Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 23 June 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.

Disclosure Scotland
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 36 55
Rank change year-on-year -31 +19 +14
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 161 170 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.04% 4.36% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.61% 34.98% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 100 111
Scotland median daily rate £336 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £114 £140 £105
90th Percentile £513 £476 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £14.49 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.43% +19.53% -
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.49 £10.41
90th Percentile £35.00 £14.49 £13.93
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £14.49 £32.00
% change year-on-year +93.24% -54.72% -79.68%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 745 486 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.07% 12.46% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 267 441
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £141 £188
90th Percentile £556 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 7
Scotland median hourly rate £21.62 £23.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +61.46% -56.17%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.75 £9.27
90th Percentile £68.13 £43.75 £21.35
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% -16.67% +11.37%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in Scotland

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Scotland

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Scotland

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Scotland

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Scotland

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 June 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 -24 96 £385 +2.67% 5
Glasgow -11 36 £425 +58.88% 1
Renfrewshire -19 23 £223 -28.23% 2
North Lanarkshire -1 6 £238 - 2
South Ayrshire +2 1 £110 - 2
Dundee -9 1 £297 +169.55%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Disclosure Scotland.

1 51 (31.68%) Windows
2 43 (26.71%) Microsoft
3 39 (24.22%) Active Directory
4 33 (20.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (16.77%) Windows Server
6 27 (16.77%) SCCM
7 26 (16.15%) Windows 10
8 25 (15.53%) Windows 7
9 23 (14.29%) Project Management
9 23 (14.29%) DNS
9 23 (14.29%) DHCP
10 22 (13.66%) VMware
11 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (12.42%) SC Cleared
12 20 (12.42%) SQL
12 20 (12.42%) Citrix
12 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (9.94%) Java
14 16 (9.94%) ITIL
15 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (8.70%) Degree
15 14 (8.70%) Ivanti
15 14 (8.70%) XenApp
15 14 (8.70%) Software Delivery
16 13 (8.07%) Windows 8
16 13 (8.07%) Computer Science

Disclosure Scotland
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 12 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.35%) CMS
4 4 (2.48%) JBoss
4 4 (2.48%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.24%) InVision
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.29%) DHCP
1 23 (14.29%) DNS
2 11 (6.83%) 3G
2 11 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.11%) VPN
4 4 (2.48%) Skype
5 3 (1.86%) SAN
5 3 (1.86%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.62%) LAN
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.24%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Appium
1 4 (2.48%) Gatling
1 4 (2.48%) JUnit
1 4 (2.48%) Protractor
1 4 (2.48%) TestNG
2 3 (1.86%) JIRA
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.24%) Legal
3 1 (0.62%) Games
3 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (22.36%) Analyst
2 15 (9.32%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (6.21%) Developer
5 9 (5.59%) Architect
5 9 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Administrator
7 7 (4.35%) Agile Coach
8 6 (3.73%) Consultant
8 6 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.73%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) IT Support
8 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) Spring
2 6 (3.73%) Spring Boot
3 4 (2.48%) Node.js
4 3 (1.86%) HTML
4 3 (1.86%) RESTful
4 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.86%) XML
5 2 (1.24%) .NET
5 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.24%) CSS
5 2 (1.24%) Drools
5 2 (1.24%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.24%) React
5 2 (1.24%) REST
5 2 (1.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.62%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.62%) JPA
6 1 (0.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.83%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.83%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.35%) User Experience
5 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.11%) PKI
7 4 (2.48%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) AS400
9 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) iPhone
9 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.68%) Windows
2 27 (16.77%) Windows Server
3 26 (16.15%) Windows 10
4 25 (15.53%) Windows 7
5 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.07%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.21%) Linux
9 6 (3.73%) Android
10 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.11%) Windows Phone
10 5 (3.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.62%) HPUX
12 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.29%) Project Management
3 16 (9.94%) ITIL
4 14 (8.70%) Software Delivery
5 12 (7.45%) Business Analysis
5 12 (7.45%) Content Management
5 12 (7.45%) Migration
6 10 (6.21%) Coaching
6 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (5.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (5.59%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.59%) Scrum
7 9 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.97%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.97%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.97%) User Stories
9 7 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.42%) SQL
2 16 (9.94%) Java
3 9 (5.59%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.86%) Python
6 2 (1.24%) C#
6 2 (1.24%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) Ruby
7 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (20.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.70%) Degree
5 10 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.48%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.86%) MCSE
9 2 (1.24%) APMP
9 2 (1.24%) CIPFA
9 2 (1.24%) ISEB
9 2 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CASP
10 1 (0.62%) CCNP
10 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CISM
10 1 (0.62%) CISSP
10 1 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) PMO
2 4 (2.48%) GDPR
3 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.24%) QA
3 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (16.77%) SCCM
2 13 (8.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.11%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.11%) vCenter Server
3 5 (3.11%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.48%) Puppet
4 4 (2.48%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (1.24%) Ansible
5 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.62%) OpenView
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 43 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.66%) VMware
3 20 (12.42%) Citrix
4 14 (8.70%) Ivanti
5 12 (7.45%) ThinPrint
6 7 (4.35%) Oracle
7 6 (3.73%) Cisco
8 5 (3.11%) Apple
8 5 (3.11%) McAfee
8 5 (3.11%) SAP
9 3 (1.86%) Adobe
9 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.24%) Mitel
11 1 (0.62%) Brocade
11 1 (0.62%) EMC
11 1 (0.62%) ESRI
11 1 (0.62%) HP
11 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow