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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 23 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.05% 4.21% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 5.46% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Median daily rate £338 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £199 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
421 513 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.05% 77.14% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 279 363
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) Service Management
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) Windows
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) ITSM
5 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 4 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 3 (8.33%) JBoss
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Active Directory

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) CICS
3 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) KDB
2 2 (5.56%) Kdb+
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Administrator
2 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) KDB Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) Velocity
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) Kafka
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) HPUX
5 1 (2.78%) MVS
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) ITSM
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Line Management
6 2 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (5.56%) SDLC
6 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Java
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) COBOL
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.78%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) FATCA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) RACF
2 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) logstash
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
2 2 (5.56%) BMC
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) Remedy
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas
3 1 (2.78%) VMware