The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 21 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.85% 0.49% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.70% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 142 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.94% 68.93% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 80
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £26.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.12% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Aberdeen region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Aberdeen region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Continuous Improvement
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft