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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 1.72% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.37% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 £810
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -59.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £21.63 £30.13
% change year-on-year
+34.10% -28.21%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (25.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) Ant
5 7 (14.58%) TDD
5 7 (14.58%) Middleware
5 7 (14.58%) Maven
5 7 (14.58%) Open Source
5 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.58%) BDD
5 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.50%) QA
7 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Retail
7 5 (10.42%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.33%) User Stories
8 4 (8.33%) RESTful
8 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (8.33%) Selenium
8 4 (8.33%) FitNesse
8 4 (8.33%) Release Management
8 4 (8.33%) XPath
8 4 (8.33%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) XML Schema
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Maven
1 7 (14.58%) Ant
1 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Xcode
3 3 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (6.25%) Gradle
3 3 (6.25%) Calabash
3 3 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (25.00%) Banking
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Architect
1 7 (14.58%) Designer
2 6 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Platform Manager
5 3 (6.25%) IT Trainer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Trainer
5 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Manager
6 2 (4.17%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Operational Risk Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Middleware
2 4 (8.33%) JSON
2 4 (8.33%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 3 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) AS400
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) UNIX
1 3 (6.25%) Android
1 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) TDD
3 7 (14.58%) BDD
4 5 (10.42%) Business Transformation
4 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Release Management
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) SOA
5 4 (8.33%) ITSM
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) User Stories
5 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Android Development
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Epicor
2 2 (4.17%) Unisys
3 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter
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