Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 137 151
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 86 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.61% 1.08% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.26% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 20
Scotland median daily rate £475 £421 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.76% +28.63% -13.82%
10th Percentile £300 £318 £163
90th Percentile £575 £829 £589
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £34.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.09% +38.00% +13.64%

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 4,688 4,274 3,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.95% 85.43% 84.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,534 2,401 2,197
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +9.15% -5.33%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £243
90th Percentile £550 £530 £490
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 112 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.78 £9.94
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.43 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Glasgow +9 43 £504 +34.41% 13
Edinburgh +6 36 £450 -9.09% 16
South Lanarkshire -1 4 £236 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £400 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Collaborative Working
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) Finance
3 21 (24.42%) Java
4 20 (23.26%) Degree
5 19 (22.09%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (20.93%) Decision-Making
7 16 (18.60%) RESTful
8 15 (17.44%) Oracle
9 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (15.12%) Workshop Facilitation
10 12 (13.95%) SQL
10 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (13.95%) DevOps
10 12 (13.95%) Microservices
11 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
11 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
11 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
11 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
11 11 (12.79%) SOAP
11 11 (12.79%) Web Services
11 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (11.63%) Migration
12 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
12 10 (11.63%) REST
12 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
12 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c

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%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.33%) InVision
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) SAN
2 5 (5.81%) WAN
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) Junos
4 2 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.14%) CRM Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Digital Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Build Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.65%) Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Service Architect
7 4 (4.65%) User Researcher
8 3 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Design Leader
9 2 (2.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) RESTful
2 11 (12.79%) SOAP
2 11 (12.79%) Web Services
3 10 (11.63%) REST
4 9 (10.47%) JSON
5 8 (9.30%) Hibernate
5 8 (9.30%) JPA
5 8 (9.30%) Spring
6 6 (6.98%) .NET
6 6 (6.98%) CSS
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.81%) HTML
8 4 (4.65%) Middleware
9 3 (3.49%) jQuery
9 3 (3.49%) React
10 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.33%) Node.js
10 2 (2.33%) XML
11 1 (1.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) User Experience
4 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
6 3 (3.49%) Derivative
6 3 (3.49%) PMI
6 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Blog
8 1 (1.16%) Equities
8 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Decision-Making
3 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (15.12%) Workshop Facilitation
4 12 (13.95%) DevOps
4 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (13.95%) Microservices
5 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
6 10 (11.63%) Migration
6 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Analytics
7 9 (10.47%) Software Delivery
7 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.47%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (9.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
9 7 (8.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) SQL
3 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.30%) Java 8
4 8 (9.30%) Scala
5 7 (8.14%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) CISA
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CISM
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) GDPR
2 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.16%) Consul
3 1 (1.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco
4 2 (2.33%) F5
4 2 (2.33%) Juniper
4 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.16%) Charles River
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
5 1 (1.16%) Talend
5 1 (1.16%) Vermilion