The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.057% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £225 - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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
1462 2131 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.02% 82.60% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1142 1258
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Scotland region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance 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 Performance Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Edinburgh +23 1 £225 -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence

Performance 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Junior SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Junior SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL