The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Process Improvement
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 74 75
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 4 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.95% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 5
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £270 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £605 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.82 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +91.01% -25.83%  

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Edinburgh

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Edinburgh

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (36.36%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 1 (9.09%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (9.09%) Service Design
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Records Management
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) BPMN
7 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA

Process 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 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Process Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Engagement Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ICT Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft