Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +22
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 77 112 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.01% 3.88% 4.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.06% 24.35% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 67 49
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +15.21%
10th Percentile £106 £133 £143
90th Percentile £550 £573 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.86% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.41 £14.87 £18.00
% change year-on-year +57.43% -17.39% -

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 320 460 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.51% 15.96% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 280 123
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £212 £151
90th Percentile £538 £575 £560
Scotland median daily rate £388 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +2.78% +0.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.29% +26.13% -14.42%
10th Percentile £12.83 £20.75 £21.18
90th Percentile £32.23 £130.25 £38.73
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, 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 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) SQL
3 11 (14.29%) DevOps
4 10 (12.99%) Java
5 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
5 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.39%) JIRA
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle
6 8 (10.39%) Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Scrum
7 7 (9.09%) Windows
7 7 (9.09%) Python
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
8 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.79%) CCNP
8 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.79%) HTML
8 6 (7.79%) Firewall
8 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (6.49%) BDD
9 5 (6.49%) REST
9 5 (6.49%) ISACA
9 5 (6.49%) Information Assurance
9 5 (6.49%) COBIT

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 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Blackboard Learn
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Moodle
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) IaaS
1 4 (5.19%) PaaS
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.30%) AdWords
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 3 (3.90%) BGP
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.90%) OSPF
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) VoIP
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) MPLS
3 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) DB2
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.49%) Protractor
3 4 (5.19%) Hudson
3 4 (5.19%) JUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) JMeter
4 3 (3.90%) Robot Framework
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) Appium
5 2 (2.60%) Gatling
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) TestNG
6 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (2.60%) Banking
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Analyst
2 9 (11.69%) Architect
3 6 (7.79%) Technical Architect
3 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Risk Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Document Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (3.90%) Information Assurance Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Information Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Information Risk Manager
5 3 (3.90%) IT Analyst
5 3 (3.90%) IT Support
5 3 (3.90%) Network Specialist
5 3 (3.90%) Scrum Master
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) Support Officer
5 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (2.60%) Agile Developer
6 2 (2.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) HTML
2 5 (6.49%) REST
3 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) SOAP
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.60%) React
4 2 (2.60%) Sass
4 2 (2.60%) Spring
4 2 (2.60%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (2.60%) XSLT
5 1 (1.30%) Ajax
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
5 1 (1.30%) XHTML
5 1 (1.30%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) CESG
3 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Blog
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Licensing
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Wallet
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Solaris
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) DevOps
3 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
3 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
5 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.49%) BDD
7 5 (6.49%) Information Assurance
7 5 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.19%) Kanban
8 4 (5.19%) Open Source
8 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.19%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) XPath
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) CCNP
1 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.49%) ISACA
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) CCDP
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) COBIT
1 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 5 (6.49%) NIST 800
2 4 (5.19%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (1.30%) Icinga
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) Mitel
5 2 (2.60%) Apple
5 2 (2.60%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) NetApp
5 2 (2.60%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Aruba
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) VMware