Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for IBM Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 171 203
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 19 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.023% 0.037%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.04% 0.22% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Scotland median daily rate £475 £475 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.02% -
10th Percentile £379 £463 £288
90th Percentile £607 £488 £303
UK median daily rate £513 £525 £501
% change year-on-year -2.38% +4.90% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50

IBM Cloud is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 930 447 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.89% 10.34% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 293 169
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £223
90th Percentile £575 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -52.78% +157.14%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £26.88 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.63% -3.11% -12.84%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in Scotland

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Cloud in Scotland

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Cloud in Scotland

IBM Cloud
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 IBM Cloud within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 August 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 - 17 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 £570 -
IBM Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 IBM Cloud.

1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 16 (84.21%) DevOps
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (68.42%) Node.js
4 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
4 11 (57.89%) Docker
4 11 (57.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (52.63%) GitLab
5 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
5 10 (52.63%) SonarQube
5 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 10 (52.63%) Ruby
5 10 (52.63%) GitHub
5 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
5 10 (52.63%) Python
6 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
6 9 (47.37%) GCP
6 9 (47.37%) Ant
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) Maven
6 9 (47.37%) iPad
6 9 (47.37%) Heroku
6 9 (47.37%) BDD
6 9 (47.37%) Groovy
6 9 (47.37%) Consul
6 9 (47.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (47.37%) Gerrit
6 9 (47.37%) Mesos
6 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform

IBM Cloud
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 9 (47.37%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) GitHub
3 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (47.37%) Heroku
3 9 (47.37%) npm
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (5.26%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (57.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (52.63%) GitLab
2 10 (52.63%) SonarQube
3 9 (47.37%) Ant
3 9 (47.37%) Gerrit
3 9 (47.37%) Maven
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
6 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (10.53%) CF BOSH
6 2 (10.53%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (10.53%) Subversion
6 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) International Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) Kafka
4 2 (10.53%) Redux
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) React
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) DevOps
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
1 10 (52.63%) Python
1 10 (52.63%) Ruby
2 9 (47.37%) Groovy
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
2 9 (47.37%) Consul
2 9 (47.37%) Mesos
3 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) Salt
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Rancher
5 1 (5.26%) Terraform
5 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM