The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 86 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.08% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Median daily rate £425 £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +45.69%
Continuous Improvement
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1051 1300 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.21% 82.02% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Line Management
6 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Content Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITSM
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) User Experience
7 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
8 3 (10.00%) CMS
8 3 (10.00%) MS Project
8 3 (10.00%) SLA
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.67%) Drupal
2 2 (6.67%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Publishing
6 1 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 6 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
1 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Transition Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Coach
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) UAT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) CSS3
1 2 (6.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
1 2 (6.67%) Node.js
1 2 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
2 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Line Management
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITSM
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Coaching
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.67%) PHP
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) ESRI
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Trillium