Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 24 June 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.

Disclosure Scotland
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 169 150
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 19 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.70% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.19% 5.26% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 38
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £279 £308 £309
90th Percentile £733 £545 £633
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South West median hourly rate - - £42.00
England median hourly rate £28.00 £11.18 £34.00
% change year-on-year +150.56% -67.13% -78.41%

Disclosure Scotland 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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 596 703 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.79% 13.31% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 434 480
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £200 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £581
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 55
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.00 £22.60
90th Percentile £53.13 £77.50 £53.70
England median hourly rate £24.56 £19.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +29.26% -20.83% +11.63%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the South West over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Somerset +11 7 £425 +1.19%
Bristol 0 5 £625 +34.41%
Wiltshire +6 2 £425 +6.25%
Gloucestershire +6 2 - -
Devon -24 2 £394 -4.02%
Disclosure Scotland
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 South West region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) DBS Check
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Confluence
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (10.53%) Contract Management
8 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (10.53%) Ansible
8 2 (10.53%) Docker
8 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
8 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Firewall
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) LDAP

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Power BI
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Programmer
2 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Communications Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Head of Procurement
3 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) JFC
2 1 (5.26%) NumPy
2 1 (5.26%) Pandas
2 1 (5.26%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) CentOS
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Contract Management
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java 8
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) SAP