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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 53 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.03% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £320 £425 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +38.15%
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
559 870 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.07% 96.67% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 437 407
Median daily rate £338 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £52.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +232.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 19 (73.08%) Retail
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) SunGard
4 12 (46.15%) HP
5 11 (42.31%) Summit
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) J2EE
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 3 (11.54%) Unix
8 3 (11.54%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) JBoss
8 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
8 3 (11.54%) SSL
8 3 (11.54%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) Internet
8 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle
10 1 (3.85%) SAP
10 1 (3.85%) Sage

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 19 (73.08%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) J2EE
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) HP
1 12 (46.15%) SunGard
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) SAP