Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Payment Gateway skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Payment Gateway over the 6 months to 25 February 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.

Payment Gateway
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 170 182
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing Payment Gateway 23 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.054% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.13% 1.08% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Scotland median daily rate £600 £281 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.33% -25.00% -21.88%
UK median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% -24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Payment Gateway is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 283 186 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.92% 5.00% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 104 204
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £293 £233 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £630
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27.25 £36.25 £24.90
90th Percentile £39.11 £38.75 £44.65
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% -19.44% +27.25%

Payment Gateway
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Payment Gateway in Scotland

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Payment Gateway in Scotland

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Payment Gateway in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Payment Gateway in Scotland

Payment Gateway
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 Payment Gateway within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 February 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 -9 21 £600 +113.33% 2
Glasgow - 2 £420 -
Payment Gateway
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Payment Gateway 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 Payment Gateway.

1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) Web Services
3 15 (65.22%) RESTful
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
5 11 (47.83%) Mockito
5 11 (47.83%) Spring
6 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) JMX
6 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (43.48%) Puppet
6 10 (43.48%) Degree
6 10 (43.48%) JSON
6 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (43.48%) Microservices
7 9 (39.13%) GitLab
7 9 (39.13%) GDPR
7 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
7 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (39.13%) REST
7 9 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (39.13%) GitHub
7 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
7 9 (39.13%) SOA
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management

Payment Gateway
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 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (21.74%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) GitHub
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) PaaS
3 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 11 (47.83%) Mockito
3 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (39.13%) GitLab
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Java Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Java Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Product Owner
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) RESTful
1 15 (65.22%) Web Services
2 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) JMX
3 10 (43.48%) JSON
4 9 (39.13%) REST
5 5 (21.74%) Node.js
5 5 (21.74%) React
6 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Wallet
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Wallet
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (43.48%) Microservices
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) SOA
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Measurement
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
6 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) Groovy
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) GDPR
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) DataCash