The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 53 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.86% 0.92% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.96% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Median daily rate £450 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £256 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.03% -5.71%
Applications Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 832 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.26% 95.52% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 443 365
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 27 16
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.65% +132.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Glasgow region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Glasgow region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Retail
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) SunGard
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Summit
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
8 1 (6.67%) DataPower
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (6.67%) Information Security
8 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) HTTP
8 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
8 1 (6.67%) SSL
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (6.67%) CSS
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) Java

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 12 (80.00%) Retail
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
1 7 (46.67%) SunGard
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