The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 51 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 0.64% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 0.85% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £405 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £369 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £21.63 £30.13
% change year-on-year
+34.10% -28.21%
Continuous 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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 469 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.61% 75.04% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 241 348
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.18 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.68 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Glasgow region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Glasgow region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 18 (50.00%) UNIX
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) RACF
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) ITSM
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Solaris
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (8.33%) XML Schema
7 3 (8.33%) Windows
7 3 (8.33%) XML
7 3 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.33%) Ant
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Selenium
7 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Ant
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Change Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Wintel Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML Schema
1 3 (8.33%) XML
1 3 (8.33%) RESTful
1 3 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (11.11%) ITSM
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Scrum
2 3 (8.33%) SOA
2 3 (8.33%) BDD
2 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
2 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.33%) TDD
2 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Test Management
3 2 (5.56%) System Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) XPath
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) RACF
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Omniture
3 1 (2.78%) Google
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