Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 July 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.

Continual Improvement
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 +29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 63 95 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.49% 1.73% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.04% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 63
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £225 £206 £242
90th Percentile £508 £500 £455
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median hourly rate - - £31.70
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £26.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.57% -1.90% +7.32%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3502 4667 5079
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.79% 84.95% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2038 2669 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £503 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 87 123
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.28 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.40 £43.30 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +31 37 £403 -10.56% 6
Glasgow -2 23 £375 +29.31% 2
West Lothian +1 3 £375 -0.66%
Continuous Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Finance
3 15 (23.81%) Banking
4 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (19.05%) Java
6 11 (17.46%) Unix
7 10 (15.87%) SQL
8 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 9 (14.29%) Scrum
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.70%) Change Management
9 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.70%) HTML
10 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.11%) Linux
10 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) Spring
10 7 (11.11%) BDD
10 7 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (9.52%) SDLC
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.52%) Coaching
11 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
11 6 (9.52%) Selenium
11 6 (9.52%) Service Management
11 6 (9.52%) CSS
12 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
12 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) UserZoom
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (1.59%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) VSAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Selenium
2 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.35%) JUnit
3 3 (4.76%) Bower
3 3 (4.76%) Grunt
3 3 (4.76%) gulp
3 3 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) jspm
3 3 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) Appium
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) GitLab
5 1 (1.59%) GoCD
5 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.76%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) HTML
2 7 (11.11%) Spring
3 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.35%) J2SE
4 4 (6.35%) JMS
4 4 (6.35%) React
5 3 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (4.76%) LESS
5 3 (4.76%) Sass
5 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) CSS3
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) Kafka
7 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.76%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) EPoS
6 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Tandem
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Unix
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) CentOS
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Scrum
3 8 (12.70%) Change Management
3 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.11%) BDD
4 7 (11.11%) TDD
5 6 (9.52%) Coaching
5 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.52%) SDLC
5 6 (9.52%) Service Management
6 5 (7.94%) Kanban
6 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.35%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) ES6
5 2 (3.17%) Groovy
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Scala
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) CCA
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) CCNP
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) MCSA
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) CISM
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.17%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) WSUS
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.59%) Graphite
2 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.59%) Icinga
2 1 (1.59%) logstash
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Avaya
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco
2 2 (3.17%) ClickTale
2 2 (3.17%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.59%) CA
3 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.59%) F5
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.59%) Sophos
3 1 (1.59%) Splunk
3 1 (1.59%) Tableau
3 1 (1.59%) Trillium
3 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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