Period
to 21 February 2019

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

Collaborative Working
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 129 125
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +24
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 61 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.31% 1.22% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.42% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 23
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £281
90th Percentile £600 £605 £565
UK median daily rate £475 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.89 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.69% -6.43% +67.02%

Collaborative Working 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 4,035 4,223 3,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.68% 85.97% 85.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,249 2,477 1,886
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £238 £255 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £508
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 91
Scotland median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% +7.69% -35.00%
10th Percentile £12.12 £11.34 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £46.50 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.41
% change year-on-year - -1.68% +1.71%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in Scotland

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in Scotland

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in Scotland

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 February 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 +10 38 £475 -9.52% 11
Glasgow -12 18 £425 +21.86% 9
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £290 -
Dundee - 1 £150 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Collaborative Working
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Finance
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) DevOps
3 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
4 11 (18.03%) Decision-Making
4 11 (18.03%) Windows
4 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) Kanban
7 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.11%) Migration
7 8 (13.11%) Java
7 8 (13.11%) Unix
7 8 (13.11%) CRM
7 8 (13.11%) SAN
7 8 (13.11%) Middleware
7 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.48%) RESTful
8 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
8 7 (11.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
8 7 (11.48%) Python
8 7 (11.48%) C#
9 6 (9.84%) Perl
9 6 (9.84%) Cisco
9 6 (9.84%) Service Management

Collaborative Working
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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.28%) Office 365
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) WAN
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.28%) Junos
4 2 (3.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Extranet
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) Flink
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.28%) Gradle
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.64%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Back Office
2 2 (3.28%) Law
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 7 (11.48%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) CRM Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.92%) UI/UX Developer
6 3 (4.92%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Middleware
2 7 (11.48%) RESTful
3 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) React
4 3 (4.92%) Spring
4 3 (4.92%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.28%) JDBC
5 2 (3.28%) JMS
5 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) PMI
4 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Decision-Making
4 9 (14.75%) Kanban
5 8 (13.11%) CRM
5 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
6 7 (11.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (11.48%) Project Management
6 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.84%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (9.84%) Service Management
8 5 (8.20%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Workflow
9 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.56%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (6.56%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) C#
3 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Delphi
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) CCIE
4 1 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) PMO
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) PowerCLI
2 4 (6.56%) Ansible
2 4 (6.56%) Consul
2 4 (6.56%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) F5
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Juniper
4 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter