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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 71 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 1.66% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 2.35% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
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£353 £375 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +59.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +17.64%
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
679 468 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.78% 70.69% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Serena
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) assyst
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 2 (18.18%) Private Banking
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) CICS
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Progress
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) Java

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Private Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Change Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Serena
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Progress