Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 699 518 656
Rank change year-on-year -181 +138 +56
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 61 34 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 0.81% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 70
10th Percentile £405 £400 £405
25th Percentile £480 £453 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £544
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -8.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £648 £644 £600
90th Percentile £733 £680 £663
UK median daily rate £485 £425 £533
% change year-on-year +14.12% -20.30% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
10th Percentile - - £17.26
25th Percentile - - £17.27
Median hourly rate £21.05 £21.05 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year - +7.95% -37.74%
75th Percentile £22.28 - £20.76
90th Percentile £23.01 - £21.98
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £21.05 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -26.18%

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 9,059 4,192 7,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 12.00% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,192 2,746 4,632
10th Percentile £263 £275 £250
25th Percentile £400 £369 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.05% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £613 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 205 276
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.75 £12.00
25th Percentile £14.30 £13.99 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.05 £20.21
Median % change year-on-year +23.52% +4.18% -0.20%
75th Percentile £49.25 £44.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £59.04 £52.80 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £24.24 £21.05 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.15% +2.68% +1.26%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England -45 20 £600 +23.08% 3
Yorkshire -20 16 £600 -7.69% 1
South West -40 16 £528 +1.34%
South East -74 12 £578 -7.60% 1
North West -35 11 £600 +37.14%
London -169 10 £440 -7.37%
North East 0 3 £700 +40.00% 2
Midlands - 3 £750 -
West Midlands - 3 £750 -
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 57 (93.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 43 (70.49%) Security Cleared
3 36 (59.02%) SC Cleared
4 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) ITIL
7 10 (16.39%) Python
7 10 (16.39%) DevOps
8 9 (14.75%) Social Skills
8 9 (14.75%) Linux
9 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
9 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.11%) CI/CD
9 8 (13.11%) GitLab
10 7 (11.48%) Prototyping
10 7 (11.48%) Azure
10 7 (11.48%) Degree
10 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.48%) Oracle
10 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.84%) Windows
11 6 (9.84%) Migration
11 6 (9.84%) AWS
11 6 (9.84%) SaaS
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.84%) IaaS
11 6 (9.84%) Service Design
11 6 (9.84%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (9.84%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (8.20%) User Experience

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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.64%) Traefik
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.64%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.64%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (1.64%) ContrOCC
4 1 (1.64%) iTrent
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Azure
2 6 (9.84%) AWS
2 6 (9.84%) IaaS
2 6 (9.84%) SaaS
3 5 (8.20%) PaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.92%) GitHub
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.28%) GCP
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (3.28%) Serverless
6 2 (3.28%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
1 3 (4.92%) VPN
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) ADSL
3 1 (1.64%) CATAPAN
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.64%) DMZ
3 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) OSPF
3 1 (1.64%) SD-WAN
3 1 (1.64%) SNMP
3 1 (1.64%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.64%) GIS
2 1 (1.64%) Metadata
2 1 (1.64%) Metadata Repository
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.64%) Power BI
2 1 (1.64%) Power Query
2 1 (1.64%) QGIS
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.11%) GitLab
2 4 (6.56%) JIRA
3 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) Clang
4 2 (3.28%) GCC
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.64%) Postman
5 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (14.75%) Social Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
3 3 (4.92%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Local Government
4 2 (3.28%) Military
4 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.28%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 8 (13.11%) Architect
2 7 (11.48%) Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Designer
5 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Data Scientist
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) CSS
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
1 5 (8.20%) JFC
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (6.56%) REST
3 3 (4.92%) JSON
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) gRPC
4 2 (3.28%) HTML5
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) YAML
4 2 (3.28%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) cloud-init
5 1 (1.64%) COM
5 1 (1.64%) FHIR
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Blog
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.64%) Legacy Code
5 1 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Verilog
5 1 (1.64%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.03%) ITIL
4 10 (16.39%) DevOps
5 8 (13.11%) CI/CD
5 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.48%) Prototyping
6 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.84%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.84%) Migration
7 6 (9.84%) Service Design
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) Information Security
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (8.20%) User Research
8 5 (8.20%) User Stories
9 4 (6.56%) Analytics
9 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Python
2 5 (8.20%) Bash
2 5 (8.20%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) C
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.28%) R
5 2 (3.28%) Rust
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) Go
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (93.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 43 (70.49%) Security Cleared
3 36 (59.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.28%) ISEB
7 1 (1.64%) APMP
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) CISA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CISM
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) CRISC
7 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.64%) MBCS
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.64%) COBIT
1 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.64%) NCSC
1 1 (1.64%) NIST
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) iptables
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
1 5 (8.20%) Terraform
2 3 (4.92%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) systemd
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) Consul
4 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.64%) Graphite
4 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.64%) Istio
4 1 (1.64%) linkerd
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.64%) Nessus
4 1 (1.64%) Packer
4 1 (1.64%) Podman
4 1 (1.64%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Splunk
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) BiZZdesign
4 1 (1.64%) Capita
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Civica
4 1 (1.64%) Databricks
4 1 (1.64%) Dell
4 1 (1.64%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) ESRI
4 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Juniper
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee
4 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.64%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto