Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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.

Disclosure Scotland
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 434 663 620
Rank change year-on-year +229 -43 -221
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 102 173 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.85% 1.86% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 111 185
Median daily rate £459 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +35.48% -3.13%
10th Percentile £155 £188 £122
90th Percentile £628 £663 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £500 £307
% change year-on-year -12.50% +63.06% -19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 15
Median hourly rate £21.05 £25.12 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.20% -10.29% +88.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £25.12 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.20% -10.29% +88.30%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,576 9,315 11,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.49% 10.27% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,089 5,768 7,416
Median daily rate £455 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £250
90th Percentile £648 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 416 386
Median hourly rate £26.73 £22.18 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.53% -1.43% +2.74%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.13 £51.75
Median hourly rate £22.55 £23.47 £21.62
% change year-on-year -3.92% +8.56% +8.08%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
UK excluding London +209 90 £438 -12.50% 2
Scotland +57 64 £245 -37.66% 1
England +233 30 £550 - 1
Work from Home -19 15 £225 -56.10%
London +177 10 £513 -6.82%
North of England +101 8 £650 +18.18%
South East +177 6 £538 -7.33%
Wales +28 6 £600 +4.35%
North West +81 4 £550 +35.32%
Yorkshire +75 4 £650 +18.18%
East of England +83 3 £513 +6.22%
South West +81 2 £485 -11.17%
Midlands +96 1 £450 -22.01% 1
West Midlands +68 1 £450 -27.94% 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 61 (59.80%) Public Sector
2 22 (21.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.71%) Azure
6 14 (13.73%) Windows
6 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
7 12 (11.76%) Linux
8 11 (10.78%) Finance
9 10 (9.80%) Java
9 10 (9.80%) DBS Check
10 9 (8.82%) HTML
10 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.82%) Office 365
11 8 (7.84%) Project Management
11 8 (7.84%) Unix
11 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
11 8 (7.84%) Windows 10
11 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
12 7 (6.86%) DevOps
12 7 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (6.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (6.86%) ITIL
12 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
12 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.86%) Degree
13 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.88%) SaaS
13 6 (5.88%) PaaS

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.98%) assyst
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.98%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Azure
2 9 (8.82%) Office 365
3 6 (5.88%) PaaS
3 6 (5.88%) SaaS
4 5 (4.90%) AWS
5 4 (3.92%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (2.94%) IaaS
6 3 (2.94%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.96%) GCP
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.98%) GitHub
8 1 (0.98%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.98%) Route 53
8 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 4 (3.92%) VoIP
2 4 (3.92%) WAN
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) DMZ
5 1 (0.98%) DNS
5 1 (0.98%) Firewall
5 1 (0.98%) Intranet
5 1 (0.98%) Network Security
5 1 (0.98%) OSPF
5 1 (0.98%) Skype
5 1 (0.98%) SNMP
5 1 (0.98%) TACACS
5 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.96%) Power BI
2 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.96%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) GitLab
4 2 (1.96%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.96%) Grunt
4 2 (1.96%) gulp
4 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.96%) Mocha
4 2 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) Hudson
5 1 (0.98%) MSI
5 1 (0.98%) Postman
5 1 (0.98%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 61 (59.80%) Public Sector
2 11 (10.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Local Government
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Billing
4 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Analyst
2 11 (10.78%) Developer
3 7 (6.86%) Consultant
4 6 (5.88%) Architect
5 5 (4.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
6 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Product Owner
7 3 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (2.94%) IT Support
7 3 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.94%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (2.94%) Security Architect
7 3 (2.94%) Support Officer
7 3 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) HTML
2 5 (4.90%) CSS
3 4 (3.92%) EDI
3 4 (3.92%) JAX-RS
3 4 (3.92%) REST
4 3 (2.94%) Node.js
4 3 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (1.96%) .NET
5 2 (1.96%) Mustache
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.96%) SOAP
5 2 (1.96%) Web Services
5 2 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (0.98%) Ajax
6 1 (0.98%) ATL
6 1 (0.98%) BAPI
6 1 (0.98%) J2EE
6 1 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.98%) Struts
6 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Unix
3 8 (7.84%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.90%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.84%) Project Management
4 7 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (6.86%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (6.86%) DevOps
4 7 (6.86%) ITIL
4 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (5.88%) Change Management
5 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (5.88%) ERP
5 6 (5.88%) Migration
5 6 (5.88%) Project Delivery
5 6 (5.88%) Service Management
6 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) Java
2 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.88%) Python
4 5 (4.90%) SQL
5 4 (3.92%) C
6 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.98%) ABAP
8 1 (0.98%) Groovy
8 1 (0.98%) R
8 1 (0.98%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.80%) DBS Check
5 7 (6.86%) Degree
6 4 (3.92%) HND
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PMO
2 2 (1.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.98%) IFRS
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Terraform
2 4 (3.92%) Ansible
2 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) Salt
4 1 (0.98%) Grafana
4 1 (0.98%) Kibana
4 1 (0.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Dell
3 5 (4.90%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) Concur
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) F5
5 2 (1.96%) Google
5 2 (1.96%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) Ariba
6 1 (0.98%) Citrix
6 1 (0.98%) Curam
6 1 (0.98%) Databricks
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.98%) Remedy
6 1 (0.98%) Tableau
6 1 (0.98%) VMware