The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 280 334 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.89% 40.14% 20.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.60% 42.49% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 125 70
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.80% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
707 786 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.15% 94.47% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 377 377
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.20 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Developer
Scotland

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014, 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.

1 223 (40.99%) Java
2 174 (31.99%) SQL
3 164 (30.15%) HTML
4 156 (28.68%) JavaScript
5 155 (28.49%) .NET
6 148 (27.21%) C#
7 141 (25.92%) Finance
8 133 (24.45%) CSS
9 109 (20.04%) Spring
10 103 (18.93%) Banking
11 94 (17.28%) UNIX
12 93 (17.10%) OO
12 93 (17.10%) SQL Server
13 91 (16.73%) Linux
14 85 (15.63%) XML
15 80 (14.71%) jQuery
16 79 (14.52%) Relational Database
17 78 (14.34%) MVC
18 72 (13.24%) Hibernate
19 67 (12.32%) Multithreading
20 66 (12.13%) Unit Testing
21 65 (11.95%) Web Services
21 65 (11.95%) ASP.NET
22 63 (11.58%) Oracle
23 60 (11.03%) Perl
24 59 (10.85%) J2EE
24 59 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
25 58 (10.66%) Microsoft
26 55 (10.11%) Sybase
27 50 (9.19%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 28 (5.15%) CMS
2 27 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.76%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (2.39%) IIS
7 11 (2.02%) Apache
8 9 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.92%) Node.js
10 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.55%) Drupal
11 3 (0.55%) GemFire
12 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.37%) Papyrus
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.55%) MS Office
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) Maya
7 1 (0.18%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.55%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.68%) HTTP
2 3 (0.55%) Intranet
2 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.37%) FTP
3 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) LAN
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 79 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 40 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 30 (5.51%) DB2
5 25 (4.60%) KDB
6 24 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (3.86%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.31%) MySQL
9 18 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.84%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.92%) Star Schema
16 5 (0.92%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 22 (4.04%) JUnit
1 22 (4.04%) Subversion
1 22 (4.04%) Maven
2 21 (3.86%) Selenium
3 18 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.39%) CruiseControl
4 13 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.21%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.65%) Ant
7 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Blend
8 6 (1.10%) Artifactory
8 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.74%) JIRA
10 4 (0.74%) NCrunch
11 3 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.55%) CppUnit
11 3 (0.55%) GoogleTest
11 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 141 (25.92%) Finance
2 103 (18.93%) Banking
3 35 (6.43%) Front Office
4 16 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.74%) Games
6 4 (0.74%) Marketing
7 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (30.15%) HTML
2 155 (28.49%) .NET
3 133 (24.45%) CSS
4 109 (20.04%) Spring
5 85 (15.63%) XML
6 80 (14.71%) jQuery
7 72 (13.24%) Hibernate
8 65 (11.95%) Web Services
8 65 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 59 (10.85%) J2EE
10 50 (9.19%) HTML5
11 44 (8.09%) WPF
12 43 (7.90%) JMS
13 41 (7.54%) JSP
14 30 (5.51%) .NET Framework
15 26 (4.78%) XSLT
15 26 (4.78%) CSS3
16 25 (4.60%) Struts
16 25 (4.60%) Ajax
17 23 (4.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (4.60%) Equities
3 22 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.76%) Derivative
5 13 (2.39%) Open Source
6 11 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.84%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.47%) Physics
10 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.10%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.92%) Animation
12 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.74%) NHS
13 4 (0.74%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.55%) iPhone
14 3 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 94 (17.28%) UNIX
2 91 (16.73%) Linux
3 33 (6.07%) Windows
4 15 (2.76%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.65%) Android
6 8 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.29%) Solaris
8 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.74%) AIX
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.10%) OO
2 78 (14.34%) MVC
3 67 (12.32%) Multithreading
4 66 (12.13%) Unit Testing
5 59 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (6.99%) TDD
7 34 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (5.51%) OOD
9 28 (5.15%) OOP
10 27 (4.96%) ETL
11 26 (4.78%) Web Development
12 22 (4.04%) SOA
12 22 (4.04%) Scrum
13 21 (3.86%) MVVM
14 20 (3.68%) Web Application Development
14 20 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.49%) Content Management
15 19 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (3.31%) Web Design
16 18 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 223 (40.99%) Java
2 174 (31.99%) SQL
3 156 (28.68%) JavaScript
4 148 (27.21%) C#
5 60 (11.03%) Perl
6 43 (7.90%) C++
7 41 (7.54%) Shell Script
8 35 (6.43%) PL/SQL
9 27 (4.96%) PHP
10 24 (4.41%) Python
11 15 (2.76%) XAML
12 13 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.21%) VBA
14 10 (1.84%) Scala
15 9 (1.65%) VB
16 8 (1.47%) Ruby
17 6 (1.10%) C
18 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.92%) COBOL
19 4 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (6.43%) Degree
2 5 (0.92%) Sun Certification
2 5 (0.92%) OCPJP
3 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.18%) MCSD
5 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.29%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.18%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 63 (11.58%) Oracle
2 58 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 55 (10.11%) Sybase
4 20 (3.68%) IBM
5 19 (3.49%) Adobe
6 11 (2.02%) Zend
7 10 (1.84%) JBoss
8 9 (1.65%) Sencha
9 8 (1.47%) Informatica
10 7 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.10%) Google
11 6 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.10%) Cognos
11 6 (1.10%) Sun
12 5 (0.92%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.74%) Kofax
13 4 (0.74%) SAP
13 4 (0.74%) RightFax
14 3 (0.55%) Talend
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