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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 80 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £344 £450
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -23.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.17 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+128.69% -
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
1158 976 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.35% 76.61% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 584 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Process Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Process Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
1 3 (42.86%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Process Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt