Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 668 756 565
Rank change year-on-year +88 -191 -220
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 101 112 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.26% 1.09% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 248
England median daily rate £542 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.11% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £408 £311 £261
90th Percentile £663 £600 £585
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
England median hourly rate £25.12 £43.41 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.14% +24.04% +22.81%
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £41.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year -39.94% +28.69% +14.04%

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 8,000 10,229 12,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.54% 10.75% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,048 6,534 7,898
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £238 £256 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 353 330
England median hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +10.00% -11.77%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £56.08 £50.08 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.49% +8.80% -12.42%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +50 37 £550 +22.22%
London +57 27 £550 +10.00%
South West +8 20 £525 +31.13% 3
Yorkshire +44 18 £550 +15.79%
North West +22 14 £550 +12.53%
South East +43 11 £450 -5.26%
North East +23 5 £450 +12.50%
Midlands +41 3 £625 +36.88% 1
West Midlands +36 3 £625 +36.88% 1
East of England +33 3 £366 -5.48%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 99 (98.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.56%) Security Cleared
3 31 (30.69%) SC Cleared
4 24 (23.76%) Public Sector
5 21 (20.79%) Linux
6 19 (18.81%) Python
7 17 (16.83%) Windows
8 16 (15.84%) Java
8 16 (15.84%) Finance
8 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
8 16 (15.84%) AWS
9 15 (14.85%) SQL
9 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
10 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
11 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
11 12 (11.88%) ITIL
12 11 (10.89%) Unix
12 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.89%) Scrum
12 11 (10.89%) TDD
12 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.90%) DevOps
13 10 (9.90%) DBS Check
13 10 (9.90%) Ruby
13 10 (9.90%) Azure
14 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
14 9 (8.91%) User Experience
14 9 (8.91%) Open Source

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 (3.96%) Apache Spark
1 4 (3.96%) Confluence
1 4 (3.96%) SAS
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) Jetty
3 1 (0.99%) Mongrel
3 1 (0.99%) nginx
3 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.95%) Simulink
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) AWS
2 10 (9.90%) Azure
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (2.97%) Office 365
4 3 (2.97%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.97%) Trello
5 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.98%) GCP
5 2 (1.98%) GitHub
5 2 (1.98%) IaaS
5 2 (1.98%) PaaS
5 2 (1.98%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.98%) SaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Boomi
6 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.99%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (0.99%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.99%) Slack
6 1 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) SSL
2 7 (6.93%) HTTP
3 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) DNS
5 3 (2.97%) DHCP
6 2 (1.98%) FTP
6 2 (1.98%) IPsec
6 2 (1.98%) WAN
7 1 (0.99%) Broadband
7 1 (0.99%) Firewall
7 1 (0.99%) ICMP
7 1 (0.99%) Internet
7 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.99%) LAN
7 1 (0.99%) Skype
7 1 (0.99%) SNMP
7 1 (0.99%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.96%) Big Data
3 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.96%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.99%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) Event Store
6 1 (0.99%) HBase
6 1 (0.99%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.99%) MOLAP
6 1 (0.99%) Power BI
6 1 (0.99%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.99%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.92%) JIRA
3 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.95%) Subversion
5 4 (3.96%) JUnit
6 3 (2.97%) Spock
7 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.98%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.98%) GitLab
7 2 (1.98%) Mockito
7 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.98%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.99%) Selenium
8 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.76%) Public Sector
2 16 (15.84%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) Military
5 1 (0.99%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Architect
3 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 6 (5.94%) Data Analyst
4 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Content Designer
7 3 (2.97%) Data Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Digital Content Designer
7 3 (2.97%) Digital User Researcher
7 3 (2.97%) Scrum Master
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Content Designer
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.97%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) CSS
1 8 (7.92%) HTML
2 6 (5.94%) Node.js
2 6 (5.94%) XML
3 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 5 (4.95%) JFC
3 5 (4.95%) Web Services
4 4 (3.96%) React
4 4 (3.96%) Vue.js
5 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.97%) JSON
5 3 (2.97%) RESTful
5 3 (2.97%) Spring
5 3 (2.97%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.98%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.98%) JAX-RS
6 2 (1.98%) Servlets
7 1 (0.99%) Express
7 1 (0.99%) Kafka
7 1 (0.99%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) User Experience
3 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.96%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.97%) NHS
7 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.98%) VHDL
8 1 (0.99%) Blog
8 1 (0.99%) CCTV
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.99%) PKI
8 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 17 (16.83%) Windows
3 11 (10.89%) Unix
4 8 (7.92%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.96%) CentOS
5 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
3 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
3 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (11.88%) ITIL
4 11 (10.89%) Scrum
4 11 (10.89%) TDD
5 10 (9.90%) DevOps
6 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
6 9 (8.91%) Open Source
7 8 (7.92%) Analytics
7 8 (7.92%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (7.92%) Microservices
7 8 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (6.93%) Decision-Making
8 7 (6.93%) Migration
8 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.94%) Coaching
10 5 (4.95%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (4.95%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) Python
2 16 (15.84%) Java
3 15 (14.85%) SQL
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.90%) Ruby
6 6 (5.94%) Java 8
7 5 (4.95%) C++
8 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.96%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.97%) ES6
10 2 (1.98%) Go
10 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.98%) Scala
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.99%) C#
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (98.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 44 (43.56%) Security Cleared
3 31 (30.69%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.90%) DBS Check
5 6 (5.94%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCENT
7 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) ISEB
7 1 (0.99%) OCP
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
7 1 (0.99%) RHCE
7 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) GDPR
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.99%) NCSC
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) Firmware
4 1 (0.99%) HDFS
4 1 (0.99%) PowerDNS
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Terraform
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) Ansible
4 3 (2.97%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.97%) Salt
5 2 (1.98%) SCCM
6 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.96%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.96%) Google
3 4 (3.96%) Hortonworks
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) Tableau
3 4 (3.96%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.99%) BMC
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Cognos
5 1 (0.99%) Dell
5 1 (0.99%) Lets Encrypt
5 1 (0.99%) Progress
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) Splunk