Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 657 464 702
Rank change year-on-year -193 +238 +97
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 91 32 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.07% 1.02% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 18 76
10th Percentile £424 £384 £409
25th Percentile £500 £441 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% +15.79%
75th Percentile £645 £616 £600
90th Percentile £750 £676 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £21.05 £21.05 £25.12
Median % change year-on-year - -16.20% -39.94%
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £21.05 £25.12
% change year-on-year - -16.20% -39.94%

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 8,488 3,128 8,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.60% 11.66% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,732 1,999 5,564
10th Percentile £263 £284 £250
25th Percentile £386 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £690 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 139 355
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.71 £10.92
25th Percentile £13.00 £14.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.11 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.62% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £45.63 £45.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £62.18 £55.00 £56.15
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.95
% change year-on-year -4.99% +0.50% +4.73%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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
North of England -42 43 £588 -2.08% 3
Yorkshire -17 29 £600 -7.69%
London -197 16 £495 +4.21%
North West -50 15 £575 +4.55%
South East -96 14 £548 -21.62%
South West -38 12 £550 +13.40%
North East - 8 £575 - 3
West Midlands -57 7 £650 +44.44%
Midlands -73 7 £650 +44.44%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 87 (95.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 45 (49.45%) Security Cleared
3 34 (37.36%) SC Cleared
4 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.98%) Social Skills
6 17 (18.68%) Python
7 15 (16.48%) DevOps
8 14 (15.38%) NHS
8 14 (15.38%) AWS
9 13 (14.29%) ITIL
9 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.29%) Decision-Making
10 12 (13.19%) Migration
10 12 (13.19%) SQL
10 12 (13.19%) Project Management
10 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
11 10 (10.99%) QA
11 10 (10.99%) Azure
11 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.99%) Data Science
11 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.89%) Analytics
12 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.89%) User Research
12 9 (9.89%) Java
13 8 (8.79%) Web Services
13 8 (8.79%) Service Management
13 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
13 8 (8.79%) Business Case

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 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) AWS
2 10 (10.99%) Azure
3 7 (7.69%) IaaS
4 6 (6.59%) SaaS
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (3.30%) PaaS
6 3 (3.30%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (2.20%) GCP
7 2 (2.20%) GitHub
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.10%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) IPsec
3 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) Multicast
3 2 (2.20%) PSTN
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) 5G
4 1 (1.10%) ADSL
4 1 (1.10%) Broadband
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) Network Security
4 1 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.10%) VLAN
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.40%) Metadata
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.10%) Metadata Repository
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.10%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) GitLab
2 5 (5.49%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) Postman
4 1 (1.10%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.10%) Clang
4 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.10%) ERwin
4 1 (1.10%) Gatling
4 1 (1.10%) GCC
4 1 (1.10%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (21.98%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Police
4 5 (5.49%) Influencing Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.40%) Local Government
5 4 (4.40%) Military
6 2 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Law
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Architect
2 8 (8.79%) Analyst
2 8 (8.79%) Technical Architect
3 7 (7.69%) Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Data Scientist
4 6 (6.59%) User Researcher
5 5 (5.49%) Data Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Digital User Researcher
5 5 (5.49%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Designer
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) JFC
3 5 (5.49%) JSON
4 4 (4.40%) REST
5 3 (3.30%) .NET
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) Node.js
5 3 (3.30%) OAuth
5 3 (3.30%) OAuth2
5 3 (3.30%) OpenID
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.20%) PyTorch
6 2 (2.20%) SAML
6 2 (2.20%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.20%) XACML
6 2 (2.20%) YAML
7 1 (1.10%) FIDO
7 1 (1.10%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) NHS
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.59%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) CCTV
3 4 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.20%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) IVR
5 2 (2.20%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.48%) DevOps
3 13 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.19%) Migration
4 12 (13.19%) Project Management
5 10 (10.99%) Data Science
5 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.89%) Analytics
6 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.89%) User Research
7 8 (8.79%) Business Case
7 8 (8.79%) Service Design
7 8 (8.79%) Service Management
7 8 (8.79%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (7.69%) Prototyping
8 7 (7.69%) Scrum
8 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Python
2 12 (13.19%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) Java
4 5 (5.49%) R
5 4 (4.40%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.20%) C++
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) Go
8 1 (1.10%) Rust
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (95.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 45 (49.45%) Security Cleared
3 34 (37.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.10%) APMP
7 1 (1.10%) CCNA
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.10%) MBCS
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) Accessibility
3 3 (3.30%) GMP
4 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.20%) SLA
5 1 (1.10%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (1.10%) COBIT
5 1 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.10%) PMO
5 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
3 2 (2.20%) HDFS
3 2 (2.20%) RACF
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) iptables
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.40%) Terraform
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.10%) Nessus
3 1 (1.10%) OPNET
3 1 (1.10%) systemd
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Cisco
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Avaya
3 2 (2.20%) BT
3 2 (2.20%) Dell
3 2 (2.20%) Google
3 2 (2.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.10%) BiZZdesign
4 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.10%) Informatica
4 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.10%) Splunk