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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 83 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £288 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £344 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £385 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £352
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.82 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £31.44 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.14% +25.76%
Process 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
1029 1330 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.85% 82.46% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 696 594
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 2016, 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 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 19 (55.88%) Business Analysis
3 15 (44.12%) Change Management
4 14 (41.18%) Business Process Improvement
5 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Banking
6 10 (29.41%) Use Case
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (26.47%) CMS
8 8 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (23.53%) Sitecore
8 8 (23.53%) User Experience
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
10 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
11 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Validation
11 5 (14.71%) JIRA
11 5 (14.71%) IBM
11 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
12 4 (11.76%) .NET
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle
12 4 (11.76%) MS Project
12 4 (11.76%) UML
12 4 (11.76%) SOA

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 9 (26.47%) CMS
2 8 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
3 4 (11.76%) MS Project
3 4 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (5.88%) Open Workbench
5 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Law
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Digital Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Digital Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) PMO Planner
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Planner
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) Java EE
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) User Experience
3 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Business Analysis
2 15 (44.12%) Change Management
3 14 (41.18%) Business Process Improvement
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Use Case
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.59%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Validation
9 4 (11.76%) CRM
9 4 (11.76%) Open Source
9 4 (11.76%) Service Management
9 4 (11.76%) SOA
9 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.76%) UML
9 4 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (8.82%) Business Development
10 3 (8.82%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) COBIT
2 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Sitecore
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Cognizant
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 2 (5.88%) Niku
5 2 (5.88%) Planview
6 1 (2.94%) NCR
6 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.94%) Wincor Nixdorf