Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 6 months to 18 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Rackspace.

Rackspace
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £513 £431 £470
% change year-on-year +18.84% -8.24% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Rackspace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,177 1,687 2,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.09% 40.31% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,234 897 1,310
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £215 £210 £225
90th Percentile £531 £522 £499
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 74
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £28.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.83% -21.77% +129.69%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.87 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in Scotland

Rackspace
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 Rackspace within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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 - 1 - -
Rackspace
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

Rackspace
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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) UI Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk