Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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.

Change Control
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 139 96
Rank change year-on-year +26 -43 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Control 67 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.44% 0.86% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.00% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 45
Scotland median daily rate £375 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -21.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £310 £162 £247
90th Percentile £488 £425 £433
UK median daily rate £425 £402 £413
% change year-on-year +5.85% -2.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £187.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.00% +365.84% -4.03%
10th Percentile £29.00 £181.25 £37.28
90th Percentile £31.00 £193.75 £41.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.55% - -23.61%

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 4,013 4,117 3,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.45% 85.91% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,281 2,446 1,769
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £245 £257 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £507
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 71 84
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -7.69% -30.53%
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.40 £10.74
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.54 £52.12
UK median hourly rate £23.79 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% -4.00% +6.38%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 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
Edinburgh +30 50 £375 +35.14% 2
Glasgow -10 14 £375 +76.47% 3
South Lanarkshire - 1 £325 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 23 (34.33%) Banking
2 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Law
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (29.85%) PaaS
3 20 (29.85%) IaaS
3 20 (29.85%) Firewall
4 19 (28.36%) Waterfall
4 19 (28.36%) Kanban
5 18 (26.87%) Migration
5 18 (26.87%) Unix
6 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (22.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (22.39%) Terraform
8 9 (13.43%) Oracle
9 8 (11.94%) Solaris
9 8 (11.94%) Sun
9 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
9 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
9 8 (11.94%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (10.45%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.45%) System Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Linux
10 7 (10.45%) Java

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 15 (22.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.46%) JBoss
3 3 (4.48%) FileNet
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.49%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (29.85%) IaaS
1 20 (29.85%) PaaS
2 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.99%) Datadog
4 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.46%) GitLab
2 5 (7.46%) Maven
2 5 (7.46%) Mockito
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
4 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.99%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (34.33%) Banking
2 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Law
3 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (13.43%) AWS Engineer
1 9 (13.43%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Administrator
2 8 (11.94%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Solaris Administrator
2 8 (11.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) FileNet Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) JPA
1 5 (7.46%) RESTful
1 5 (7.46%) SOAP
2 3 (4.48%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.99%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Licensing
4 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) SCADA
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Unix
2 8 (11.94%) Solaris
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Windows
6 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) Kanban
2 19 (28.36%) Waterfall
3 18 (26.87%) Migration
4 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (11.94%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.45%) SDLC
5 7 (10.45%) System Testing
6 6 (8.96%) DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) PMP
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) APMP
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.49%) GAMP
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Terraform
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
4 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.99%) Nagios
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Sun
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
3 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) Avaya
4 4 (5.97%) Verint
5 3 (4.48%) Splunk
6 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.99%) Google
6 2 (2.99%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) New Relic
6 2 (2.99%) Speakerbus
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) SAP