Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 482 347
Rank change year-on-year -189 -135 +25
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 174 337 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.40% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.57% 3.43% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 276 515
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £259 £258
90th Percentile £551 £585 £625
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
England median hourly rate £28.00 £11.18 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.56% -68.96% -77.14%
10th Percentile £21.13 £10.59 £28.00
90th Percentile £48.78 £41.15 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £14.49 £32.00
% change year-on-year +93.24% -54.72% -79.68%

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 11,099 9,829 10,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.13% 11.68% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,127 6,397 7,140
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £638 £630 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 323 388
England median hourly rate £24.56 £19.00 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.26% -21.12% +12.03%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.63
% change year-on-year +17.50% -18.78% +14.40%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 June 2018. 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 -86 88 £510 +13.33% 3
North of England -46 38 £271 -32.40% 1
North East 0 23 £260 -30.67%
South West -13 19 £425 +3.66%
Midlands -27 15 £300 -27.27%
North West -15 10 £438 -27.08% 1
West Midlands -42 10 £287 -32.50%
South East -60 9 £415 +10.67% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £388 +3.33%
East of England -23 5 £381 -15.28% 1
Yorkshire -45 5 £400 -0.99%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 85 (48.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 83 (47.70%) Security Cleared
3 78 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (29.31%) SC Cleared
5 40 (22.99%) Java
6 26 (14.94%) Windows
7 24 (13.79%) Scrum
7 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 24 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 23 (13.22%) Active Directory
9 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
9 22 (12.64%) DBS Check
10 21 (12.07%) Windows Server
10 21 (12.07%) ITIL
10 21 (12.07%) Java 8
11 20 (11.49%) SQL
11 20 (11.49%) Finance
11 20 (11.49%) Test Automation
12 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (10.92%) JavaScript
12 19 (10.92%) Citrix
12 19 (10.92%) DNS
12 19 (10.92%) DHCP
13 18 (10.34%) JMS
13 18 (10.34%) Unix
13 18 (10.34%) Project Management
13 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (9.77%) Hibernate
14 17 (9.77%) JIRA

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 12 (6.90%) Confluence
2 9 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.87%) WildFly
4 4 (2.30%) JBoss
4 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.72%) Drupal
6 2 (1.15%) CMS
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Site Server
7 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.20%) Office 365
3 12 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (5.17%) npm
5 8 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.87%) PaaS
6 5 (2.87%) SaaS
7 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.92%) DHCP
1 19 (10.92%) DNS
2 6 (3.45%) 3G
2 6 (3.45%) SMS
2 6 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.87%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.30%) HTTP
5 2 (1.15%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) Network Security
5 2 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) Skype
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.30%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.72%) MS Access
7 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.15%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.15%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.57%) Power BI
8 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.77%) JIRA
3 11 (6.32%) Maven
4 10 (5.75%) gulp
4 10 (5.75%) Jasmine
5 9 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (5.17%) Protractor
6 7 (4.02%) Mockito
6 7 (4.02%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.87%) Checkstyle
7 5 (2.87%) JUnit
7 5 (2.87%) Liquibase
7 5 (2.87%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.72%) Subversion
10 2 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.15%) Selenium
10 2 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 20 (11.49%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Marketing
3 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.30%) Retail
4 3 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (21.84%) Developer
2 26 (14.94%) Analyst
3 25 (14.37%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 17 (9.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Architect
7 12 (6.90%) Consultant
8 10 (5.75%) Mobility Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.60%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Digital Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Office 365 Consultant
10 7 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.45%) Active Directory Architect
11 6 (3.45%) Active Directory Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Azure Architect
11 6 (3.45%) Azure Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
2 18 (10.34%) JMS
3 17 (9.77%) Hibernate
4 13 (7.47%) CSS
5 11 (6.32%) RESTful
6 10 (5.75%) Sass
6 10 (5.75%) Spring
7 9 (5.17%) JAX-RS
7 9 (5.17%) JSON
7 9 (5.17%) Node.js
7 9 (5.17%) RAML
7 9 (5.17%) REST
8 7 (4.02%) HTML
9 5 (2.87%) Drools
9 5 (2.87%) Java EE
9 5 (2.87%) Lambda Expressions
9 5 (2.87%) LDAP
9 5 (2.87%) React
9 5 (2.87%) WireMock
10 4 (2.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.47%) PKI
3 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.02%) NHS
4 6 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.45%) User Experience
5 5 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.87%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.30%) FMCG
6 4 (2.30%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.72%) Social Media
8 2 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.94%) Windows
2 21 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (10.34%) Unix
4 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.47%) Linux
6 11 (6.32%) Android
6 11 (6.32%) Apple iOS
6 11 (6.32%) Windows Phone
6 11 (6.32%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (4.60%) Mac OS X
8 7 (4.02%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.87%) VMS
11 3 (1.72%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.79%) Scrum
3 21 (12.07%) ITIL
4 20 (11.49%) Test Automation
5 18 (10.34%) Project Management
6 16 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.47%) Open Source
7 13 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (6.90%) Identity Management
8 12 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (6.32%) Content Management
10 10 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (5.75%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.75%) TDD
11 8 (4.60%) Migration
11 8 (4.60%) Service Design
11 8 (4.60%) Software Delivery
11 8 (4.60%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.99%) Java
2 21 (12.07%) Java 8
3 20 (11.49%) SQL
4 19 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.05%) ES6
6 13 (7.47%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.17%) Python
8 7 (4.02%) PHP
9 5 (2.87%) C#
9 5 (2.87%) JPQL
9 5 (2.87%) Ruby
10 3 (1.72%) VBA
11 2 (1.15%) C++
11 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.15%) Scala
12 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (48.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 83 (47.70%) Security Cleared
3 51 (29.31%) SC Cleared
4 22 (12.64%) DBS Check
5 12 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (6.90%) Degree
6 8 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.30%) BC Cleared
8 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) PMO
2 4 (2.30%) SLA
3 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) HL7
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 23 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.45%) XenApp
3 3 (1.72%) Docker
4 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) AirWatch
2 11 (6.32%) SAP Afaria
2 11 (6.32%) XenMobile
3 5 (2.87%) SCCM
3 5 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.15%) Ansible
4 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.15%) Terraform
5 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) Citrix
3 13 (7.47%) McAfee
3 13 (7.47%) SAP
4 12 (6.90%) Apple
5 8 (4.60%) Oracle
5 8 (4.60%) VMware
6 6 (3.45%) Ivanti
6 6 (3.45%) ThinPrint
7 2 (1.15%) Cognos
7 2 (1.15%) HP
7 2 (1.15%) IBM
7 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.15%) Symantec
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.57%) Juniper