Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 67 79
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 44 78 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.70% 3.88% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 4.44% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 22
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £345 £300 £250
90th Percentile £488 £516 £420
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - £11.60

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 809 1,758 1,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.43% 87.55% 86.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 1,275 867
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +6.41%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £528 £600
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 51 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.73% +41.03% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.40 £12.19 £12.07
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% +55.88% -22.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +18 44 £425 +13.33% 4
Continuous Improvement
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Collaborative Working
3 18 (40.91%) QA
4 13 (29.55%) Data Management
4 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
5 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (27.27%) Data Engineering
5 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 11 (25.00%) Project Management
6 11 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (20.45%) ETL
8 9 (20.45%) Scrum
8 9 (20.45%) Psychology
8 9 (20.45%) Usability Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Market Research
8 9 (20.45%) Strategic Thinking
8 9 (20.45%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (20.45%) User Stories
9 8 (18.18%) Coaching
9 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 8 (18.18%) Unix
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
10 7 (15.91%) User Experience

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 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) OLAP
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) HBase
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Data Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) User Researcher
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Data Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) User Experience
3 5 (11.36%) Blog
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) MVS
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (29.55%) Data Management
3 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
4 12 (27.27%) Data Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) Project Management
6 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 9 (20.45%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (20.45%) ETL
7 9 (20.45%) Market Research
7 9 (20.45%) Psychology
7 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 9 (20.45%) Strategic Thinking
7 9 (20.45%) Usability Testing
7 9 (20.45%) User Stories
8 8 (18.18%) Coaching
8 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.91%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) Groovy
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) PMO
3 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Cloudera
2 7 (15.91%) Hortonworks
3 6 (13.64%) Informatica
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) Tableau
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow