The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 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.

Process Improvement
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 44 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 3 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.56% 2.74% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 3.27% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +8.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £415
% change year-on-year +3.22% -6.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.40% +5.43%  

Process 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 455 490 726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.73% 83.76% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 426
Median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £263
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 2 6 20
Median hourly rate £17.36 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Glasgow

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Glasgow

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis

Process 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 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) API Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) Pega