Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Process Improvement
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 101 115
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 34 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.46% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £420 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +22.81% -8.80%
10th Percentile £308 £323 £300
90th Percentile £490 £444 £438
Scotland median daily rate £394 £423 £300
% change year-on-year -6.80% +40.83% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £15.82 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £15.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +168.73% -20.93% -

Process 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 2490 1777 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.41% 83.78% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1025 1370
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £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 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 20 (58.82%) Business Analysis
1 20 (58.82%) Business Process Improvement
2 18 (52.94%) Change Management
3 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (50.00%) Business Change Management
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (29.41%) User Experience
6 10 (29.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (29.41%) Sitecore
6 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (29.41%) CMS
7 9 (26.47%) Use Case
7 9 (26.47%) SDLC
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 8 (23.53%) JIRA
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (23.53%) Business Transformation
8 8 (23.53%) Validation
8 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
9 7 (20.59%) Web Services
9 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
9 7 (20.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (20.59%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (20.59%) Axure RP
9 7 (20.59%) Lucidchart
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory

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 10 (29.41%) CMS
1 10 (29.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
1 7 (20.59%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Lucidchart
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JIRA
2 7 (20.59%) Axure RP
2 7 (20.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Business Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Digital Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Digital Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.82%) UAT Manager
6 3 (8.82%) UAT Test Manager
7 2 (5.88%) CMS Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.94%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (29.41%) User Experience
3 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.76%) CMDB
5 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Business Analysis
1 20 (58.82%) Business Process Improvement
2 18 (52.94%) Change Management
3 17 (50.00%) Business Change Management
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 9 (26.47%) Use Case
8 8 (23.53%) Business Transformation
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 8 (23.53%) Validation
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 4 (11.76%) Analytics
11 4 (11.76%) Change Control
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Sitecore
2 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) SAP