Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 631 700 546
Rank change year-on-year +69 -154 -191
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 77 141 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.13% 1.44% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 108 253
England median daily rate £548 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £399 £384 £263
90th Percentile £664 £660 £588
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £416
% change year-on-year +13.26% +14.18% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
England median hourly rate £19.84 £36.23 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +54.15% -42.33%
10th Percentile £17.26 £24.02 £10.59
90th Percentile £35.15 £54.58 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £19.84 £36.23 £30.00
% change year-on-year -45.24% +20.75% -16.67%

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 6,789 9,797 11,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.24% 10.76% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,249 6,209 7,861
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £232 £256 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 333 307
England median hourly rate £24.05 £20.25 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.79% -1.72% -10.77%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.61% -3.60% -10.03%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 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 +71 24 £613 +14.49%
North of England +17 24 £550 +10.00%
South West +21 17 £475 -6.40% 3
Yorkshire +40 13 £588 +17.50%
South East +71 8 £431 -9.26% 1
North West +17 8 £525 +23.53%
West Midlands +42 3 £625 +29.03%
Midlands +41 3 £625 +26.93%
North East +19 3 £450 -2.17%
East of England +34 1 £250 -51.92%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 73 (94.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 37 (48.05%) Security Cleared
3 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
5 19 (24.68%) Public Sector
6 16 (20.78%) Finance
7 15 (19.48%) Linux
7 15 (19.48%) Python
8 14 (18.18%) Java
8 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 13 (16.88%) AWS
9 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.58%) SQL
11 11 (14.29%) ITIL
11 11 (14.29%) DevOps
12 10 (12.99%) DBS Check
12 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
13 9 (11.69%) Ruby
13 9 (11.69%) Scrum
13 9 (11.69%) Unix
13 9 (11.69%) Windows
13 9 (11.69%) CSS
13 9 (11.69%) HTML
13 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
14 8 (10.39%) TDD
14 8 (10.39%) Azure
14 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (10.39%) Open Source
15 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Jetty
3 1 (1.30%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Simulink
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) AWS
2 8 (10.39%) Azure
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (5.19%) GitHub
3 4 (5.19%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.90%) Trello
5 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.60%) GCP
5 2 (2.60%) Office 365
5 2 (2.60%) PaaS
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.30%) Boomi
6 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.30%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Route 53
6 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) DHCP
2 3 (3.90%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) FTP
3 2 (2.60%) IPsec
4 1 (1.30%) Broadband
4 1 (1.30%) ICMP
4 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.30%) Skype
4 1 (1.30%) SNMP
4 1 (1.30%) Telnet
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) Big Data
3 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) HBase
6 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.30%) MOLAP
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) ROLAP
6 1 (1.30%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) JIRA
3 3 (3.90%) JUnit
3 3 (3.90%) Spock
3 3 (3.90%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.60%) GitLab
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.30%) Mockito
5 1 (1.30%) RSpec
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 19 (24.68%) Public Sector
2 16 (20.78%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Developer
2 11 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) Consultant
5 3 (3.90%) Data Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Architect
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (2.60%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (2.60%) Data Analyst
6 2 (2.60%) Database Engineer
6 2 (2.60%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) CSS
1 9 (11.69%) HTML
2 6 (7.79%) Node.js
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) JFC
3 4 (5.19%) React
3 4 (5.19%) Vue.js
3 4 (5.19%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.90%) JSON
4 3 (3.90%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) Spring
4 3 (3.90%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.30%) OAuth
6 1 (1.30%) OpenID
6 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.49%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) NHS
3 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.60%) VHDL
5 1 (1.30%) Blog
5 1 (1.30%) BYOD
5 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Unix
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) CentOS
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 11 (14.29%) DevOps
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (11.69%) Scrum
5 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.39%) Open Source
5 8 (10.39%) TDD
6 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.09%) Microservices
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) Coaching
9 4 (5.19%) Data Management
9 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.19%) ETL
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) Python
2 14 (18.18%) Java
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) SQL
5 9 (11.69%) Ruby
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) Java 8
7 3 (3.90%) C++
7 3 (3.90%) ES6
7 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.60%) Go
8 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (94.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 37 (48.05%) Security Cleared
3 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.99%) DBS Check
5 5 (6.49%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) CCENT
7 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) ISEB
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.30%) MCSA
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.30%) OCP
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) RHCE
7 1 (1.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) NCSC
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
4 1 (1.30%) HDFS
4 1 (1.30%) PowerDNS
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Terraform
2 4 (5.19%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
4 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) Salt
5 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) Cloudera
4 4 (5.19%) Google
4 4 (5.19%) Hortonworks
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.30%) BMC
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) Lets Encrypt
6 1 (1.30%) Progress
6 1 (1.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) Splunk
6 1 (1.30%) Talend