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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 101 78 98
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 1.78% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.25% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 18
Average daily rate £425 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £252 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £31.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.27%
Continuous Improvement
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
2473 2402 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.12% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1309 1081
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 21 £475 +18.75% 5
Glasgow -9 9 £100 -69.69% 9
Renfrewshire -29 6 £224 -23.79% 4
Stirling - 3 £425 - 1
Fife - 2 £375 -
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.61%) Service Management
5 19 (18.63%) Project Management
6 18 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 17 (16.67%) SQL
8 14 (13.73%) SLA
8 14 (13.73%) Project Planning
9 13 (12.75%) Banking
9 13 (12.75%) Migration
10 11 (10.78%) Windows
10 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
10 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
11 10 (9.80%) ITIL V3
11 10 (9.80%) Degree
11 10 (9.80%) Retail
11 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.80%) Line Management
12 9 (8.82%) Analytics
12 9 (8.82%) Change Management
13 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
13 8 (7.84%) Oracle
13 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.84%) Supplier Management
13 8 (7.84%) OpenStack
14 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
14 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (7.84%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 3 (2.94%) CMS
4 2 (1.96%) CICS
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.98%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.94%) MS Project
5 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Eikon
1 1 (0.98%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
1 4 (3.92%) SSL
2 3 (2.94%) Intranet
2 3 (2.94%) LAN
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.90%) MS Access
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.92%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.96%) UniData
6 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Fiddler
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.98%) ProC
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Banking
3 10 (9.80%) Retail
4 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Analyst
2 7 (6.86%) IT Manager
2 7 (6.86%) IT Services Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 5 (4.90%) Administrator
5 4 (3.92%) Architect
5 4 (3.92%) Process Analyst
5 4 (3.92%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Transition Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 3 (2.94%) Change Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Developer
6 3 (2.94%) Incident Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Information Analyst
6 3 (2.94%) Migration Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Service Analyst
6 3 (2.94%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) CSS
2 4 (3.92%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (1.96%) GWT
3 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) Java EE
3 2 (1.96%) JSF
3 2 (1.96%) Spring
3 2 (1.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
6 2 (1.96%) Tandem
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Unix
3 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.61%) Service Management
4 19 (18.63%) Project Management
5 18 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 14 (13.73%) Project Planning
7 13 (12.75%) Migration
8 10 (9.80%) ITIL V3
8 10 (9.80%) Line Management
9 9 (8.82%) Analytics
9 9 (8.82%) Change Management
10 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
10 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.84%) Supplier Management
11 7 (6.86%) ITSM
12 6 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.88%) Process Improvement
12 6 (5.88%) Quality Management
12 6 (5.88%) Six Sigma
13 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) Java
3 4 (3.92%) C#
3 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.96%) C
5 2 (1.96%) Perl
5 2 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) Degree
3 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) MCP
4 2 (1.96%) MCSE
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) SLA
2 5 (4.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.90%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.98%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) HP
4 4 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.96%) Google
5 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.98%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) FactSet
6 1 (0.98%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.98%) Reuters
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) SunGard
6 1 (0.98%) Trillium
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