Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 46 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 30 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.56% 3.51% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 4.19% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 21
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +9.63%
10th Percentile £226 £222 £189
90th Percentile £438 £450 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 1,015 884 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.68% 83.87% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 457 641
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £208
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +85.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +10.26% -37.60% +35.31%

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 17 February 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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) QA
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Law
5 5 (16.67%) Banking
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (16.67%) Office 365
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) Ansible
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.33%) Icinga
6 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
6 4 (13.33%) Graphite
6 4 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (13.33%) GoCD
6 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7

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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) IDOL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) GoCD
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Law
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) QA Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) CMS Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Velocity
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) Redux
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) SUSE
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) Firmware
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) Graphite
2 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
2 4 (13.33%) Icinga
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Brocade
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) iManage
5 1 (3.33%) Intapp
5 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas