.75%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.51%) Velocity
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.28%) Blog
4 5 (8.77%) Virtual Team
5 4 (7.02%) User Experience
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) AIX
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
2 20 (35.09%) DevOps
2 20 (35.09%) Open Source
3 19 (33.33%) High Availability
3 19 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (28.07%) Psychology
4 16 (28.07%) Usability Testing
5 15 (26.32%) BDD
5 15 (26.32%) Market Research
5 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 14 (24.56%) Strategic Thinking
7 13 (22.81%) Decision-Making
8 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 11 (19.30%) Qualitative Research
9 11 (19.30%) Quantitative Research
10 10 (17.54%) Analytics
11 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
11 8 (14.04%) Project Management
12 6 (10.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Python
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) C
3 20 (35.09%) PowerShell
4 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 19 (33.33%) C++
4 19 (33.33%) Perl
4 19 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) SQL
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.26%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) COBOL
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.51%) APMG
5 2 (3.51%) APMP
5 2 (3.51%) CIPD
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) GCED
6 1 (1.75%) GCIA
6 1 (1.75%) GIAC
6 1 (1.75%) GSEC
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Ansible
1 20 (35.09%) Nagios
1 20 (35.09%) Puppet
2 16 (28.07%) Kubernetes
3 15 (26.32%) Packer
3 15 (26.32%) Terraform
4 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) New Relic
1 19 (33.33%) Splunk
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.51%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.75%) Qualys
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) VMware