Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 92 104
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 76 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.60% 1.72% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.02% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £350 £225 £390
90th Percentile £538 £542 £488
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.13% +7.14% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2,598 2,481 1,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.85% 85.32% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,324 1,442 1,057
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +3.23% +9.15% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 29
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.21 £11.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.36 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.05% +1.20%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Finance
3 24 (31.58%) Scrum
4 20 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (26.32%) Banking
5 15 (19.74%) Coaching
6 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
7 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
8 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
9 8 (10.53%) Network Security
9 8 (10.53%) Decision-Making
10 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
11 6 (7.89%) Kanban
11 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.89%) DevOps
11 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
12 5 (6.58%) ATDD
12 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
12 5 (6.58%) User Stories
12 5 (6.58%) Service Design
12 5 (6.58%) Agile Coaching
12 5 (6.58%) JIRA
12 5 (6.58%) TDD
12 5 (6.58%) Games

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 3 (3.95%) SAS
2 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (2.63%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Base SAS
1 2 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) JUnit
2 4 (5.26%) Protractor
3 3 (3.95%) Appium
3 3 (3.95%) Gatling
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) TestNG
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.32%) JBehave
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 10 (13.16%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Agile Coach
5 5 (6.58%) Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Cryptography Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Designer
7 2 (2.63%) HR Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Product Owner
7 2 (2.63%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) SAS Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Systems Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Transfer Agency Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) CSS3
2 1 (1.32%) Flash
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) HTML5
2 1 (1.32%) React
2 1 (1.32%) Redux
2 1 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Blog
5 1 (1.32%) BYOD
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Scrum
3 20 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.74%) Coaching
5 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
6 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
7 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
8 8 (10.53%) Decision-Making
9 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.89%) DevOps
10 6 (7.89%) Kanban
10 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.58%) ATDD
11 5 (6.58%) Service Design
11 5 (6.58%) User Stories
11 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.58%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) Groovy
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) CISSP
1 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.32%) CISM
2 1 (1.32%) SANS
2 1 (1.32%) VCAP
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) IFRS
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) FINREP
3 1 (1.32%) FRS 29
3 1 (1.32%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (2.63%) NetApp
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle
1 2 (2.63%) Thales
2 1 (1.32%) Brocade
2 1 (1.32%) CA
2 1 (1.32%) EMC
2 1 (1.32%) Pega
2 1 (1.32%) SAP
2 1 (1.32%) Twitter
2 1 (1.32%) VMware