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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 60 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 1.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £315 £365 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% -39.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.05% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 675 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.08% 73.77% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 368 305
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 22
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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
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 24 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) assyst
3 3 (20.00%) Serena
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) SAS
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BODI
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.33%) SAS
1 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) BODI
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Trac
2 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
4 1 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Serena
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) HP