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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 77 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 41 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.75% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.21% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 24
Median daily rate £350 £343 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £157 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
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
1620 2306 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.48% 79.16% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1222 1220
Median daily rate £375 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 17 £350 +6.06% 7
Edinburgh +13 11 £450 +37.09% 12
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
West Lothian -3 2 £375 -
Renfrewshire -16 2 £296 -24.10%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - 1 £275 -
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) ITIL
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.00%) Java
5 14 (18.67%) Service Management
5 14 (18.67%) Windows
6 13 (17.33%) Asset Management
7 11 (14.67%) Firewall
7 11 (14.67%) ITSM
7 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
7 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.33%) User Stories
8 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 10 (13.33%) Banking
9 9 (12.00%) TDD
9 9 (12.00%) Scrum
9 9 (12.00%) Linux
9 9 (12.00%) Unix
9 9 (12.00%) SQL
9 9 (12.00%) Oracle
9 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (10.67%) LAN
10 8 (10.67%) Project Management
11 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
11 7 (9.33%) WAN
11 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.33%) OO
11 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.67%) CICS
4 2 (2.67%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Route 53
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) LAN
3 7 (9.33%) WAN
4 6 (8.00%) Internet
4 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.67%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) HTTP
6 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.33%) CTI
7 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.33%) Junos
7 1 (1.33%) LDAP
7 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.33%) SSH
7 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) GIS
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.33%) KDB
6 1 (1.33%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Consultant
3 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Splunk Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Unix Specialist
7 2 (2.67%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Drupal Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Java Scrum Master
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris Specialist
7 2 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Java EE
1 6 (8.00%) Spring
2 4 (5.33%) Velocity
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) CSS3
3 2 (2.67%) Ember.js
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) React
3 2 (2.67%) RESTful
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.33%) Kafka
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) AIX
6 2 (2.67%) Solaris
7 1 (1.33%) MVS
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) Service Management
4 13 (17.33%) Asset Management
5 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.67%) ITSM
5 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.33%) User Stories
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.67%) Project Management
9 7 (9.33%) OO
9 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.00%) Six Sigma
11 5 (6.67%) BDD
11 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Migration
11 5 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.67%) Python
4 5 (6.67%) VBA
5 4 (5.33%) Perl
6 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) COBOL
7 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Korn
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) CEH
4 3 (4.00%) CISM
4 3 (4.00%) CISSP
4 3 (4.00%) GIAC
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) FATCA
2 2 (2.67%) NEBOSH
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) RACF
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.33%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) QRadar
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.33%) logstash
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) HP
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.00%) Splunk
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) BMC
5 2 (2.67%) ESRI
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Genesys
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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