Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 45 75
Rank change year-on-year -35 +30 +15
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 140 190 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.61% 3.95% 2.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.77% 28.92% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 104 93
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £108 £120 £114
90th Percentile £550 £559 £475
UK median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.63 £30.25
% change year-on-year +54.70% -25.21% -75.80%

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 708 657 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.22% 13.65% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 355 390
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.34%
10th Percentile £200 £150 £180
90th Percentile £538 £533 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 21
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £17.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.46% -31.50% -22.90%
10th Percentile £11.42 £13.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.25 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.80% -11.11% +4.41%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -28 84 £263 -32.26% 7
Glasgow 0 39 £400 +14.29% 2
North Lanarkshire +3 5 £238 -57.73%
Renfrewshire -23 5 £210 +23.53%
South Ayrshire - 4 £110 -
Dundee -10 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 - -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 38 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.00%) Windows
3 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (13.57%) Windows 10
5 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (12.86%) SCCM
6 14 (10.00%) Java
7 13 (9.29%) Scrum
7 13 (9.29%) DevOps
7 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
7 13 (9.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
9 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.86%) Project Management
9 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (7.86%) Coaching
10 10 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (7.14%) SQL
10 10 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.14%) Data Protection
11 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (6.43%) VMware
11 9 (6.43%) HTML
11 9 (6.43%) ITIL
11 9 (6.43%) Cisco
12 8 (5.71%) Oracle
12 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (5.71%) Kanban

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 6 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.57%) Confluence
2 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.43%) InVision
3 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) IaaS
2 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 4 (2.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) DHCP
1 7 (5.00%) DNS
2 5 (3.57%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) BGP
3 4 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.86%) OSPF
3 4 (2.86%) Skype
3 4 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.14%) 3G
4 3 (2.14%) VPN
4 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.43%) Internet
5 2 (1.43%) Intranet
5 2 (1.43%) LAN
5 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.71%) Network Security
6 1 (0.71%) VoIP
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.14%) DB2
3 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.00%) JIRA
2 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.86%) JUnit
3 4 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.14%) Appium
4 3 (2.14%) Gatling
4 3 (2.14%) GoCD
4 3 (2.14%) JMeter
5 2 (1.43%) Protractor
5 2 (1.43%) TestNG
6 1 (0.71%) Calabash
6 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) JBehave
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.43%) Banking
2 2 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.86%) Analyst
2 15 (10.71%) Architect
3 10 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 7 (5.00%) Agile Coach
4 7 (5.00%) Developer
4 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.29%) IT Analyst
5 6 (4.29%) IT Support
6 5 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (3.57%) Applications Packager
6 5 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Project Officer
6 5 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (3.57%) Risk Manager
6 5 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 5 (3.57%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) HTML
2 8 (5.71%) REST
3 6 (4.29%) CSS
4 5 (3.57%) RESTful
5 4 (2.86%) .NET
5 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.14%) React
6 3 (2.14%) Spring
6 3 (2.14%) XML
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.43%) SOAP
7 2 (1.43%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.43%) XSLT
8 1 (0.71%) Ajax
8 1 (0.71%) jQuery
8 1 (0.71%) JSON
8 1 (0.71%) Web Services
8 1 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.57%) CESG
2 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 5 (3.57%) User Experience
3 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.43%) Blog
5 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) Windows 10
3 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.00%) Linux
8 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.43%) CentOS
10 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.43%) Unix
11 1 (0.71%) Android
11 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.29%) DevOps
2 13 (9.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 13 (9.29%) Scrum
3 11 (7.86%) Coaching
3 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (7.86%) Project Management
4 10 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 10 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 9 (6.43%) ITIL
6 8 (5.71%) Kanban
6 8 (5.71%) Microservices
7 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.00%) Java
2 10 (7.14%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (2.14%) C#
7 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.43%) XPath
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) Scala
8 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.57%) CCNP
4 5 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.57%) ISACA
5 4 (2.86%) Degree
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.43%) MCP
7 2 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.71%) CCDP
8 1 (0.71%) CCNA
8 1 (0.71%) CISM
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) COBIT
1 5 (3.57%) GDPR
1 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 5 (3.57%) NIST 800
2 4 (2.86%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.86%) XenApp
5 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) SCCM
2 5 (3.57%) Ansible
3 4 (2.86%) Icinga
3 4 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.14%) Graphite
4 3 (2.14%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.43%) Terraform
6 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) Cisco
2 9 (6.43%) VMware
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) Adobe
4 4 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.86%) Citrix
4 4 (2.86%) Ivanti
5 3 (2.14%) HP
5 3 (2.14%) IBM
5 3 (2.14%) ThinPrint
6 2 (1.43%) Mitel
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (0.71%) Apple
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) Open-E
7 1 (0.71%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow