Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

SOLID Principles
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -
Contract jobs citing SOLID 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 3.03% 6.52% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 8.57% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Dundee median daily rate £263 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -12.16% +5.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

SOLID 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 Dundee with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 52 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 78.79% 76.09% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 27
Dundee median daily rate £315 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.57% +2.68% +12.00%
10th Percentile £129 £209 £105
90th Percentile £438 £418 £413
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Dundee median hourly rate - £38.25 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +238.50% -62.95%
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.08% +10.71% +5.00%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Dundee

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOLID in Dundee.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Dundee

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 Dundee region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Heroku
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree