Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 32 52
Rank change year-on-year -31 +20 +22
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 80 128 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.74% 4.47% 4.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.26% 29.91% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 58
Edinburgh median daily rate £275 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -3.13% +28.00%
10th Percentile £108 £118 £119
90th Percentile £560 £575 £499
Scotland median daily rate £381 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +5.17% +0.35% +20.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.15% - -

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 344 428 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.79% 14.94% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 256 156
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +16.96%
10th Percentile £186 £207 £155
90th Percentile £555 £563 £544
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £354
% change year-on-year - +5.93% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% -14.41% -14.42%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.70% -25.50% -23.08%

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 12 November 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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.75%) Java
2 11 (13.75%) DevOps
2 11 (13.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 10 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 10 (12.50%) Scrum
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle
5 8 (10.00%) HTML
5 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (10.00%) Kanban
6 7 (8.75%) REST
6 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.75%) Windows
6 7 (8.75%) Linux
6 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (7.50%) Microservices
7 6 (7.50%) CSS
7 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 6 (7.50%) Python
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco
7 6 (7.50%) SaaS
7 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
7 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) COBIT
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.25%) Information Assurance

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 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.50%) InVision
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
2 4 (5.00%) IaaS
2 4 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) BGP
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (5.00%) OSPF
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) Skype
4 1 (1.25%) VoIP
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) DB2
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) JUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Appium
3 2 (2.50%) Gatling
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) JMeter
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.50%) Protractor
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) TestNG
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
General
1 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Architect
2 12 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Technical Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Risk Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Document Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) IT Support
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Coach
7 3 (3.75%) Information Assurance Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Information Risk Manager
7 3 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (8.75%) REST
3 6 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (3.75%) .NET
4 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.75%) RESTful
4 3 (3.75%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) jQuery
5 2 (2.50%) Middleware
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.50%) React
5 2 (2.50%) Sass
5 2 (2.50%) Spring
5 2 (2.50%) Thymeleaf
5 2 (2.50%) XSLT
6 1 (1.25%) Ajax
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.25%) JSON
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) CESG
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Blog
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) iPhone
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Linux
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Solaris
2 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.75%) DevOps
2 11 (13.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 10 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 10 (12.50%) Scrum
4 8 (10.00%) Kanban
4 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (7.50%) Microservices
5 6 (7.50%) Project Management
5 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
5 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.25%) Coaching
6 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) Java
2 9 (11.25%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) XPath
7 1 (1.25%) C
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) CCNP
1 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.25%) ISACA
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CCDP
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) COBIT
1 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 5 (6.25%) NIST 800
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) GDPR
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.25%) Icinga
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Cisco
3 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe
4 3 (3.75%) IBM
4 3 (3.75%) Mitel
5 2 (2.50%) NetApp
5 2 (2.50%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) Aruba
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.25%) Open-E
6 1 (1.25%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) Synology
6 1 (1.25%) VMware