Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Performance Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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.

Performance Monitoring
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 158 160
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 28 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.37% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.45% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 30
Scotland median daily rate £300 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -10.46% +8.53%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £115
90th Percentile £466 £325 £408
UK median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £37.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.67% +107.72% -34.55%

Performance Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
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 Performance Monitoring within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +4 20 £300 -2.72% 5
Glasgow -2 7 £413 +26.92% 2
Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) XML
2 18 (64.29%) Java EE
3 17 (60.71%) XSLT
3 17 (60.71%) JBoss
4 16 (57.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 15 (53.57%) Maven
6 14 (50.00%) Change Control
6 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (46.43%) TDD
7 13 (46.43%) SOA
7 13 (46.43%) Eclipse
8 11 (39.29%) Banking
8 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (35.71%) BPMN
9 10 (35.71%) Drools
9 10 (35.71%) Spring
9 10 (35.71%) jBPM
9 10 (35.71%) Workflow
9 10 (35.71%) Business Process Modelling
10 8 (28.57%) Scrum
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (21.43%) IBM
12 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (21.43%) QA
13 5 (17.86%) jQuery
13 5 (17.86%) Ajax
13 5 (17.86%) JPA
13 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (17.86%) RESTful

Performance Monitoring
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 17 (60.71%) JBoss
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
1 5 (17.86%) PaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
2 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) IMS/DB
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Maven
2 13 (46.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) JProfiler
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) QA Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Platform Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DB2 Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Java EE
1 18 (64.29%) XML
2 17 (60.71%) XSLT
3 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (35.71%) Drools
4 10 (35.71%) jBPM
4 10 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) JPA
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) RESTful
6 4 (14.29%) EJB
6 4 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
7 1 (3.57%) JMS
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) DataPower
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 14 (50.00%) Change Control
3 13 (46.43%) SOA
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) BPMN
5 10 (35.71%) Business Process Modelling
5 10 (35.71%) Workflow
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) Content Management
10 3 (10.71%) DevOps
10 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Imperva
5 3 (10.71%) Adobe
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) RedGate