Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 665 610 456
Rank change year-on-year -55 -154 -128
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 164 248 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.81% 2.16% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 200 309
England median daily rate £535 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% +14.71% -3.41%
10th Percentile £404 £255 £268
90th Percentile £695 £575 £586
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
England median hourly rate £26.42 £23.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% -55.24% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24.76 £13.95 £51.25
90th Percentile £38.61 £49.60 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £26.42 £26.28 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.53% +45.97% -57.14%

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 9,062 11,489 9,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.41% 12.40% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,657 7,408 6,432
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 329 321
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +4.65% -9.69%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.65 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.48
% change year-on-year -4.44% +0.11% -7.24%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 -31 81 £550 +8.37%
North of England +24 47 £520 +69.72%
Yorkshire +24 33 £528 -1.86%
Midlands +1 17 £520 +10.93%
South West -38 11 £490 +15.29% 5
North West +10 10 £615 +71.27%
West Midlands -18 10 £510 +36.00%
South East +7 9 £500 +25.00%
East Midlands +13 7 £565 +18.95%
North East -11 4 £460 +76.92%
East of England +7 1 £520 +36.39%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 138 (84.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 104 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (46.95%) Security Cleared
4 44 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 38 (23.17%) Test Automation
6 36 (21.95%) Java
7 34 (20.73%) BC Cleared
8 33 (20.12%) Finance
9 29 (17.68%) JavaScript
10 28 (17.07%) TDD
10 28 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (17.07%) Open Source
11 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
11 26 (15.85%) HTML
12 25 (15.24%) Scrum
13 24 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (14.02%) DevOps
14 23 (14.02%) Service Design
15 22 (13.41%) User Stories
16 21 (12.80%) Linux
17 20 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
19 18 (10.98%) Jenkins
19 18 (10.98%) Web Development
20 17 (10.37%) SQL
21 16 (9.76%) CSS
21 16 (9.76%) Project Management
21 16 (9.76%) Java 8
22 15 (9.15%) DBS Check
22 15 (9.15%) Node.js

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 (5.49%) NServiceBus
2 7 (4.27%) Apache
2 7 (4.27%) IIS
2 7 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.66%) Jetty
3 6 (3.66%) Mongrel
3 6 (3.66%) nginx
3 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.05%) Confluence
4 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.44%) WildFly
6 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.22%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.22%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.61%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.22%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.22%) InDesign
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Actimize
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.32%) GitHub
4 7 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.66%) Google App Engine
5 6 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.66%) SaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.05%) PaaS
7 4 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.44%) npm
8 3 (1.83%) Boomi
8 3 (1.83%) IaaS
9 2 (1.22%) Office 365
10 1 (0.61%) Heroku
10 1 (0.61%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) HTTP
1 10 (6.10%) SSL
1 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.49%) Internet
3 8 (4.88%) DNS
4 7 (4.27%) DHCP
4 7 (4.27%) FTP
4 7 (4.27%) IPsec
5 4 (2.44%) Firewall
6 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.61%) Intranet
7 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) MPLS
7 1 (0.61%) Network Security
7 1 (0.61%) VLAN
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) MySQL
3 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.83%) Power BI
4 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.22%) Big Data
5 2 (1.22%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.98%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.54%) JUnit
4 8 (4.88%) JIRA
4 8 (4.88%) Spock
5 7 (4.27%) Travis CI
5 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.66%) Selenium
7 5 (3.05%) Gerrit
7 5 (3.05%) Maven
7 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.44%) Grunt
8 4 (2.44%) gulp
8 4 (2.44%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.44%) Protractor
8 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.83%) JMeter
9 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (20.12%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Legal
3 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.22%) Back Office
4 2 (1.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Publishing
4 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (29.88%) Developer
2 21 (12.80%) Architect
3 13 (7.93%) Analyst
3 13 (7.93%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.71%) Designer
5 11 (6.71%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.10%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.88%) User Researcher
8 7 (4.27%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Lead Architect
9 6 (3.66%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Senior Architect
9 6 (3.66%) Tester
10 5 (3.05%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Senior Technical Architect
11 4 (2.44%) Digital Technical Architect
11 4 (2.44%) Digital User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.85%) HTML
2 16 (9.76%) CSS
3 15 (9.15%) .NET
3 15 (9.15%) Node.js
4 14 (8.54%) RESTful
5 11 (6.71%) AngularJS
6 10 (6.10%) Spring
6 10 (6.10%) Spring Boot
7 9 (5.49%) React
8 8 (4.88%) Web Services
9 7 (4.27%) Servlets
10 6 (3.66%) J2EE
10 6 (3.66%) Vue.js
11 5 (3.05%) Java EE
12 4 (2.44%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (1.83%) JSON
13 3 (1.83%) Taurus
14 2 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) User Experience
2 9 (5.49%) NHS
2 9 (5.49%) Reference Data
3 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) Taxonomies
5 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.44%) Social Media
7 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.22%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.61%) Blog
9 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Linux
2 14 (8.54%) Unix
3 9 (5.49%) Windows
4 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) VME
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.17%) Test Automation
3 28 (17.07%) Open Source
3 28 (17.07%) TDD
4 25 (15.24%) Scrum
5 24 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.02%) DevOps
6 23 (14.02%) Service Design
7 22 (13.41%) User Stories
8 19 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 18 (10.98%) Web Development
10 16 (9.76%) Project Management
11 15 (9.15%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.54%) Case Management
13 13 (7.93%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.32%) CRM
14 12 (7.32%) Programme Management
15 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
16 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (6.10%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.95%) Java
2 29 (17.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.37%) SQL
4 16 (9.76%) Java 8
5 15 (9.15%) C#
5 15 (9.15%) Ruby
6 11 (6.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.71%) Python
7 10 (6.10%) ES6
8 5 (3.05%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.83%) VBA
10 2 (1.22%) PHP
10 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.22%) R
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 138 (84.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 77 (46.95%) Security Cleared
3 34 (20.73%) BC Cleared
4 15 (9.15%) DBS Check
5 7 (4.27%) Degree
5 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) CCAB
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) GDPR
2 6 (3.66%) PMO
3 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.83%) QA
4 2 (1.22%) WCAG
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Docker
2 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.66%) Xen
4 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) Puppet
2 7 (4.27%) Ansible
3 6 (3.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.83%) Terraform
5 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) Istio
6 1 (0.61%) Kibana
6 1 (0.61%) logstash
6 1 (0.61%) Salt
6 1 (0.61%) SCCM
6 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.88%) VMware
3 7 (4.27%) Google
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle
4 4 (2.44%) Tableau
5 3 (1.83%) Cisco
5 3 (1.83%) Cognos
5 3 (1.83%) Dell
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe
6 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.22%) Talend
7 1 (0.61%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.61%) Avaya
7 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.61%) Northgate
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) SAP