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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 80 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 57 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 0.80% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.02% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 17
Average daily rate
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£345 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £182 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.88 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+72.18% -23.59%
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UK

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
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Glasgow +29 29 £335 -4.96% 4
Edinburgh 0 20 £438 +51.51% 11
West Lothian -8 4 £375 -
Highlands +5 2 £323 -
Stirling - 1 - -
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (42.00%) Finance
2 23 (23.00%) Banking
3 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.00%) Project Management
4 21 (21.00%) UNIX
5 16 (16.00%) Java
5 16 (16.00%) SQL
6 15 (15.00%) TDD
6 15 (15.00%) SDLC
7 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.00%) Maven
9 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.00%) ITIL
9 11 (11.00%) Web Services
9 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
10 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (10.00%) JSON
11 9 (9.00%) QA
11 9 (9.00%) Oracle
11 9 (9.00%) Open Source
12 8 (8.00%) BDD
12 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (8.00%) Change Management
12 8 (8.00%) Ant
13 7 (7.00%) HTML
13 7 (7.00%) XML
13 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
13 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (7.00%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.00%) SAS
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.00%) CICS
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) SDH
2 3 (3.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.00%) MS Access
3 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) QlikView
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Maven
2 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.00%) Ant
4 6 (6.00%) FitNesse
4 6 (6.00%) Hudson
4 6 (6.00%) Gradle
4 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.00%) Selenium
6 4 (4.00%) JUnit
6 4 (4.00%) JIRA
7 3 (3.00%) Xcode
7 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.00%) Calabash
7 3 (3.00%) Appium
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (42.00%) Finance
2 23 (23.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Administrator
3 9 (9.00%) Developer
4 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Designer
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.00%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Web Services
2 10 (10.00%) JSON
3 7 (7.00%) RESTful
3 7 (7.00%) REST
3 7 (7.00%) XML
3 7 (7.00%) HTML
4 6 (6.00%) CSS
5 5 (5.00%) Middleware
5 5 (5.00%) jQuery
6 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.00%) Spring
6 4 (4.00%) JNDI
6 4 (4.00%) Ajax
6 4 (4.00%) JMS
6 4 (4.00%) JDBC
6 4 (4.00%) J2EE
7 3 (3.00%) JSP
7 3 (3.00%) DOM
7 3 (3.00%) CSS3
7 3 (3.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Tandem
6 1 (1.00%) SCADA
6 1 (1.00%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) UNIX
2 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Solaris
2 4 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Android
3 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) AIX
4 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.00%) Project Management
3 15 (15.00%) TDD
3 15 (15.00%) SDLC
4 11 (11.00%) ITIL
4 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (9.00%) Open Source
6 8 (8.00%) BDD
6 8 (8.00%) Change Management
6 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.00%) Six Sigma
7 7 (7.00%) Service Management
7 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) Java
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.00%) Perl
3 3 (3.00%) Python
4 2 (2.00%) XPath
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VBA
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
2 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.00%) MBA
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) GAMP
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) RACF
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) XenApp
2 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Netcool
1 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) IBM
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) HP
3 2 (2.00%) Citrix
3 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (1.00%) Cognos
4 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.00%) Remedy
4 1 (1.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) Omniture
4 1 (1.00%) Crossbeam
4 1 (1.00%) Twitter
4 1 (1.00%) AlgoSec
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