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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 71 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.36% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £342 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -19.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £31.44 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +20.92%
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
837 1394 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.79% 82.44% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 745 531
Median daily rate £389 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
1 16 (64.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (48.00%) Change Management
2 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) Use Case
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) CMS
4 8 (32.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (32.00%) Sitecore
4 8 (32.00%) User Experience
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (20.00%) Validation
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.00%) Lucidchart
7 4 (16.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (16.00%) Axure RP
7 4 (16.00%) MS Project
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2

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 8 (32.00%) CMS
1 8 (32.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) MS Project
3 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (8.00%) Open Workbench
5 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) ATM
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (16.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Digital Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) PMO Planner
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) ISPF
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) iSeries
4 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (48.00%) Change Management
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) Use Case
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Process Management
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Niku
3 2 (8.00%) Planview
4 1 (4.00%) Axway
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (4.00%) NCR
4 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (4.00%) Wincor Nixdorf