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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 59 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.22% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.91% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £312 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% +22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £356
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +47.36%
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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
579 419 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.24% 66.19% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 215 288
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) RACF
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Tandem
5 2 (12.50%) Front Office
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Private Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) CICS
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Progress
6 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Private Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Tandem
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
1 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) BPEL
2 1 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) RACF
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Progress
2 1 (6.25%) Serena
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