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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 79 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.84% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30
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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
1127 926 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.30% 72.57% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 253
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects