Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 76 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.95% 1.60% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.84% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 14
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £373 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +21.73% -10.00%
10th Percentile £324 £284 £206
90th Percentile £468 £475 £432
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £381
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.64% +9.24%
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 1,592 1,140 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.54% 86.96% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 609 611
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £215
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £20.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.44% +47.82% -58.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.15 £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% -23.61% +37.30%

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 21 August 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 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Decision-Making
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) Workflow
5 6 (17.14%) SCCM
5 6 (17.14%) Office 365
5 6 (17.14%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Service Design
6 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.29%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) Blog
7 4 (11.43%) QA
7 4 (11.43%) Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (11.43%) Coaching

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Drupal
2 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) Skype
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Hudson
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Grunt
2 2 (5.71%) gulp
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 4 (11.43%) Designer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) User Researcher
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (8.57%) QA Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) COM
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
1 3 (8.57%) CSS3
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) React Native
2 2 (5.71%) Sass
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) EDI
3 1 (2.86%) React
3 1 (2.86%) Redux
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blog
2 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) IVR
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Decision-Making
3 6 (17.14%) Analytics
3 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Workflow
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Kanban
4 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Service Design
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 3 (8.57%) ATDD
6 3 (8.57%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec