Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 86 111
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 48 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.16% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.38% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £406 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +9.09% -4.62%
10th Percentile £294 £413 £289
90th Percentile £605 £663 £618
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
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 2,595 1,453 2,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.02% 84.38% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,546 904 1,299
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £119.33 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (25.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.92%) Change Management
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
6 10 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) Banking
6 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 9 (18.75%) Business Transformation
8 8 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 8 (16.67%) Windows
8 8 (16.67%) Scrum
9 7 (14.58%) Migration
9 7 (14.58%) SQL
9 7 (14.58%) Business Change Management
9 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.50%) Open Source
10 6 (12.50%) Kanban
10 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.50%) DevOps
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.50%) HTML
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.42%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) CSS

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 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) HFM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.17%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Essbase
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.17%) MaxDB
3 2 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) NUnit
2 2 (4.17%) NWDI
2 2 (4.17%) Redmine
2 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.08%) Appium
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Gatling
3 1 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.08%) Protractor
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) TestNG
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
1 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Director
4 3 (6.25%) Hyperion Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.17%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.25%) WinForms
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.17%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 2 (4.17%) LESS
5 2 (4.17%) React
5 2 (4.17%) Redux
5 2 (4.17%) SAP Basis
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.17%) WCF
5 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Change Management
3 11 (22.92%) SDLC
4 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 10 (20.83%) Process Improvement
5 9 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (14.58%) Business Change Management
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) Migration
8 6 (12.50%) DevOps
8 6 (12.50%) Kanban
8 6 (12.50%) Open Source
8 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.42%) Coaching
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ACCA
2 1 (2.08%) CIPFA
2 1 (2.08%) CISA
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (8.33%) FINREP
1 4 (8.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (4.17%) Workday
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow