Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 46 58
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.60% 3.55% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.06% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 14
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +24.58% -8.79%
10th Percentile £280 £261 £127
90th Percentile £488 £453 £375
Scotland median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £29.78 - -
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 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 1,333 986 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.56% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 522 578
Glasgow median daily rate £389 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £206
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.93 £27.45 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.67% -15.55% +28.71%
10th Percentile £10.06 £14.49 £13.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.23 £40.26
Scotland median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -48.61% +34.65%

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 22 May 2018.

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

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Decision-Making
5 11 (27.50%) Office 365
5 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) VMware
6 10 (25.00%) SCCM
7 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
8 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.50%) SQL
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) Kanban
10 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (15.00%) TDD
11 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (12.50%) Games
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) User Stories

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 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Skype
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) IDOL
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Games
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Scrum Master
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (10.00%) User Researcher
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) QA Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) COM
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) Velocity
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) EDI
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.00%) Blog
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) IBM XIV
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) BYOD
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) IVR
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Decision-Making
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Kanban
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) ATDD
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
6 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.50%) Service Design
6 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.50%) User Stories
7 4 (10.00%) Coaching
7 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.00%) Workflow
8 3 (7.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter
5 3 (7.50%) Veritas
6 2 (5.00%) Brocade
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) iManage
7 1 (2.50%) Intapp
7 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec