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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 77 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 8 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.96% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.15% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Median daily rate £369 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.09%

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
713 1219 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.48% 83.21% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 640 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) HPUX
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) QRadar
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) F5

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:

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
1 1 (5.56%) gulp
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Product Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) LESS
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) AIX
1 3 (16.67%) HPUX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Solaris
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Economics
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) QRadar
2 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.56%) OpenText