The table below looks at the statistics for the SCM Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCM Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Configuration Management (SCM) Engineer
Rank 578 559 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs requiring an SCM Engineer 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48551 46784 42135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.38% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29792 27671 24104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1968 2263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

SCM Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCM Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SCM Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCM Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCM Engineer within the UK.

SCM Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCM Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCM Engineer within the UK.

SCM Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCM Engineer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCM Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 3 - -
London -11 3 - -
City of London - 2 - -

SCM Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SCM Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SCM Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) HTML

SCM Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SCM Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SCM Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
5 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft