Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 333 358
Rank change year-on-year -196 +25 -33
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 316 719 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.66% 6.49% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 558 571
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £222 £250
90th Percentile £585 £575 £640
UK median daily rate £413 £415 £440
% change year-on-year -0.60% -5.68% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 21
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -76.25% +515.38%
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £120.00
% change year-on-year +14.04% -76.25% +515.38%

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 11859 11077 12385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.63% 11.29% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7289 7988
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £238
90th Percentile £638 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 394 430
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.82 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.87 £47.18 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +15.38%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -95 116 £475 +5.56% 3
North of England -81 66 £460 +11.52%
South West +1 42 £423 +7.30%
Midlands -23 33 £375 -13.29%
Yorkshire -9 28 £500 +17.65%
East of England -21 28 £399 +44.91%
South East -46 28 £375 -8.54% 1
North East -28 20 £332 +0.61%
North West -20 18 £430 -4.44%
West Midlands -3 17 £363 -16.67%
East Midlands -6 16 £418 +0.60%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 156 (49.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 115 (36.39%) Security Cleared
3 94 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (14.56%) Java
4 46 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 46 (14.56%) Project Management
5 45 (14.24%) Scrum
6 41 (12.97%) SC Cleared
7 36 (11.39%) Git (software)
7 36 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (11.39%) Linux
8 35 (11.08%) ITIL
9 34 (10.76%) DevOps
10 32 (10.13%) VMware
10 32 (10.13%) Python
10 32 (10.13%) SQL
10 32 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (9.81%) Jenkins
12 30 (9.49%) Windows
13 29 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (8.54%) Test Automation
15 26 (8.23%) Ruby
15 26 (8.23%) NHS
15 26 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (7.91%) Finance
16 25 (7.91%) Docker
17 24 (7.59%) Service Delivery
17 24 (7.59%) Configuration Management
17 24 (7.59%) JavaScript
18 23 (7.28%) Active Directory

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 13 (4.11%) MS Exchange
1 13 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.48%) Confluence
4 9 (2.85%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.53%) JBoss
6 7 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.27%) Apache
7 4 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.63%) SAS
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.01%) Office 365
3 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.90%) PaaS
5 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.27%) GitHub
6 3 (0.95%) G Suite
6 3 (0.95%) npm
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) Route 53
7 2 (0.63%) Slack
7 2 (0.63%) Trello
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Yammer
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.32%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.80%) DHCP
1 12 (3.80%) DNS
2 8 (2.53%) HTTP
3 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.90%) Internet
4 6 (1.90%) WLAN
5 5 (1.58%) LAN
5 5 (1.58%) Network Security
5 5 (1.58%) VPN
5 5 (1.58%) WAN
6 4 (1.27%) Skype
6 4 (1.27%) SMS
6 4 (1.27%) SSL
7 3 (0.95%) IPsec
7 3 (0.95%) LDAP
8 2 (0.63%) Firewall
8 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.63%) SAN
9 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.58%) MySQL
4 5 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.27%) DB2
6 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.63%) Big Data
7 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.81%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.38%) Maven
4 13 (4.11%) JIRA
5 7 (2.22%) Subversion
6 4 (1.27%) gulp
6 4 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.27%) Protractor
7 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.95%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.95%) Selenium
8 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.63%) JHipster
8 2 (0.63%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.32%) Gatling
9 1 (0.32%) GitLab
General
1 25 (7.91%) Finance
2 3 (0.95%) Back Office
2 3 (0.95%) Legal
3 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.63%) Banking
3 2 (0.63%) Law
3 2 (0.63%) Military
3 2 (0.63%) Publishing
3 2 (0.63%) Retail
3 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.32%) Local Government
4 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (12.97%) Developer
2 36 (11.39%) Architect
3 35 (11.08%) Analyst
4 17 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (4.75%) Java Developer
6 15 (4.75%) Technical Architect
7 14 (4.43%) Project Manager
8 12 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.48%) Service Manager
10 10 (3.16%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.53%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.22%) Desktop Support
12 7 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (2.22%) SQL Developer
13 6 (1.90%) Administrator
13 6 (1.90%) Consultant
13 6 (1.90%) Data Architect
13 6 (1.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (1.90%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.38%) CSS
2 15 (4.75%) HTML
2 15 (4.75%) MCollective
3 12 (3.80%) JSON
3 12 (3.80%) REST
3 12 (3.80%) XML
4 8 (2.53%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.53%) Node.js
5 7 (2.22%) SailPoint
6 6 (1.90%) Web Services
7 5 (1.58%) .NET
7 5 (1.58%) HTML5
7 5 (1.58%) SAML
8 4 (1.27%) EJB
8 4 (1.27%) Java EE
8 4 (1.27%) JMS
8 4 (1.27%) Middleware
8 4 (1.27%) Spring
8 4 (1.27%) Struts
9 3 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.23%) NHS
3 15 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.53%) PKI
6 7 (2.22%) User Experience
7 6 (1.90%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.58%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exalytics
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.39%) Linux
2 30 (9.49%) Windows
3 20 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.01%) CentOS
5 16 (5.06%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.22%) Unix
6 7 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.58%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) MVS
11 1 (0.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.56%) Project Management
3 45 (14.24%) Scrum
4 35 (11.08%) ITIL
5 34 (10.76%) DevOps
6 32 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (8.54%) Test Automation
8 26 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 24 (7.59%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.33%) Change Management
11 18 (5.70%) TDD
12 17 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.38%) Service Management
13 16 (5.06%) Kanban
14 15 (4.75%) Build Automation
14 15 (4.75%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.75%) Open Source
15 14 (4.43%) PRINCE2
16 13 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.56%) Java
2 32 (10.13%) Python
2 32 (10.13%) SQL
3 26 (8.23%) Ruby
4 24 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.70%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.22%) Scala
7 4 (1.27%) C#
7 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.95%) C
8 3 (0.95%) ES6
8 3 (0.95%) Go
8 3 (0.95%) Perl
9 2 (0.63%) Delphi
9 2 (0.63%) Korn
9 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.63%) VB
9 2 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 156 (49.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 115 (36.39%) Security Cleared
3 41 (12.97%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.28%) Degree
5 16 (5.06%) CTC Cleared
6 10 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.85%) DBS Check
8 7 (2.22%) CISSP
8 7 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.90%) CISM
10 5 (1.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (1.58%) CEH
10 5 (1.58%) ISEB
10 5 (1.58%) MCSE
10 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.27%) CCA
11 4 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.27%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.75%) QA
2 11 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.53%) PMO
4 4 (1.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.95%) HL7
6 2 (0.63%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.63%) SLA
7 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 25 (7.91%) Docker
2 23 (7.28%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.85%) XenApp
6 7 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.22%) XenServer
7 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) Samba
8 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (6.96%) Puppet
2 16 (5.06%) ZABBIX
3 11 (3.48%) SCCM
4 7 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.27%) Ansible
6 4 (1.27%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.63%) Terraform
8 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.32%) Grafana
8 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.13%) VMware
3 18 (5.70%) Oracle
4 12 (3.80%) Citrix
5 9 (2.85%) AppSense
6 8 (2.53%) IBM
7 6 (1.90%) Tableau
8 5 (1.58%) Cisco
8 5 (1.58%) Google
8 5 (1.58%) HP
9 3 (0.95%) ForgeRock
9 3 (0.95%) SAP
9 3 (0.95%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.63%) Curam
10 2 (0.63%) McAfee
10 2 (0.63%) NetApp
10 2 (0.63%) Progress
10 2 (0.63%) WSO2
11 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds