Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 21 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.

Change Control
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 122 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 -42 +45
Contract jobs citing Change Control 49 60 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 1.39% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.66% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 64
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.08% +4.43%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £253
90th Percentile £496 £420 £485
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.32% -75.53%
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% -21.43% +16.18%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Edinburgh +18 42 £375 +15.38% 2
Glasgow -16 6 £300 -20.00% 2
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 17 (34.69%) Java
1 17 (34.69%) XML
2 16 (32.65%) XSLT
2 16 (32.65%) JBoss
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.61%) Java EE
4 14 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (28.57%) Banking
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.49%) Maven
6 12 (24.49%) Linux
6 12 (24.49%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 11 (22.45%) Windows
7 11 (22.45%) Finance
7 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
8 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.41%) ITIL
8 10 (20.41%) Citrix
8 10 (20.41%) Project Management
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
8 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.37%) PMO
9 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
9 9 (18.37%) SOAP
9 9 (18.37%) LDAP
9 9 (18.37%) SOA
9 9 (18.37%) Firewall
9 9 (18.37%) TDD
10 8 (16.33%) Red Hat

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (32.65%) JBoss
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) IaaS
1 6 (12.24%) PaaS
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
1 9 (18.37%) LDAP
2 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) BIG-IP
3 6 (12.24%) NetScaler
4 4 (8.16%) Internet
4 4 (8.16%) Intranet
5 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) FTP
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) Skype
7 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Maven
2 7 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.04%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 14 (28.57%) Banking
2 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.16%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) XML
2 16 (32.65%) XSLT
3 15 (30.61%) Java EE
4 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
5 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 7 (14.29%) .NET
6 7 (14.29%) JPA
6 7 (14.29%) Spring
7 6 (12.24%) Ajax
7 6 (12.24%) Drools
7 6 (12.24%) jBPM
7 6 (12.24%) jQuery
7 6 (12.24%) RESTful
8 5 (10.20%) EJB
8 5 (10.20%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 2 (4.08%) JSF
10 2 (4.08%) Spring Batch
11 1 (2.04%) REST
11 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) PKI
2 5 (10.20%) DataPower
3 4 (8.16%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 10 (20.41%) ITIL
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) SOA
5 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
7 6 (12.24%) BPMN
7 6 (12.24%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) DevOps
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Workflow
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.24%) Perl
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) CEH
4 1 (2.04%) CIMA
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) OSCP
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) PMO
2 5 (10.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Citrix
3 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.29%) F5
5 6 (12.24%) VMware
6 5 (10.20%) IBM
6 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
7 4 (8.16%) Imperva
8 3 (6.12%) Adobe
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco
9 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.08%) Remedy
9 2 (4.08%) Sophos
10 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.04%) Informatica
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle
10 1 (2.04%) RedGate