Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 104 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 47 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 0.90% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.08% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £390 £275
90th Percentile £560 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £373 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +2.76% +5.84% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £46.70

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Change Management
4 13 (27.66%) Banking
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
5 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
5 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (21.28%) SDLC
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) Service Management
7 9 (19.15%) Coaching
7 9 (19.15%) Business Transformation
8 8 (17.02%) DevOps
8 8 (17.02%) Business Process Improvement
8 8 (17.02%) Process Improvement
8 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.89%) HTML
9 7 (14.89%) Business Change Management
10 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) Kanban
11 5 (10.64%) JIRA
11 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.64%) Windows

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) AMQP
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Appium
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) NUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Redmine
3 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Gatling
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Protractor
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum Master
6 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.51%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Director
7 3 (6.38%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Transition Manager
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Coach
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) LESS
4 2 (4.26%) React
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.26%) WCF
4 2 (4.26%) WinForms
4 2 (4.26%) WPF
4 2 (4.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Change Management
3 11 (23.40%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) SDLC
5 9 (19.15%) Business Transformation
5 9 (19.15%) Coaching
5 9 (19.15%) Service Management
6 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.02%) Business Process Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
6 8 (17.02%) Process Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) Business Change Management
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Open Source
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) CA
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus
3 1 (2.13%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow