Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 25 June 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.

Disclosure Scotland
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 +11
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 98 133 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.37% 6.36% 4.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.56% 45.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 81
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £110 £140 £105
90th Percentile £551 £479 £538
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.14 £14.49 £12.12
% change year-on-year +59.70% +19.53% -

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 416 290 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.31% 13.86% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 173 229
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £191 £141 £196
90th Percentile £559 £488 £528
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +75.93% -70.00%
10th Percentile £14.31 £21.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £41.88 £24.88 £14.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.52% +61.46% -56.17%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.33%) Project Management
4 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
5 14 (14.29%) Java
6 12 (12.24%) SCCM
7 11 (11.22%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.22%) Windows 10
8 10 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (9.18%) Linux
10 8 (8.16%) Scrum
10 8 (8.16%) Content Management
11 7 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 7 (7.14%) VMware
11 7 (7.14%) CMS
11 7 (7.14%) Finance
11 7 (7.14%) Migration
11 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.14%) ITIL
11 7 (7.14%) SQL
11 7 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
12 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.12%) Cisco
12 6 (6.12%) Kanban
12 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (7.14%) CMS
2 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.04%) InVision
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.02%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) VPN
2 3 (3.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.02%) DHCP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) Skype
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.04%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.02%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Appium
1 4 (4.08%) Gatling
1 4 (4.08%) JUnit
1 4 (4.08%) Protractor
1 4 (4.08%) TestNG
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.02%) Maven
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 9 (9.18%) Architect
3 7 (7.14%) Administrator
3 7 (7.14%) Developer
3 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) CMS Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Project Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Spring
2 4 (4.08%) Node.js
2 4 (4.08%) Spring Boot
3 3 (3.06%) REST
3 3 (3.06%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) Drools
4 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (1.02%) .NET
5 1 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.02%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) Java EE
5 1 (1.02%) jBPM
5 1 (1.02%) JPA
5 1 (1.02%) JSF
5 1 (1.02%) RESTful
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.10%) User Experience
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) iPhone
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) Windows 10
2 11 (11.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.18%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.33%) Project Management
3 10 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 8 (8.16%) Content Management
4 8 (8.16%) Scrum
5 7 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.14%) ITIL
5 7 (7.14%) Migration
5 7 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.12%) Kanban
6 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.10%) Change Management
7 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.10%) DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.10%) Time Management
7 5 (5.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) Java
2 7 (7.14%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.04%) APMP
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.02%) CIPFA
3 1 (1.02%) MCITP
3 1 (1.02%) MCSA
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) GDPR
1 3 (3.06%) PMO
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.08%) Puppet
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (6.12%) Cisco
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
6 2 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (1.02%) Brocade
7 1 (1.02%) EMC
7 1 (1.02%) ESRI
7 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow