Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 31 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 +14
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 88 134 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.02% 5.02% 3.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.65% 35.26% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 61
Edinburgh median daily rate £275 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £108 £146 £148
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £334 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -4.71% -6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.78 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year +51.15% -3.51% -

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 357 380 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.24% 14.25% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 215 166
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £210 £176
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £18.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -32.43% -14.42%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.63 £21.18
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.88 £38.73
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.68% -32.00% -22.90%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.18%) Windows
3 12 (13.64%) Scrum
3 12 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
5 9 (10.23%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Java
6 8 (9.09%) Kanban
6 8 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 7 (7.95%) DevOps
7 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
7 7 (7.95%) Finance
7 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle
8 6 (6.82%) HTML
8 6 (6.82%) ITIL
8 6 (6.82%) Microservices
8 6 (6.82%) REST
8 6 (6.82%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) SCCM
8 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.68%) JIRA
9 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.68%) Coaching
9 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.68%) CSS

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 (3.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.27%) Confluence
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.27%) InVision
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) IaaS
2 2 (2.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) BGP
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.41%) OSPF
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) Intranet
3 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
4 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) GIS
2 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) Hudson
3 1 (1.14%) JMeter
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Legal
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (12.50%) Analyst
1 11 (12.50%) Architect
2 7 (7.95%) Developer
2 7 (7.95%) Technical Architect
3 5 (5.68%) Project Officer
3 5 (5.68%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (5.68%) Support Officer
4 4 (4.55%) Administrator
4 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (4.55%) Document Manager
4 4 (4.55%) Project Delivery Manager
4 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (3.41%) Designer
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (3.41%) HTML Developer
5 3 (3.41%) Risk Manager
5 3 (3.41%) Scrum Master
5 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) HTML
1 6 (6.82%) REST
2 5 (5.68%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.41%) RESTful
4 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.27%) Spring
4 2 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) Ajax
5 1 (1.14%) Drools
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) jBPM
5 1 (1.14%) jQuery
5 1 (1.14%) JSON
5 1 (1.14%) React
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.14%) SOAP
5 1 (1.14%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (1.14%) XHTML
5 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) CESG
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.27%) Blog
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 12 (13.64%) Scrum
3 9 (10.23%) Project Management
4 8 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 8 (9.09%) Kanban
5 7 (7.95%) DevOps
5 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL
6 6 (6.82%) Microservices
6 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.82%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.68%) Coaching
7 5 (5.68%) Service Management
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.55%) Content Management
8 4 (4.55%) Migration
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) Java
2 5 (5.68%) Python
2 5 (5.68%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) C#
4 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) CCNP
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.41%) ISACA
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) CCDP
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) CIPFA
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (3.41%) COBIT
2 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (3.41%) NIST 800
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.14%) Icinga
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe
4 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) Mitel
5 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.27%) Twitter
6 1 (1.14%) Aruba
6 1 (1.14%) ESRI
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) ProCurve