Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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.

Collaborative Working
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 132 170
Rank change year-on-year +13 +38 -15
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 86 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.58% 1.05% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.23% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 17
Scotland median daily rate £459 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.69% +29.03% -18.42%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £163
90th Percentile £557 £830 £450
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -2.10% -17.82% +97.73%

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 4,770 4,053 4,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.41% 84.84% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,677 2,298 2,605
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £236
90th Percentile £550 £530 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 102 107
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -13.93% +45.24%
10th Percentile £10.85 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.80 £43.75 £42.70
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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 +13 42 £440 -11.11% 5
Glasgow +8 39 £525 +40.00% 11
South Lanarkshire - 2 £213 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £400 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Collaborative Working
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Finance
3 22 (25.58%) Java
4 19 (22.09%) Degree
5 17 (19.77%) Oracle
6 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (17.44%) Decision-Making
7 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (15.12%) SQL
8 12 (13.95%) SOAP
8 12 (13.95%) Web Services
8 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.95%) Scrum
8 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database
8 12 (13.95%) REST
8 12 (13.95%) RESTful
8 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
8 12 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (13.95%) Microservices
9 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
9 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
9 11 (12.79%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (10.47%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (10.47%) JSON

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 2 (2.33%) Confluence
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.33%) InVision
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Junos
1 1 (1.16%) LAN
1 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.16%) JBehave
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Games
3 6 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Architect
2 15 (17.44%) Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Digital Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) User Researcher
7 5 (5.81%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.65%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Service Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
9 3 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.49%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) REST
1 12 (13.95%) RESTful
1 12 (13.95%) SOAP
1 12 (13.95%) Web Services
2 9 (10.47%) Hibernate
2 9 (10.47%) JPA
2 9 (10.47%) JSON
2 9 (10.47%) Spring
3 5 (5.81%) .NET
4 4 (4.65%) HTML
5 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) React
6 2 (2.33%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.33%) Node.js
6 2 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (1.16%) Java EE
7 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
4 5 (5.81%) Derivative
5 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Blog
7 1 (1.16%) Equities
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Decision-Making
3 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (13.95%) Microservices
3 12 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.95%) Scrum
4 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
5 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Analytics
6 9 (10.47%) Software Delivery
6 9 (10.47%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (9.30%) DevOps
8 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.14%) Service Design
9 6 (6.98%) Actionable Insight
9 6 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) Java
2 13 (15.12%) SQL
3 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.47%) Java 8
5 8 (9.30%) Scala
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) CISA
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
1 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.16%) Charles River
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco
3 1 (1.16%) F5
3 1 (1.16%) Informatica
3 1 (1.16%) Juniper
3 1 (1.16%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.16%) Pega
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.16%) Talend
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter
3 1 (1.16%) Vermilion