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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 71 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 60 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.36% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.86% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 10
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£375 £343 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £255 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.38 £30.63
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -13.87%
Continuous Improvement
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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
2352 1933 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.61% 72.81% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1027 876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 23 25
Average hourly rate £31.35 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 +1 30 £400 +1.26% 3
Glasgow +11 22 £340 +7.93% 10
Dundee - 1 £210 - 1
Falkirk - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.86%) UNIX
4 22 (20.95%) SQL
5 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (15.24%) Java
7 14 (13.33%) Ant
7 14 (13.33%) TDD
7 14 (13.33%) Banking
7 14 (13.33%) Maven
7 14 (13.33%) BDD
7 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 13 (12.38%) Project Management
9 11 (10.48%) RACF
9 11 (10.48%) RESTful
9 11 (10.48%) Cucumber
9 11 (10.48%) JSON
9 11 (10.48%) Selenium
10 10 (9.52%) Open Source
10 10 (9.52%) SOA
10 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (8.57%) ITIL
11 9 (8.57%) ITSM
12 8 (7.62%) Scrum
12 8 (7.62%) Service Management
12 8 (7.62%) XML
12 8 (7.62%) XML Schema
12 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
12 8 (7.62%) FitNesse
12 8 (7.62%) XPath

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) CICS
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Node.js
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
1 2 (1.90%) SSL
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) ATM
2 1 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Ant
1 14 (13.33%) Maven
1 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.48%) Cucumber
2 11 (10.48%) Selenium
3 8 (7.62%) FitNesse
4 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.71%) JIRA
4 6 (5.71%) Hudson
4 6 (5.71%) Gradle
5 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.86%) Xcode
6 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.86%) Appium
6 3 (2.86%) Calabash
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.90%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.90%) Fiddler
General
1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Analyst
2 9 (8.57%) Administrator
2 9 (8.57%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (7.62%) Solutions Designer
3 8 (7.62%) Designer
4 7 (6.67%) Architect
4 7 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (5.71%) Tester
5 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Platform Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Operational Risk Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Risk Manager
8 3 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) JSON
1 11 (10.48%) RESTful
2 8 (7.62%) XML
2 8 (7.62%) XML Schema
3 7 (6.67%) Middleware
4 5 (4.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.81%) HTML
5 4 (3.81%) CSS
6 3 (2.86%) JSP
6 3 (2.86%) REST
7 2 (1.90%) .NET
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.95%) Ajax
8 1 (0.95%) CSS3
8 1 (0.95%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.95%) Sass
8 1 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Open Source
3 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.95%) Tandem
6 1 (0.95%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.95%) AS400
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) UNIX
2 5 (4.76%) Windows
3 3 (2.86%) Solaris
3 3 (2.86%) Android
3 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) TDD
2 14 (13.33%) BDD
3 13 (12.38%) Project Management
4 10 (9.52%) SOA
5 9 (8.57%) ITIL
5 9 (8.57%) ITSM
6 8 (7.62%) Scrum
6 8 (7.62%) Service Management
7 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.71%) Coaching
8 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.71%) Change Management
8 6 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.76%) CRM
9 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) Java
3 8 (7.62%) XPath
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.90%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) VBScript
6 2 (1.90%) VB
6 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.95%) REXX
7 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) ISEB
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) MBA
5 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) RACF
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (2.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) HP
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (1.90%) Chordiant
4 2 (1.90%) Genesys
5 1 (0.95%) Epicor
5 1 (0.95%) Omniture
5 1 (0.95%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Unisys
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
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