Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 529 338
Rank change year-on-year -237 -191 +37
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 87 333 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.36% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 2.97% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 262 576
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £294 £255 £224
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
England median hourly rate £41.83 £30.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.42% -0.83% -75.80%
10th Percentile £25.40 £10.59 £27.40
90th Percentile £59.01 £35.00 £46.45
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.63 £30.25
% change year-on-year +54.70% -25.21% -75.80%

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 10,061 11,231 11,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.76% 12.29% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,442 7,449 7,257
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 315 413
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +5.96%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.54 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.06 £47.85 £47.45
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £23.17
% change year-on-year +8.80% -13.67% +7.51%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -100 38 £475 +0.42%
North of England -76 26 £438 +1.74% 3
North West -16 13 £489 +2.36%
Yorkshire -45 9 £425 -14.14% 3
South East -32 8 £456 +21.67% 2
South West -56 8 £525 +32.24% 1
Midlands -43 7 £350 -5.49% 2
North East -18 6 £260 -16.80%
West Midlands -30 5 £350 -3.54% 2
East of England -22 3 £388 -3.13%
East Midlands -2 2 - -
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 53 (60.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Security Cleared
3 23 (26.44%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.29%) DBS Check
5 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared
6 18 (20.69%) ITIL
7 14 (16.09%) CSS
7 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
8 13 (14.94%) DevOps
8 13 (14.94%) Spring
8 13 (14.94%) Maven
9 12 (13.79%) JIRA
9 12 (13.79%) HTML
9 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.79%) Spring Boot
10 11 (12.64%) REST
11 10 (11.49%) Open Source
11 10 (11.49%) Windows
11 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.34%) Kafka
12 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
12 9 (10.34%) Service Design
12 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
12 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.34%) WordPress
12 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
12 9 (10.34%) TDD
13 8 (9.20%) Degree

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 9 (10.34%) WordPress
2 7 (8.05%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.15%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) Site Server
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.45%) npm
3 2 (2.30%) GitHub
3 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) DHCP
1 4 (4.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.30%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) WAN
2 2 (2.30%) WLAN
3 1 (1.15%) 3G
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Redis
4 2 (2.30%) MarkLogic
4 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.15%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.94%) Maven
3 12 (13.79%) JIRA
4 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.90%) Selenium
5 6 (6.90%) Vagrant
6 5 (5.75%) gulp
7 3 (3.45%) Gradle
7 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.45%) JUnit
7 3 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (3.45%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.45%) Protractor
7 3 (3.45%) TestNG
8 2 (2.30%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.30%) Sublime Text
8 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Local Government
3 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Military
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Service Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Designer
9 3 (3.45%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.30%) Incident Manager
10 2 (2.30%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Major Incident Manager
10 2 (2.30%) Problem Manager
10 2 (2.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) CSS
2 13 (14.94%) Spring
3 12 (13.79%) HTML
3 12 (13.79%) Spring Boot
4 11 (12.64%) REST
5 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.34%) Kafka
7 8 (9.20%) HTML5
8 7 (8.05%) React
9 6 (6.90%) CSS3
9 6 (6.90%) Node.js
10 5 (5.75%) Sass
11 3 (3.45%) Doctrine
11 3 (3.45%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.45%) JMS
11 3 (3.45%) JSON
11 3 (3.45%) LDAP
11 3 (3.45%) RAML
11 3 (3.45%) RESTful
11 3 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) User Experience
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.15%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.90%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) VMS
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (2.30%) Unix
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) ITIL
3 13 (14.94%) DevOps
4 10 (11.49%) Open Source
5 9 (10.34%) Service Design
5 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.34%) TDD
6 8 (9.20%) BDD
6 8 (9.20%) Microservices
6 8 (9.20%) Project Management
6 8 (9.20%) Scrum
7 7 (8.05%) Service Management
8 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.60%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.60%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) Java
1 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.20%) Java 8
3 7 (8.05%) SQL
4 3 (3.45%) C#
4 3 (3.45%) ES6
4 3 (3.45%) PHP
4 3 (3.45%) PHP 7
4 3 (3.45%) Scala
4 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.30%) Groovy
5 2 (2.30%) Python
5 2 (2.30%) Ruby
5 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.30%) XPath
5 2 (2.30%) XQuery
6 1 (1.15%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (60.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 32 (36.78%) Security Cleared
3 22 (25.29%) DBS Check
4 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.20%) Degree
6 4 (4.60%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.30%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) PMO
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.60%) Grafana
3 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.45%) Ansible
3 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) SAP Afaria
3 3 (3.45%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.30%) Cacti
4 2 (2.30%) Graphite
4 2 (2.30%) Kibana
4 2 (2.30%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) SCCM
5 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Apple
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Citrix
4 3 (3.45%) McAfee
4 3 (3.45%) Zend
5 2 (2.30%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (2.30%) Splunk
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.15%) Juniper
6 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.15%) ThinPrint