The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 66 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 2.08% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.97% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
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£350 £345 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £173 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £415 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 539 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.41% 69.91% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 280 271
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Continuous Improvement
Scotland

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) assyst
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Serena
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Private Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office
4 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Progress
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Trac
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Private Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Change Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Serena
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Progress
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