Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Charles River over the 6 months to 17 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Charles River
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 151 165
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing Charles River 31 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.98% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 10
Scotland median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.05% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £175 £359 £433
90th Percentile £589 £634 £651
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Charles River is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,972 1,818 1,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.81% 36.65% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,028 1,036 1,055
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -0.71%
10th Percentile £223 £208 £219
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 59
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.20%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.89 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.50 £46.28
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Charles River as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in Scotland

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in Scotland

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Charles River in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Charles River in Scotland

Charles River
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 Charles River within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Edinburgh -11 25 £500 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 2
Aberdeen - 2 £188 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 15 (48.39%) Asset Management
6 13 (41.94%) Scrum
7 12 (38.71%) Investment Management
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
8 11 (35.48%) DevOps
9 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
9 9 (29.03%) thinkFolio
10 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (22.58%) Markit EDM
11 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
12 6 (19.35%) Kanban
12 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (19.35%) Windows
12 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
13 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
13 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (16.13%) XML
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (16.13%) Java
13 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
13 5 (16.13%) LAN

Charles River
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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) thinkFolio
2 7 (22.58%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
2 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Leader
4 5 (16.13%) Charles River Developer
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Charles River Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (3.23%) Charles River Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
1 5 (16.13%) XML Messaging
2 3 (9.68%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) Ajax
3 2 (6.45%) Akka
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.13%) iPad
2 5 (16.13%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Asset Management
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Investment Management
5 11 (35.48%) DevOps
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Kanban
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Test Management
10 2 (6.45%) Code Coverage
10 2 (6.45%) Data Management
10 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
3 3 (9.68%) F5
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) FactSet
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) BISAM
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) VMware