Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 16 July 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.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing GCP 25 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £575 - -
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £34.36 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +4.12% -

GCP 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 783 514 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.96% 12.34% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 287 444
Scotland median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £148 £163
90th Percentile £550 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 9
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +57.95% -56.17%
10th Percentile £10.76 £13.75 £9.64
90th Percentile £52.88 £43.25 £26.90
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +4.53%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Scotland

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in Scotland

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCP in Scotland

GCP
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 GCP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 July 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 £575 - 3
West Lothian - 1 £588 -
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 25 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 23 (92.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (84.00%) Python
4 20 (80.00%) DevOps
5 18 (72.00%) Kubernetes
6 17 (68.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
7 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (56.00%) Ruby
8 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (56.00%) Mesos
8 14 (56.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (56.00%) Docker
9 13 (52.00%) GitHub
9 13 (52.00%) GitLab
9 13 (52.00%) SonarQube
9 13 (52.00%) Consul
9 13 (52.00%) npm
9 13 (52.00%) iPad
9 13 (52.00%) Heroku
9 13 (52.00%) BDD
9 13 (52.00%) Maven
9 13 (52.00%) Groovy
9 13 (52.00%) Gerrit
9 13 (52.00%) Node.js
9 13 (52.00%) TDD
9 13 (52.00%) IBM
9 13 (52.00%) Scrum
9 13 (52.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (52.00%) Ant

GCP
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 14 (56.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 25 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 23 (92.00%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (52.00%) GitHub
3 13 (52.00%) Heroku
3 13 (52.00%) npm
4 9 (36.00%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (16.00%) Amazon S3
6 4 (16.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (12.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (4.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) BGP
2 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (16.00%) FabricPath
2 4 (16.00%) HSRP
2 4 (16.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (52.00%) Ant
3 13 (52.00%) Gerrit
3 13 (52.00%) GitLab
3 13 (52.00%) Maven
3 13 (52.00%) SonarQube
4 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior DevOps
2 13 (52.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) DBA
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) iPad
2 5 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) DevOps
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) BDD
3 13 (52.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.00%) Business Development
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Python
2 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (56.00%) Ruby
4 13 (52.00%) Groovy
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (56.00%) Mesos
3 13 (52.00%) Consul
4 6 (24.00%) Ansible
5 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (20.00%) Puppet
6 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) Google
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) F5
3 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.00%) VMware