The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 106 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 1.12% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.60% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 20
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£375 £355 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2095 1752 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.29% 70.11% 66.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 891 835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 70
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 8 £280 -30.00% 5
Aberdeen +8 4 - -
West Lothian +2 3 £375 +25.00%
Glasgow -24 3 £353 -4.01% 2
Fife - - - - 2
Dundee - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 11 (20.75%) Project Management
5 10 (18.87%) Web Services
6 9 (16.98%) SQL
6 9 (16.98%) Change Management
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 8 (15.09%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) C#
7 8 (15.09%) SOA
7 8 (15.09%) REST
8 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) TeamCity
8 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
9 6 (11.32%) XML
9 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.32%) MVC
9 6 (11.32%) Subversion
9 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.43%) Investment Management
10 5 (9.43%) Hudson
10 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
10 5 (9.43%) Banking
10 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.43%) Degree

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) CICS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) assyst
2 1 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) TeamCity
1 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Subversion
3 5 (9.43%) Hudson
3 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.55%) CruiseControl
4 4 (7.55%) Maven
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) Ant
4 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.77%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Trac
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Private Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Release Manager
3 5 (9.43%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (7.55%) Designer
4 4 (7.55%) Change Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Report Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Development Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Software Development Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) QA Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Management Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) REST
3 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
6 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.77%) Middleware
7 2 (3.77%) jQuery
8 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.89%) Spring
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) Velocity
8 1 (1.89%) WCF
8 1 (1.89%) WF
8 1 (1.89%) XSL
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Ergonomics
1 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
1 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Tandem
2 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) Change Management
4 9 (16.98%) Scrum
5 8 (15.09%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.43%) DSDM
8 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.43%) Investment Management
9 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.55%) Release Management
9 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.89%) GAMP
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Puppet
1 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
1 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) Serena
3 2 (3.77%) Chordiant
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Genesys
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Progress
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Cadence
4 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
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