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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 213 288 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.40% 33.53% 32.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.63% 36.00% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 141 95
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -
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
831 800 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.19% 93.13% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 372 343
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 185 (44.05%) SQL
2 163 (38.81%) Java
3 159 (37.86%) Finance
4 111 (26.43%) SQL Server
5 101 (24.05%) JavaScript
6 100 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (21.67%) HTML
8 85 (20.24%) C#
8 85 (20.24%) Spring
9 81 (19.29%) .NET
10 79 (18.81%) UNIX
10 79 (18.81%) Banking
11 77 (18.33%) CSS
12 71 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 68 (16.19%) Sybase
14 67 (15.95%) Oracle
15 57 (13.57%) OO
16 54 (12.86%) Linux
16 54 (12.86%) Hibernate
17 53 (12.62%) Relational Database
18 52 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
20 49 (11.67%) XML
21 48 (11.43%) Data Modelling
21 48 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 46 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
23 45 (10.71%) ASP.NET
24 44 (10.48%) TDD
25 43 (10.24%) MVC
25 43 (10.24%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 14 (3.33%) CMS
2 13 (3.10%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.38%) Node.js
4 8 (1.90%) MQSeries
4 8 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.67%) JBoss
5 7 (1.67%) Drupal
6 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.43%) Apache
7 4 (0.95%) IIS
7 4 (0.95%) Documentum
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.95%) CICS
7 4 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.71%) WordPress
9 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Loan IQ
2 5 (1.19%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.48%) Magento
4 2 (0.48%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.24%) FTP
1 1 (0.24%) HTTP
1 1 (0.24%) DNS
1 1 (0.24%) CTI
1 1 (0.24%) Intranet
1 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (26.43%) SQL Server
2 71 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (12.62%) Relational Database
4 48 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (9.76%) RDBMS
6 33 (7.86%) DB2
7 32 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (4.76%) QlikView
10 20 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (4.29%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.38%) MS Access
13 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.14%) Sybase IQ
13 9 (2.14%) Sybase ASE
14 8 (1.90%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (8.10%) JUnit
2 17 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.57%) Maven
4 10 (2.38%) Subversion
4 10 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 9 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.14%) Selenium
6 8 (1.90%) Hudson
6 8 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.43%) FitNesse
7 6 (1.43%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.19%) NUnit
8 5 (1.19%) JIRA
8 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.95%) Mockito
9 4 (0.95%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.95%) Toad
9 4 (0.95%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.71%) Ant
10 3 (0.71%) ERwin
General
1 159 (37.86%) Finance
2 79 (18.81%) Banking
3 40 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 24 (5.71%) Front Office
5 11 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.19%) Advertising
7 4 (0.95%) Retail
7 4 (0.95%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.67%) HTML
2 85 (20.24%) Spring
3 81 (19.29%) .NET
4 77 (18.33%) CSS
5 54 (12.86%) Hibernate
6 49 (11.67%) XML
7 45 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 38 (9.05%) Web Services
9 34 (8.10%) JMS
9 34 (8.10%) HTML5
10 30 (7.14%) jQuery
11 28 (6.67%) J2EE
12 23 (5.48%) J2SE
12 23 (5.48%) .NET Framework
12 23 (5.48%) CSS3
12 23 (5.48%) AngularJS
13 22 (5.24%) REST
14 21 (5.00%) WPF
15 20 (4.76%) JSP
16 17 (4.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.19%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (4.52%) Derivative
4 15 (3.57%) User Experience
5 9 (2.14%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.43%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.19%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.19%) Replication
9 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.95%) Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) DTCC
11 3 (0.71%) Equities
11 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.48%) DataPower
12 2 (0.48%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.48%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.81%) UNIX
2 54 (12.86%) Linux
3 9 (2.14%) Windows
4 4 (0.95%) Android
5 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) MVS
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.57%) OO
3 52 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 46 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (10.48%) TDD
7 43 (10.24%) MVC
8 42 (10.00%) SDLC
9 38 (9.05%) ETL
10 32 (7.62%) OOD
11 30 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 30 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 21 (5.00%) Database Tuning
13 19 (4.52%) Scrum
14 18 (4.29%) Wealth Management
15 16 (3.81%) Multithreading
16 14 (3.33%) Migration
16 14 (3.33%) BDD
17 13 (3.10%) MVVM
18 12 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 185 (44.05%) SQL
2 163 (38.81%) Java
3 101 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 85 (20.24%) C#
5 43 (10.24%) PL/SQL
6 35 (8.33%) Perl
7 28 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 23 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 22 (5.24%) VBA
10 13 (3.10%) PHP
11 7 (1.67%) Scala
12 6 (1.43%) C++
13 4 (0.95%) ABAP
14 3 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.71%) Python
14 3 (0.71%) C
14 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.48%) VBScript
15 2 (0.48%) COBOL
16 1 (0.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (3.81%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.14%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Control-M
2 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (16.19%) Sybase
2 67 (15.95%) Oracle
3 34 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.57%) Informatica
5 13 (3.10%) SAP
6 11 (2.62%) Cognos
7 5 (1.19%) IBM
7 5 (1.19%) Adobe
7 5 (1.19%) Perforce
8 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.95%) Teradata
9 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.48%) ESRI
9 2 (0.48%) HP
9 2 (0.48%) VMware
9 2 (0.48%) Talend
10 1 (0.24%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.24%) Misys
10 1 (0.24%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.24%) Telerik
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