Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 608 660 588
Rank change year-on-year +52 -72 -136
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 62 168 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 1.77% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 142 237
Median daily rate £600 £528 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.74% +11.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £450 £400 £255
90th Percentile £682 £700 £575
UK median daily rate £548 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +9.50% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £17.54 £26.42 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.60% +24.31% -59.52%
10th Percentile £17.26 £24.76 £13.11
90th Percentile £20.76 £38.61 £51.23
UK median hourly rate £17.54 £26.42 £23.50
% change year-on-year -33.60% +12.40% -55.24%

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 5,648 9,467 11,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.05% 10.74% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,472 5,974 7,650
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £238 £250 £263
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 312 330
Median hourly rate £25.68 £22.00 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.73% +0.46% +8.15%
10th Percentile £13.39 £10.62 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.36% - +4.91%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 31 March 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 +76 22 £650 +18.18%
North of England +43 18 £600 +15.38% 1
South East +108 10 £494 -1.20%
Yorkshire +27 10 £600 +13.74%
South West +36 8 £532 +13.09%
North West +33 5 £525 -14.63%
East of England +41 4 £363 -30.29%
North East +26 3 £450 -2.17% 1
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 51 (82.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (33.87%) Finance
5 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
6 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.35%) Public Sector
8 11 (17.74%) Python
9 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 9 (14.52%) AWS
10 9 (14.52%) Java
10 9 (14.52%) Oracle
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
11 8 (12.90%) Linux
11 8 (12.90%) Open Source
11 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.90%) DevOps
12 7 (11.29%) Azure
12 7 (11.29%) Unix
12 7 (11.29%) CSS
12 7 (11.29%) HTML
12 7 (11.29%) TDD
12 7 (11.29%) Ruby
13 6 (9.68%) Windows
13 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.68%) DBS Check
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (8.06%) Proactive Monitoring

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 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Azure
3 4 (6.45%) GitHub
3 4 (6.45%) PaaS
4 3 (4.84%) GCP
5 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.61%) Boomi
6 1 (1.61%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle CX
6 1 (1.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (1.61%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Event Store
3 1 (1.61%) MOLAP
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) ROLAP
3 1 (1.61%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.84%) JUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Spock
4 2 (3.23%) CircleCI
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) Mockito
5 1 (1.61%) Postman
5 1 (1.61%) RSpec
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.84%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Digital User Researcher
5 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) User Researcher
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Designer
6 2 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 5 (8.06%) Node.js
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.84%) React
4 3 (4.84%) RESTful
4 3 (4.84%) Spring
4 3 (4.84%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.84%) Vue.js
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.61%) Django
6 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.61%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.61%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.61%) BYOD
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (12.90%) DevOps
3 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 8 (12.90%) Open Source
4 7 (11.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) Coaching
6 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Microservices
6 5 (8.06%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.06%) Service Design
7 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.45%) ETL
7 4 (6.45%) Market Research
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.74%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) Java
3 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Ruby
5 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.45%) Java 8
7 3 (4.84%) ES6
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) Go
8 1 (1.61%) R
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (82.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
3 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) DBS Check
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Dell
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Lets Encrypt
5 1 (1.61%) Progress
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) Talend