Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 751 510
Rank change year-on-year +36 -241 -167
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 92 112 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 1.06% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 264
England median daily rate £550 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.60% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £422 £255 £259
90th Percentile £679 £591 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +36.36% -3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
England median hourly rate £25.12 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.18% +28.57% +9.38%
UK median hourly rate £23.96 £32.42 £15.25
% change year-on-year -26.10% +112.59% -49.59%

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 8,412 10,576 10,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.22% 11.33% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,270 6,740 6,896
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £232 £258 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £448
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +8.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 347 321
England median hourly rate £22.36 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.86% +17.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £55.70 £52.60 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.36 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.27% -2.22%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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
London +41 38 £550 +11.39%
North of England +14 27 £550 +110.53% 2
Yorkshire +19 13 £550 +37.50% 2
North West +12 12 £406 -24.73%
South West -19 10 £546 -0.73%
South East +29 8 £580 +39.76% 1
Midlands +27 7 £577 +114.95%
West Midlands +27 5 £625 +149.80%
East Midlands +25 2 £508 +69.17%
East of England +17 2 £483 +24.52% 2
North East +4 2 £525 +101.92%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 90 (97.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.65%) Linux
5 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
6 16 (17.39%) Public Sector
7 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
7 14 (15.22%) Java
7 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.13%) Finance
8 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (13.04%) Scrum
9 12 (13.04%) User Experience
10 11 (11.96%) DevOps
10 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
10 11 (11.96%) Windows
10 11 (11.96%) Python
10 11 (11.96%) Open Source
10 11 (11.96%) TDD
10 11 (11.96%) Ruby
11 10 (10.87%) JIRA
11 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
11 10 (10.87%) ITIL
11 10 (10.87%) SSL
11 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
12 9 (9.78%) Analytics

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 8 (8.70%) Confluence
2 5 (5.43%) SAS
3 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Jetty
4 2 (2.17%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.17%) nginx
4 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) GitHub
3 4 (4.35%) Power Platform
3 4 (4.35%) Trello
4 3 (3.26%) npm
4 3 (3.26%) Office 365
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.17%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Flow
5 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.17%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.09%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Slack
6 1 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) SSL
2 8 (8.70%) HTTP
3 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.43%) DNS
5 4 (4.35%) DHCP
5 4 (4.35%) FTP
5 4 (4.35%) IPsec
6 2 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) ICMP
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) SNMP
7 1 (1.09%) Telnet
7 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Power BI
6 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.35%) Travis CI
3 3 (3.26%) Gerrit
3 3 (3.26%) Grunt
3 3 (3.26%) gulp
3 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (3.26%) Maven
3 3 (3.26%) Mockito
3 3 (3.26%) Protractor
3 3 (3.26%) Subversion
4 2 (2.17%) JUnit
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.09%) GitLab
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 16 (17.39%) Public Sector
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Developer
2 9 (9.78%) Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) Architect
3 8 (8.70%) Designer
4 7 (7.61%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Digital User Researcher
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Designer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.35%) User Researcher
7 3 (3.26%) Digital Content Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Digital Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Digital Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
1 4 (4.35%) JFC
2 3 (3.26%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.26%) CSS
2 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) JAX-RS
2 3 (3.26%) Servlets
2 3 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) J2EE
3 2 (2.17%) Java EE
3 2 (2.17%) JSON
3 2 (2.17%) Kafka
3 2 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (1.09%) Node.js
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) User Experience
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) NHS
4 5 (5.43%) Social Media
5 4 (4.35%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.09%) Blog
8 1 (1.09%) CCTV
8 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.17%) CentOS
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
3 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.04%) Scrum
6 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.96%) DevOps
6 11 (11.96%) Open Source
6 11 (11.96%) TDD
7 10 (10.87%) ITIL
8 9 (9.78%) Analytics
8 9 (9.78%) Decision-Making
9 8 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.70%) Service Design
10 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.61%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.61%) Project Management
10 7 (7.61%) User Stories
11 6 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) Java
2 11 (11.96%) Python
2 11 (11.96%) Ruby
3 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.70%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Java 8
6 3 (3.26%) ES6
6 3 (3.26%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.09%) C#
8 1 (1.09%) Go
8 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.09%) Perl
8 1 (1.09%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (97.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 32 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) BC Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) DBS Check
5 5 (5.43%) Degree
6 2 (2.17%) MCSA
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) ISEB
7 1 (1.09%) OCP
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PMP
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.09%) RHCE
7 1 (1.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) GDPR
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Docker
2 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Xen
3 1 (1.09%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Ansible
1 7 (7.61%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.43%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.35%) Terraform
5 3 (3.26%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.09%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Tableau
3 4 (4.35%) Google
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.17%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.09%) BMC
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos
6 1 (1.09%) Lets Encrypt
6 1 (1.09%) Northgate
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.09%) Sparx
6 1 (1.09%) Splunk
6 1 (1.09%) Unilink