The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 18 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.04% 0.84% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 1.54% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £115 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -69.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 130 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.71% 54.85% 52.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £137 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle