Period
to 16 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 69 98
Rank change year-on-year +23 +29 -39
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 43 84 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.67% 3.78% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 4.40% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £322 £300 £255
90th Percentile £482 £508 £400
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 799 1910 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.85% 86.04% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 1375 912
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £359 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.60% -12.41% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £363 £410
% change year-on-year +3.45% -11.59% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 69 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +5.23%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.84 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £39.15
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% +58.82% -16.05%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +21 43 £425 +13.33% 4
Continuous Improvement
North East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (32.56%) Collaborative Working
3 12 (27.91%) Degree
3 12 (27.91%) QA
4 10 (23.26%) Psychology
4 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) Usability Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Market Research
4 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
5 9 (20.93%) User Stories
5 9 (20.93%) Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (20.93%) Scrum
6 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 8 (18.60%) Analytics
6 8 (18.60%) User Experience
7 7 (16.28%) Strategic Thinking
7 7 (16.28%) Prototyping
7 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
7 7 (16.28%) Unix
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) Web Design
7 7 (16.28%) Blog
7 7 (16.28%) Web Analytics
7 7 (16.28%) Data Management
8 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
8 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared

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 (4.65%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) Big Data
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.65%) HBase
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) User Researcher
4 6 (13.95%) Data Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Data Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Senior User Researcher
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Digital User Researcher
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) User Experience
3 7 (16.28%) Blog
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Virtual Team
5 3 (6.98%) Clustering
6 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Collaborative Working
3 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
3 10 (23.26%) Market Research
3 10 (23.26%) Psychology
3 10 (23.26%) Usability Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) User Stories
5 8 (18.60%) Analytics
5 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) Data Management
6 7 (16.28%) Prototyping
6 7 (16.28%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (16.28%) Web Analytics
6 7 (16.28%) Web Design
7 6 (13.95%) Data Engineering
7 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.98%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Groovy
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) R
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) PMO
3 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Informatica
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) HP