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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 97 77 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 29 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.22% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 18
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £219 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
1793 2654 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.46% 82.27% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1381 1161
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -14 11 £313 -15.54% 9
Edinburgh +7 10 £438 +31.97% 8
West Lothian +6 4 £378 +0.66%
Stirling - 2 - - 3
Renfrewshire - 2 £296 -
Continuous Improvement
UK

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.88%) ITIL
4 16 (17.58%) Service Management
5 15 (16.48%) Project Management
6 14 (15.38%) Java
7 13 (14.29%) SLA
7 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 12 (13.19%) HP
8 12 (13.19%) Unix
8 12 (13.19%) Scrum
9 11 (12.09%) Windows
9 11 (12.09%) Linux
9 11 (12.09%) Banking
9 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (10.99%) User Stories
10 10 (10.99%) TDD
10 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
11 9 (9.89%) SQL
11 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
12 8 (8.79%) Change Management
12 8 (8.79%) Oracle
12 8 (8.79%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (7.69%) Process Improvement
13 7 (7.69%) BDD
13 7 (7.69%) Internet
13 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.69%) Management Information System

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 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.20%) Drupal
4 2 (2.20%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Route 53
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) CTI
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.10%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) UniData
4 2 (2.20%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.10%) KDB
5 1 (1.10%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) ProC
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Analyst
2 7 (7.69%) Change Manager
2 7 (7.69%) Consultant
2 7 (7.69%) Developer
3 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
4 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
4 4 (4.40%) IT Manager
4 4 (4.40%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.40%) Scrum Master
4 4 (4.40%) Unix Specialist
5 3 (3.30%) Agile Coach
5 3 (3.30%) Head of IT
5 3 (3.30%) Java Scrum Master
5 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
5 3 (3.30%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (3.30%) Transition Manager
6 2 (2.20%) Digital Product Owner
6 2 (2.20%) Product Owner
6 2 (2.20%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Java EE
1 5 (5.49%) Spring
2 4 (4.40%) Velocity
3 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.20%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.20%) CSS
3 2 (2.20%) CSS3
3 2 (2.20%) Ember.js
3 2 (2.20%) HTML
3 2 (2.20%) HTML5
3 2 (2.20%) Node.js
3 2 (2.20%) React
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.10%) J2EE
4 1 (1.10%) RESTful
4 1 (1.10%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.10%) VXML
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) CMDB
4 4 (4.40%) User Experience
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.10%) DataPower
7 1 (1.10%) Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) IVR
7 1 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.10%) Statistics
7 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Unix
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.30%) AIX
5 3 (3.30%) Solaris
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) HPUX
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) ITIL
3 16 (17.58%) Service Management
4 15 (16.48%) Project Management
5 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 12 (13.19%) Scrum
7 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.99%) TDD
7 10 (10.99%) User Stories
8 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.79%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.79%) Change Management
9 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (7.69%) BDD
10 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.69%) Process Improvement
10 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.59%) Quality Management
11 6 (6.59%) Six Sigma
11 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) Java
2 9 (9.89%) SQL
3 5 (5.49%) Perl
4 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.30%) C
5 3 (3.30%) VBA
6 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.20%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) CISSP
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.20%) CEH
4 2 (2.20%) CISM
4 2 (2.20%) GIAC
4 2 (2.20%) ISEB
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.20%) NEBOSH
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.10%) FATCA
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) RACF
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Control-M
1 2 (2.20%) QRadar
2 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) HP
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) CA
5 2 (2.20%) ESRI
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.20%) Splunk
5 2 (2.20%) SunGard
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) Genesys
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Trillium
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
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