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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
UK / Scotland
Rank 61 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 2.38% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.99% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £199 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
1377 2076 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.60% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 1144 1155
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +20.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 25 £338 +8.87% 6
Edinburgh +9 12 £438 +12.90% 6
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £350 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
West Lothian -5 1 - -
Fife - 1 £275 - 1
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) ITIL
3 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.97%) Service Management
5 17 (22.08%) ITSM
6 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (16.88%) Java
8 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
8 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.58%) Firewall
8 12 (15.58%) Asset Management
9 11 (14.29%) SQL
10 10 (12.99%) Unix
10 10 (12.99%) Windows
11 9 (11.69%) Oracle
11 9 (11.69%) Project Management
11 9 (11.69%) Scrum
11 9 (11.69%) Degree
11 9 (11.69%) Line Management
11 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.39%) Python
12 8 (10.39%) LAN
12 8 (10.39%) SLA
12 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.09%) Six Sigma
13 7 (9.09%) WAN
13 7 (9.09%) Linux
13 7 (9.09%) Change Management

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 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) CICS
3 2 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
1 2 (2.60%) Trello
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Route 53
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 8 (10.39%) LAN
3 7 (9.09%) WAN
4 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) SSL
6 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.60%) DNS
7 2 (2.60%) HTTP
7 2 (2.60%) Internet
7 2 (2.60%) LDAP
8 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.30%) Junos
8 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.60%) KDB
5 2 (2.60%) Kdb+
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Build Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Architect
7 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Splunk Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Agile Coach
8 2 (2.60%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.60%) KDB Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Java EE
1 5 (6.49%) Spring
2 3 (3.90%) RESTful
3 2 (2.60%) J2EE
3 2 (2.60%) Kafka
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.60%) Velocity
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) CMDB
4 3 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.30%) DataPower
6 1 (1.30%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) HPUX
5 1 (1.30%) MVS
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) ITIL
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) Service Management
4 17 (22.08%) ITSM
5 12 (15.58%) Asset Management
5 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.69%) Line Management
6 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
7 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.09%) Change Management
8 7 (9.09%) Service Design
8 7 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 7 (9.09%) User Stories
9 6 (7.79%) Coaching
9 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.79%) Migration
9 6 (7.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) Python
4 6 (7.79%) Perl
5 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.49%) VBA
6 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.60%) COBOL
9 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Korn
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) CEH
5 3 (3.90%) CISM
5 3 (3.90%) CISSP
5 3 (3.90%) GIAC
5 3 (3.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.30%) HND
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) FATCA
3 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.30%) NFS
3 1 (1.30%) RACF
3 1 (1.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) QRadar
3 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 2 (2.60%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.60%) logstash
3 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) BMC
4 4 (5.19%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.19%) Remedy
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Splunk
6 2 (2.60%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £20 - £22.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago