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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 77 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 17 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.48% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.82% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 12
Median daily rate £488 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.83%
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
1161 1154 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.28% 81.21% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 647 552
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 21
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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 (51.61%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Migration
5 7 (22.58%) Supplier Management
5 7 (22.58%) Service Management
5 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
6 6 (19.35%) Analytics
6 6 (19.35%) Line Management
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) SLA
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (12.90%) User Experience
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) ITSM
9 3 (9.68%) Content Management
9 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) CMS
9 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) MS Project
9 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (9.68%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) IT Manager
1 6 (19.35%) IT Services Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Transition Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Migration Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Coach
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) UAT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Web Editor
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 7 (22.58%) Supplier Management
4 6 (19.35%) Analytics
4 6 (19.35%) Line Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Content Management
7 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
7 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Trillium