Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 714 734
Rank change year-on-year +236 +20 -228
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 35 96 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.07% 1.12% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 75 97
Median daily rate £525 £550 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +19.57% +8.24%
10th Percentile £430 £425 £255
90th Percentile £650 £695 £580
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Median hourly rate £19.30 £25.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.19% -44.18% +28.57%
10th Percentile £17.27 £20.50 £26.50
90th Percentile £21.05 £52.45 £65.43
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £28.00
% change year-on-year -28.34% -10.29% +88.30%

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,284 8,560 10,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.26% 10.21% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,953 5,355 6,895
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £256
90th Percentile £645 £649 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 376 344
Median hourly rate £26.73 £22.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.50% -11.11% +23.75%
10th Percentile £12.64 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.46 £53.75 £52.68
Median hourly rate £25.30 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.99% -4.35% +12.20%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the England region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +186 13 £575 +4.55%
North of England +100 9 £575 +4.55%
South East +171 5 £450 -15.09%
Yorkshire +75 5 £650 +18.18%
South West +83 4 £525 -3.14% 1
North West +70 4 £475 -22.76%
East of England +80 3 £475 -1.55%
Midlands +85 1 £450 -20.35% 1
West Midlands +64 1 £450 -27.94% 1
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 18 (51.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Public Sector
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
5 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.00%) Azure
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Finance
6 6 (17.14%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) DBS Check
7 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
7 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) Unix
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
7 5 (14.29%) VoIP
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) AWS
7 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Web Design
8 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) WAN
8 4 (11.43%) HTTP

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Azure
2 5 (14.29%) AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Office 365
3 4 (11.43%) PaaS
4 2 (5.71%) GCP
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.86%) GitHub
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) DMZ
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) OSPF
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) TACACS
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) CircleCI
3 2 (5.71%) Grunt
3 2 (5.71%) gulp
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Mocha
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Mockito
4 1 (2.86%) MSI
4 1 (2.86%) Postman
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (22.86%) Public Sector
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planner
4 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) JAX-RS
4 2 (5.71%) Mustache
4 2 (5.71%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.86%) Django
5 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) Nunjucks
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Web Design
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.57%) Project Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Task Automation
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) DBS Check
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Salt
4 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Lets Encrypt
5 1 (2.86%) MobileIron