Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 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.

Continual Improvement
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 0 +36
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 2.86% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.46% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 27
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -0.74% +17.24%
10th Percentile £159 £206 £260
90th Percentile £425 £472 £450
Scotland median daily rate £373 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +2.76% +5.84% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £46.70

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1116 925 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.91% 82.81% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 490 739
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 24
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -42.24% +96.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Law
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (20.00%) Graphite
4 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Icinga
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (20.00%) GoCD
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) WSUS

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
1 2 (10.00%) VSAN
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) GoCD
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) QA Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) Redux
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) Graphite
2 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (20.00%) Icinga
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Avaya
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Sophos
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Veeam