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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 72 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 49 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 1.34% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.87% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 12
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 26 £450 +20.00% 4
Glasgow +2 15 £325 +10.16%
Stirling - 1 £425 - 1
Fife - 1 - - 2
Dundee - 1 £210 -
Falkirk - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Continuous Improvement
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) UNIX
3 14 (15.38%) SQL
4 12 (13.19%) SOA
4 12 (13.19%) RACF
4 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.19%) Banking
5 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle
7 7 (7.69%) Validation
7 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.69%) Java
7 7 (7.69%) Middleware
8 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
8 6 (6.59%) Service Management
8 6 (6.59%) ITSM
8 6 (6.59%) Project Management
8 6 (6.59%) Coaching
8 6 (6.59%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
9 5 (5.49%) Rational Application Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Retail
9 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
9 5 (5.49%) CRM
9 5 (5.49%) Windows
9 5 (5.49%) UML
9 5 (5.49%) Web Services
9 5 (5.49%) Genesys
9 5 (5.49%) Chordiant

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) SSL
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) PABX
2 1 (1.10%) H.323
2 1 (1.10%) MGCP
2 1 (1.10%) ATM
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.30%) Maven
2 3 (3.30%) Selenium
2 3 (3.30%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.30%) Ant
2 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (12.09%) Designer
2 9 (9.89%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (8.79%) Solutions Designer
3 8 (8.79%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (6.59%) Programme Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Platform Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Validation Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Computer Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Process Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) IT Trainer
8 3 (3.30%) UNIX Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) Middleware
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.40%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) REST
4 3 (3.30%) JSON
4 3 (3.30%) RESTful
4 3 (3.30%) XML
4 3 (3.30%) XML Schema
5 2 (2.20%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) SCADA
2 4 (4.40%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) AS400
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.20%) Ergonomics
4 2 (2.20%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.10%) Tandem
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) UNIX
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) SOA
1 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.69%) Validation
2 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (6.59%) Service Management
3 6 (6.59%) ITSM
3 6 (6.59%) Project Management
3 6 (6.59%) Coaching
3 6 (6.59%) Business Transformation
4 5 (5.49%) Change Management
4 5 (5.49%) CRM
4 5 (5.49%) UML
4 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.40%) ITIL
5 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
5 4 (4.40%) Workflow
5 4 (4.40%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (4.40%) Release Management
5 4 (4.40%) Change Control
6 3 (3.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (4.40%) C#
3 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.30%) XPath
4 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.20%) VBScript
5 2 (2.20%) VB
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (4.40%) GAMP
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) RACF
2 4 (4.40%) Firmware
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 3 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Genesys
2 5 (5.49%) Chordiant
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco
4 2 (2.20%) Unisys
4 2 (2.20%) Epicor
4 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.10%) Omniture
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
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