Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 499 343
Rank change year-on-year -263 -156 +61
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 113 330 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.03% 3.17% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 262 571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £225
90th Percentile £590 £588 £595
UK median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -79.68%
10th Percentile £26.50 £10.59 £27.45
90th Percentile £61.53 £35.00 £46.35
UK median hourly rate £30.21 £14.87 £30.25
% change year-on-year +103.16% -50.84% -80.79%

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 10,920 10,426 11,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.69% 11.82% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,990 6,824 7,307
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £413
% change year-on-year +0.61% +8.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 320 387
England median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.68 £48.88 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £22.20 £21.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% -2.67% +4.47%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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
North of England -41 43 £261 -41.62% 2
London -91 42 £500 +11.11%
North East -7 22 £260 -22.39%
North West -12 14 £540 +13.09% 2
Midlands -22 9 £268 -23.30% 1
South West -38 9 £550 +36.31%
Yorkshire -46 9 £400 -19.19%
South East -40 8 £415 +7.10% 2
West Midlands -38 5 £250 -28.57% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £300 -17.24%
East of England -38 4 £388 -7.74%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 67 (59.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 55 (48.67%) Security Cleared
3 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (31.86%) SC Cleared
5 30 (26.55%) Java
6 26 (23.01%) ITIL
6 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
7 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
7 24 (21.24%) Windows
8 23 (20.35%) DBS Check
9 22 (19.47%) Windows Server
10 20 (17.70%) Citrix
10 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (17.70%) DHCP
10 20 (17.70%) DNS
11 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
13 15 (13.27%) SQL
13 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
14 14 (12.39%) Java 8
14 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.39%) McAfee
14 14 (12.39%) Spring
14 14 (12.39%) Maven
14 14 (12.39%) PKI
15 13 (11.50%) Degree
15 13 (11.50%) Apple
16 12 (10.62%) SAP
16 12 (10.62%) Finance
16 12 (10.62%) Hibernate

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 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.19%) Confluence
3 6 (5.31%) WordPress
4 2 (1.77%) WildFly
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Site Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) npm
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
4 2 (1.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.70%) DHCP
1 20 (17.70%) DNS
2 6 (5.31%) 3G
2 6 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.54%) HTTP
4 3 (2.65%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.88%) LAN
6 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.77%) Redis
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Maven
2 11 (9.73%) JIRA
3 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.19%) Vagrant
6 6 (5.31%) Selenium
7 4 (3.54%) gulp
7 4 (3.54%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.54%) JUnit
7 4 (3.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.54%) Mockito
7 4 (3.54%) Protractor
8 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.65%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.77%) Checkstyle
9 2 (1.77%) Gradle
9 2 (1.77%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.77%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.77%) Subversion
9 2 (1.77%) TestNG
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Military
3 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (22.12%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.62%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Mobility Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Consultant
8 5 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Service Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
2 14 (12.39%) Spring
3 12 (10.62%) Hibernate
4 11 (9.73%) CSS
4 11 (9.73%) REST
5 9 (7.96%) HTML
6 8 (7.08%) Node.js
6 8 (7.08%) React
6 8 (7.08%) Spring Boot
7 7 (6.19%) JMS
8 6 (5.31%) Kafka
9 5 (4.42%) CSS3
9 5 (4.42%) HTML5
9 5 (4.42%) JAX-RS
9 5 (4.42%) RESTful
10 4 (3.54%) JPA
10 4 (3.54%) JSON
10 4 (3.54%) RAML
10 4 (3.54%) Sass
11 3 (2.65%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) PKI
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.31%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) NHS
7 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Windows
2 22 (19.47%) Windows Server
3 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.62%) Android
5 12 (10.62%) Apple iOS
5 12 (10.62%) Windows Phone
5 12 (10.62%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (6.19%) Linux
6 7 (6.19%) VMS
6 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.31%) Unix
7 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Scrum
3 12 (10.62%) Service Design
3 12 (10.62%) TDD
3 12 (10.62%) Test Automation
4 11 (9.73%) Content Management
4 11 (9.73%) Incident Management
5 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.85%) DevOps
6 9 (7.96%) Open Source
7 8 (7.08%) BDD
7 8 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.19%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (6.19%) Microservices
8 7 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (6.19%) Service Management
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.31%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) Java
2 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.27%) SQL
4 14 (12.39%) Java 8
5 6 (5.31%) C#
5 6 (5.31%) ES6
6 5 (4.42%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.65%) PHP
7 3 (2.65%) PHP 7
7 3 (2.65%) Python
8 2 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) JPQL
8 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (59.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 55 (48.67%) Security Cleared
3 36 (31.86%) SC Cleared
4 23 (20.35%) DBS Check
5 13 (11.50%) Degree
6 9 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (7.08%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (6.19%) BC Cleared
9 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) PMO
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) XenApp
3 3 (2.65%) Docker
4 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) AirWatch
1 12 (10.62%) SAP Afaria
1 12 (10.62%) XenMobile
2 7 (6.19%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.42%) SCCM
3 5 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.77%) Ansible
4 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) Citrix
3 14 (12.39%) McAfee
4 13 (11.50%) Apple
5 12 (10.62%) SAP
6 8 (7.08%) VMware
7 6 (5.31%) Ivanti
7 6 (5.31%) ThinPrint
8 3 (2.65%) HP
8 3 (2.65%) Zend
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle
9 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.77%) Symantec
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco
10 1 (0.88%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.88%) Juniper