Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 80 109
Rank change year-on-year +22 +29 -26
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 76 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.63% 1.61% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.87% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £336 £380 £375
90th Percentile £575 £653 £700
Scotland median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +14.29%
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 2,514 1,601 2,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.08% 86.12% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 994 1,341
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £270
90th Percentile £571 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.86 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.68% -46.69% +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.95 £14.01
90th Percentile £105.45 £43.77 £57.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% -38.89% +34.65%

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 May 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 24 May 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 38 (50.00%) Finance
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Banking
2 25 (32.89%) Scrum
3 23 (30.26%) Coaching
4 18 (23.68%) Kanban
4 18 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
6 13 (17.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 10 (13.16%) Oracle
8 9 (11.84%) Change Management
9 7 (9.21%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.21%) DevOps
10 6 (7.89%) People Management
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (7.89%) Test Management
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Release Management
10 6 (7.89%) QA
11 5 (6.58%) Linux
11 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) Cryptography
11 5 (6.58%) Line Management
11 5 (6.58%) SDLC

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 2 (2.63%) Confluence
1 2 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) HFM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.63%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Essbase
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Smart View
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.63%) MaxDB
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
1 3 (3.95%) Selenium
1 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.63%) NWDI
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.63%) Protractor
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 38 (50.00%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Scrum Master
2 14 (18.42%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Administrator
5 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Developer
5 3 (3.95%) Hyperion Specialist
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Specialist
5 3 (3.95%) QA Manager
5 3 (3.95%) QA Test Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Coach
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (2.63%) Cryptography Consultant
6 2 (2.63%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 2 (2.63%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.63%) Web Services
1 2 (2.63%) WinForms
2 1 (1.32%) EDI
2 1 (1.32%) REST
2 1 (1.32%) SOAP
2 1 (1.32%) Velocity
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) iPad
3 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Scrum
3 23 (30.26%) Coaching
4 18 (23.68%) Kanban
4 18 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
6 13 (17.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (11.84%) Change Management
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (9.21%) DevOps
8 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.89%) People Management
9 6 (7.89%) Release Management
9 6 (7.89%) Test Management
10 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) Python
3 2 (2.63%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) Groovy
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) CIPFA
2 1 (1.32%) ACCA
2 1 (1.32%) CISA
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) FINREP
2 4 (5.26%) IFRS
3 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.63%) GDPR
4 2 (2.63%) PMO
5 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
3 2 (2.63%) Sybase
3 2 (2.63%) Thales
3 2 (2.63%) Workday
4 1 (1.32%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat