The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 224 151 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.55% 25.64% 33.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.02% 27.06% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 80 153
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -36.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £18.43 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £30.94 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
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
722 558 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.25% 94.74% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 254 420
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £429 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.72 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -2.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £117.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 170 (37.20%) JavaScript
2 159 (34.79%) SQL
3 148 (32.39%) Finance
4 146 (31.95%) SQL Server
5 144 (31.51%) .NET
6 143 (31.29%) Java
7 133 (29.10%) CSS
8 126 (27.57%) HTML
9 119 (26.04%) C#
10 108 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (21.01%) Oracle
12 84 (18.38%) Banking
13 75 (16.41%) jQuery
14 72 (15.75%) XML
15 71 (15.54%) ASP.NET
16 66 (14.44%) Microsoft
17 61 (13.35%) OO
18 57 (12.47%) Web Services
18 57 (12.47%) HTML5
19 56 (12.25%) Spring
20 55 (12.04%) Relational Database
21 54 (11.82%) MVC
21 54 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 49 (10.72%) UNIX
23 47 (10.28%) HTTP
24 44 (9.63%) T-SQL
24 44 (9.63%) PL/SQL
25 43 (9.41%) RDBMS
25 43 (9.41%) SharePoint
25 43 (9.41%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.38%) CMS
3 16 (3.50%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (3.28%) Apache
5 11 (2.41%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.41%) IIS
6 10 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.31%) Node.js
10 5 (1.09%) WordPress
11 4 (0.88%) SAS
11 4 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.88%) Drupal
11 4 (0.88%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.66%) JBoss
13 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.88%) Tridion
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Endur
6 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.28%) HTTP
2 21 (4.60%) HTTPS
3 9 (1.97%) Intranet
4 3 (0.66%) Network Security
4 3 (0.66%) Extranet
5 2 (0.44%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) IPv4
6 1 (0.22%) IPv6
6 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.04%) Relational Database
3 54 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (9.41%) RDBMS
5 40 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (4.60%) DB2
9 18 (3.94%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.50%) QlikView
11 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.97%) MySQL
14 8 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.31%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.88%) IDOL
17 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
18 3 (0.66%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 42 (9.19%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.72%) Jasmine
3 12 (2.63%) JUnit
4 11 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.75%) CruiseControl
5 8 (1.75%) JIRA
5 8 (1.75%) Selenium
6 7 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.53%) RSpec
6 7 (1.53%) Subversion
7 6 (1.31%) Maven
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.31%) Toad
8 5 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.09%) PVCS
9 4 (0.88%) NUnit
9 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 148 (32.39%) Finance
2 84 (18.38%) Banking
3 20 (4.38%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.28%) Front Office
5 11 (2.41%) Back Office
6 8 (1.75%) Retail
7 4 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (31.51%) .NET
2 133 (29.10%) CSS
3 126 (27.57%) HTML
4 75 (16.41%) jQuery
5 72 (15.75%) XML
6 71 (15.54%) ASP.NET
7 57 (12.47%) Web Services
7 57 (12.47%) HTML5
8 56 (12.25%) Spring
9 43 (9.41%) AngularJS
10 42 (9.19%) CSS3
11 36 (7.88%) Backbone.js
12 35 (7.66%) Hibernate
13 33 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
14 31 (6.78%) .NET Framework
15 29 (6.35%) JMS
16 27 (5.91%) FIX Protocol
17 24 (5.25%) STL
18 23 (5.03%) JSP
19 20 (4.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.03%) User Experience
3 14 (3.06%) Market Risk
4 13 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.31%) Open Source
8 5 (1.09%) NHS
9 4 (0.88%) GIS
9 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.88%) Social Network
9 4 (0.88%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.66%) Derivative
10 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.66%) Equities
10 3 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.72%) UNIX
2 42 (9.19%) Linux
3 29 (6.35%) Windows
4 11 (2.41%) Android
5 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.88%) Solaris
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.66%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (13.35%) OO
3 54 (11.82%) MVC
4 42 (9.19%) TDD
5 40 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (8.10%) Multithreading
7 32 (7.00%) Data Modelling
7 32 (7.00%) ETL
8 29 (6.35%) Web Development
9 28 (6.13%) Unit Testing
9 28 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (4.60%) Migration
12 20 (4.38%) SOA
12 20 (4.38%) Scrum
12 20 (4.38%) Web Design
13 18 (3.94%) OOD
14 13 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (2.84%) Workflow
14 13 (2.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 170 (37.20%) JavaScript
2 159 (34.79%) SQL
3 143 (31.29%) Java
4 119 (26.04%) C#
5 44 (9.63%) T-SQL
5 44 (9.63%) PL/SQL
6 37 (8.10%) C++
7 32 (7.00%) Perl
8 17 (3.72%) VBA
9 15 (3.28%) Ruby
10 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.19%) PHP
12 8 (1.75%) VB
13 7 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (1.53%) VB6
14 6 (1.31%) Python
15 5 (1.09%) XPath
15 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.88%) Scala
16 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (3.94%) Degree
2 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.66%) WCAG
1 3 (0.66%) WAI
2 2 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (21.01%) Oracle
2 66 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 38 (8.32%) Sybase
4 17 (3.72%) IBM
5 14 (3.06%) Cognos
6 12 (2.63%) HP
7 11 (2.41%) Kofax
8 9 (1.97%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.31%) Informatica
10 5 (1.09%) Tableau
11 4 (0.88%) SAP
11 4 (0.88%) Google
12 3 (0.66%) Nintex
12 3 (0.66%) Twitter
12 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.66%) VMware
13 2 (0.44%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.44%) Adobe
13 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
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