The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 11 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 0.49% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.60% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Median daily rate £394 £275 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £343 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.86% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% -12.00%

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
670 1164 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.23% 81.68% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 599 553
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Law
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) MS Project
6 3 (13.64%) AIX
6 3 (13.64%) HPUX
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Splunk
6 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.64%) F5
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) QRadar
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case

Process 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 1 (4.55%) CICS
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Grunt
1 1 (4.55%) gulp
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Law
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Product Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
1 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) ISPF
1 1 (4.55%) LESS
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Economics
4 1 (4.55%) iSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Tandem
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) AIX
2 3 (13.64%) HPUX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
1 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) JCL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) APMP
3 1 (4.55%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) QRadar
2 1 (4.55%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.64%) F5
2 3 (13.64%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Axway
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (4.55%) Niku
4 1 (4.55%) OpenText
4 1 (4.55%) Planview