Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 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.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 166 204
Rank change year-on-year +59 +38 -39
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 5 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 0.059% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £600 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +65.52% -12.12%
UK median daily rate £481 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +1.32% +4.40% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.88 £33.78 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.16% -24.93% -42.12%

Sarbanes-Oxley 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 273 547 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.05% 12.30% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 311 431
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £204 £169 £185
90th Percentile £640 £556 £538
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 23
Median hourly rate £19.75 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +32.35% -
10th Percentile £11.60 £15.20 £10.58
90th Percentile £34.88 £43.75 £46.00
Median hourly rate £26.73 £22.18 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.53% -1.43% +2.74%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland.

Hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
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 Sarbanes-Oxley within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. 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 +54 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Sarbanes-Oxley
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%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase