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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 42 42 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.04% 2.09% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.46% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £356 £197 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.00% -41.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £100 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £254 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.31% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

Continuous 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 447 487 719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.98% 84.70% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 269 424
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Unix
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 8 (19.51%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 5 (12.20%) ITSM
7 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Coaching
8 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.76%) Banking
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) LAN
8 4 (9.76%) WAN
8 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Python
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.32%) JUnit
9 3 (7.32%) Perl
9 3 (7.32%) J2SE

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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 2 (4.88%) CICS
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) KDB
2 2 (4.88%) Kdb+
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) KDB Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) J2SE
1 3 (7.32%) JMS
1 3 (7.32%) Spring
1 3 (7.32%) Velocity
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) MVS
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Data Security
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) COBOL
6 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.44%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) FATCA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) RACF
2 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) logstash
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.88%) BMC
3 2 (4.88%) Remedy
3 2 (4.88%) Symantec
3 2 (4.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Veritas
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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