Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 746 552 341
Rank change year-on-year -194 -211 -4
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 123 326 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.21% 2.73% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 254 519
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £222
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +12.12% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
England median hourly rate £41.83 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.50% +25.00% -76.67%
10th Percentile £23.22 £10.59 £27.25
90th Percentile £57.76 £35.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £39.03 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.50% +25.00% -76.67%

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 10,169 11,922 10,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.59% 12.62% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,510 7,894 7,080
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £231
90th Percentile £625 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 317 375
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.10 £53.00 £45.90
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -7.56% -

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 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -58 66 £500 -
North of England -50 30 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -25 14 £500 - 1
North West -14 13 £500 +53.85% 1
Midlands -42 12 £463 +23.33%
South West -46 10 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -27 9 £463 +25.42%
South East -31 7 £475 +26.67% 2
North East -25 5 £400 +14.29%
East Midlands -5 3 £850 +84.78%
East of England -31 1 £550 +52.78% 1
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 79 (64.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (41.46%) Security Cleared
4 36 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 31 (25.20%) Java
6 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
7 25 (20.33%) DevOps
8 23 (18.70%) Jenkins
9 21 (17.07%) HTML
10 20 (16.26%) Test Automation
10 20 (16.26%) Scrum
10 20 (16.26%) DBS Check
11 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 18 (14.63%) ITIL
12 17 (13.82%) TDD
13 16 (13.01%) Open Source
14 14 (11.38%) Spring Boot
14 14 (11.38%) Spring
14 14 (11.38%) Maven
14 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (10.57%) C#
15 13 (10.57%) JIRA
15 13 (10.57%) Case Management
16 12 (9.76%) Kubernetes
16 12 (9.76%) REST
16 12 (9.76%) Selenium
16 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
17 11 (8.94%) WordPress
17 11 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
17 11 (8.94%) SQL

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 11 (8.94%) WordPress
2 9 (7.32%) NServiceBus
3 7 (5.69%) Confluence
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.44%) IIS
5 3 (2.44%) Jetty
5 3 (2.44%) Mongrel
5 3 (2.44%) nginx
5 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) WildFly
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.69%) GitHub
3 5 (4.07%) SaaS
4 3 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.44%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.44%) Office 365
5 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.81%) Heroku
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Internet
2 5 (4.07%) SSL
3 4 (3.25%) DHCP
3 4 (3.25%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) HTTP
3 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.44%) FTP
4 3 (2.44%) IPsec
5 2 (1.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.63%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.81%) VLAN
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) MySQL
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.07%) Redis
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.63%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.81%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.38%) Maven
3 13 (10.57%) JIRA
4 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.76%) Selenium
5 6 (4.88%) JUnit
5 6 (4.88%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.07%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.44%) Gradle
7 3 (2.44%) gulp
7 3 (2.44%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.44%) JMeter
7 3 (2.44%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.44%) TestNG
7 3 (2.44%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.63%) Gatling
8 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (6.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Local Government
3 1 (0.81%) Back Office
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.38%) Analyst
3 14 (11.38%) Architect
4 10 (8.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Tester
6 6 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Service Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.25%) Content Designer
8 4 (3.25%) Designer
8 4 (3.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.44%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.44%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (2.44%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) HTML
2 14 (11.38%) Spring
2 14 (11.38%) Spring Boot
3 12 (9.76%) REST
4 11 (8.94%) CSS
5 10 (8.13%) React
6 9 (7.32%) .NET
6 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.32%) Kafka
7 8 (6.50%) HTML5
8 7 (5.69%) RESTful
9 6 (4.88%) CSS3
10 5 (4.07%) Web Services
11 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.25%) Node.js
12 3 (2.44%) Doctrine
12 3 (2.44%) Gherkin
12 3 (2.44%) J2EE
12 3 (2.44%) Taurus
12 3 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) User Experience
2 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 7 (5.69%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) VMS
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.81%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) VME
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.33%) DevOps
3 20 (16.26%) Scrum
3 20 (16.26%) Test Automation
4 18 (14.63%) ITIL
5 17 (13.82%) TDD
6 16 (13.01%) Open Source
7 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.57%) Case Management
9 11 (8.94%) CRM
9 11 (8.94%) Project Management
9 11 (8.94%) User Stories
10 10 (8.13%) BDD
11 8 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.50%) Microservices
11 8 (6.50%) Service Design
12 7 (5.69%) Manual Testing
12 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.69%) Service Management
12 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.20%) Java
3 13 (10.57%) C#
4 11 (8.94%) SQL
5 8 (6.50%) Java 8
5 8 (6.50%) Ruby
6 5 (4.07%) PHP
7 4 (3.25%) Python
8 3 (2.44%) PHP 7
8 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.63%) Groovy
9 2 (1.63%) Scala
9 2 (1.63%) XPath
9 2 (1.63%) XQuery
10 1 (0.81%) ES6
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (64.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 51 (41.46%) Security Cleared
3 20 (16.26%) DBS Check
4 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.69%) BC Cleared
6 6 (4.88%) Degree
7 4 (3.25%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.81%) CCAB
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PMP
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) PMO
2 3 (2.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Docker
2 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) Xen
4 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.88%) Ansible
2 6 (4.88%) Puppet
3 4 (3.25%) Grafana
4 3 (2.44%) Kibana
4 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.44%) Terraform
5 2 (1.63%) Cacti
5 2 (1.63%) Graphite
5 2 (1.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.81%) Istio
6 1 (0.81%) logstash
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.07%) Google
3 4 (3.25%) SAP
3 4 (3.25%) VMware
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) Zend
5 2 (1.63%) Apple
5 2 (1.63%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.63%) Splunk
5 2 (1.63%) Talend
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) Avaya
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Cognos
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee
6 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow