Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 533 351 322
Rank change year-on-year -182 -29 -32
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 319 591 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.67% 5.70% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 461 608
England median daily rate £460 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +3.39%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £587 £600 £625
UK median daily rate £413 £420 £440
% change year-on-year -1.79% -4.55% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 22
England median hourly rate £23.50 £40.75 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.33% -64.57% +586.57%
10th Percentile £10.59 £29.63 £11.58
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.88 £187.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £110.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -67.27% +556.72%

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 11,947 10,369 11,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.94% 11.49% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,892 6,826 7,433
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.29% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 368 431
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.09 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.77% -4.72% +21.15%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.79 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.34 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.03% -6.64% +25.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -54 139 £500 +11.11% 11
North of England -69 61 £425 - 5
South West +3 37 £425 -0.70% 2
Midlands -40 33 £388 -11.43% 4
South East -74 25 £375 -10.71% 5
Yorkshire -1 22 £500 +25.00% 4
North East -16 22 £350 -12.50% 1
East of England -21 21 £300 - 4
West Midlands -27 18 £375 -16.67% 1
North West -23 17 £325 -31.58%
East Midlands -7 15 £460 +9.52% 3
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 155 (48.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 117 (36.68%) Security Cleared
3 102 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (21.94%) Project Management
5 54 (16.93%) SC Cleared
6 41 (12.85%) Java
7 39 (12.23%) Microsoft
8 36 (11.29%) Scrum
9 35 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (10.66%) Git (software)
11 32 (10.03%) SQL
12 30 (9.40%) Windows
12 30 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (9.09%) Linux
13 29 (9.09%) Finance
13 29 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.09%) DevOps
14 27 (8.46%) ITIL
14 27 (8.46%) CTC Cleared
14 27 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (7.84%) VMware
16 24 (7.52%) Office 365
17 23 (7.21%) JavaScript
17 23 (7.21%) Identity Management
17 23 (7.21%) Degree
18 22 (6.90%) Open Source
18 22 (6.90%) Active Directory
18 22 (6.90%) NHS
19 21 (6.58%) Python

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 10 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.51%) Confluence
3 8 (2.51%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.88%) JBoss
5 4 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.25%) SAS
5 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.94%) Drupal
6 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.52%) Office 365
4 17 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.51%) npm
6 5 (1.57%) PaaS
7 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.25%) GitHub
8 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.94%) G Suite
9 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.63%) Route 53
9 2 (0.63%) Slack
9 2 (0.63%) Trello
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.31%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.76%) DHCP
1 12 (3.76%) DNS
2 10 (3.13%) VPN
3 8 (2.51%) SMS
4 7 (2.19%) Firewall
4 7 (2.19%) HTTP
4 7 (2.19%) Internet
4 7 (2.19%) LAN
4 7 (2.19%) WAN
4 7 (2.19%) WLAN
5 5 (1.57%) Network Security
5 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.25%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.25%) LDAP
6 4 (1.25%) SSL
7 3 (0.94%) Skype
7 3 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.63%) SAN
8 2 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.51%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.57%) MySQL
7 4 (1.25%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.94%) Power BI
8 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.63%) Big Data
9 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.31%) QGIS
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.76%) Maven
4 11 (3.45%) JIRA
5 10 (3.13%) gulp
5 10 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.82%) Protractor
7 8 (2.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.57%) Selenium
8 5 (1.57%) Subversion
9 3 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.63%) JHipster
10 2 (0.63%) JUnit
10 2 (0.63%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.63%) Sahi
10 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.63%) WATIR
General
1 29 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (1.25%) Legal
2 4 (1.25%) Publishing
3 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.63%) Law
3 2 (0.63%) Military
3 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.31%) Back Office
4 1 (0.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.31%) Local Government
4 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (15.36%) Analyst
2 35 (10.97%) Developer
3 34 (10.66%) Architect
4 24 (7.52%) Business Analyst
5 22 (6.90%) Consultant
5 22 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
6 17 (5.33%) Java Developer
7 15 (4.70%) Technical Architect
8 14 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (3.76%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
10 11 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.13%) Office 365 Consultant
12 9 (2.82%) Active Directory Consultant
12 9 (2.82%) Azure Consultant
12 9 (2.82%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.51%) Service Manager
14 7 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.96%) CSS
2 16 (5.02%) AngularJS
2 16 (5.02%) HTML
3 15 (4.70%) JSON
4 12 (3.76%) JMS
4 12 (3.76%) Web Services
5 10 (3.13%) REST
5 10 (3.13%) XML
6 9 (2.82%) Node.js
6 9 (2.82%) Sass
7 8 (2.51%) MCollective
7 8 (2.51%) RAML
7 8 (2.51%) Spring
8 7 (2.19%) RESTful
9 6 (1.88%) jQuery
9 6 (1.88%) SailPoint
10 5 (1.57%) .NET
10 5 (1.57%) HTML5
11 4 (1.25%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.90%) NHS
3 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.82%) User Experience
5 8 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.88%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.88%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.57%) PKI
9 4 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) Handset
12 1 (0.31%) Linked Data
12 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.40%) Windows
2 29 (9.09%) Linux
3 11 (3.45%) CentOS
3 11 (3.45%) Unix
4 9 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.94%) Project Management
3 36 (11.29%) Scrum
4 29 (9.09%) DevOps
4 29 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (8.46%) ITIL
6 23 (7.21%) Identity Management
7 22 (6.90%) Open Source
8 20 (6.27%) Test Automation
9 18 (5.64%) Configuration Management
9 18 (5.64%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.33%) Business Analysis
10 17 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (5.02%) Change Management
11 16 (5.02%) User Stories
12 15 (4.70%) TDD
13 14 (4.39%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.39%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.85%) Java
2 32 (10.03%) SQL
3 23 (7.21%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.58%) Python
5 16 (5.02%) Ruby
6 9 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.82%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.51%) C
7 8 (2.51%) ES6
8 5 (1.57%) Scala
9 4 (1.25%) PHP
10 3 (0.94%) C#
11 2 (0.63%) Clojure
11 2 (0.63%) Perl
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.63%) R
11 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Go
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 155 (48.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 117 (36.68%) Security Cleared
3 54 (16.93%) SC Cleared
4 27 (8.46%) CTC Cleared
5 23 (7.21%) Degree
6 13 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.45%) DBS Check
8 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.19%) CISSP
9 7 (2.19%) MCSE
10 6 (1.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (1.88%) CCA
10 6 (1.88%) CCNA
10 6 (1.88%) CEH
10 6 (1.88%) CISM
10 6 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.88%) MCP
11 5 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.82%) QA
3 7 (2.19%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) GDPR
4 4 (1.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.96%) Docker
3 12 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.82%) XenApp
6 7 (2.19%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.19%) XenServer
7 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) Samba
8 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.02%) Puppet
2 11 (3.45%) SCCM
3 10 (3.13%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.88%) Ansible
6 5 (1.57%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.63%) Salt
7 2 (0.63%) Terraform
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.31%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.31%) Grafana
8 1 (0.31%) Kibana
8 1 (0.31%) logstash
8 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.84%) VMware
3 14 (4.39%) Oracle
4 12 (3.76%) Citrix
5 9 (2.82%) Cisco
5 9 (2.82%) Ivanti
6 7 (2.19%) Tableau
7 5 (1.57%) Google
8 4 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.25%) IBM
9 3 (0.94%) Meraki
9 3 (0.94%) SAP
10 2 (0.63%) Aruba
10 2 (0.63%) Curam
10 2 (0.63%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.63%) Juniper
10 2 (0.63%) McAfee
10 2 (0.63%) NetApp
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.31%) F5