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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 295 216 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.91% 32.73% 18.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.42% 34.34% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 96 75
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
810 629 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.10% 95.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 341 370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 237 (41.58%) Java
2 209 (36.67%) SQL
3 154 (27.02%) Finance
4 151 (26.49%) .NET
5 147 (25.79%) C#
6 146 (25.61%) HTML
7 144 (25.26%) JavaScript
8 141 (24.74%) Banking
9 131 (22.98%) CSS
10 107 (18.77%) UNIX
11 105 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 102 (17.89%) Linux
13 98 (17.19%) XML
13 98 (17.19%) Spring
14 94 (16.49%) OO
15 85 (14.91%) Relational Database
16 84 (14.74%) Oracle
17 83 (14.56%) Microsoft
18 81 (14.21%) Multithreading
19 69 (12.11%) Sybase
20 68 (11.93%) MVC
21 66 (11.58%) Perl
22 65 (11.40%) Hibernate
23 63 (11.05%) Web Services
24 61 (10.70%) C++
24 61 (10.70%) Unit Testing
24 61 (10.70%) jQuery
25 59 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
26 57 (10.00%) PL/SQL
27 54 (9.47%) J2EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.68%) CMS
4 20 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.98%) Apache
6 14 (2.46%) IIS
7 12 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.88%) Node.js
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.70%) Drupal
12 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.35%) GemFire
14 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.53%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.53%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.35%) Agresso
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.44%) HTTP
2 5 (0.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.35%) FTP
4 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 85 (14.91%) Relational Database
3 41 (7.19%) RDBMS
4 38 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (5.79%) DB2
7 26 (4.56%) KDB
8 15 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.46%) MySQL
10 12 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.11%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.75%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.88%) Ingres
14 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.98%) CruiseControl
2 17 (2.98%) Selenium
3 16 (2.81%) JUnit
3 16 (2.81%) Subversion
4 10 (1.75%) Maven
5 9 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.23%) GoogleTest
6 7 (1.23%) CppUnit
6 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Blend
7 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.88%) Ant
8 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (0.70%) NCrunch
9 3 (0.53%) Hudson
9 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.35%) RSpec
10 2 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 154 (27.02%) Finance
2 141 (24.74%) Banking
3 42 (7.37%) Front Office
4 22 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.05%) Back Office
6 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.53%) Publishing
7 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.53%) Marketing
8 2 (0.35%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (26.49%) .NET
2 146 (25.61%) HTML
3 131 (22.98%) CSS
4 98 (17.19%) XML
4 98 (17.19%) Spring
5 65 (11.40%) Hibernate
6 63 (11.05%) Web Services
7 61 (10.70%) jQuery
8 54 (9.47%) J2EE
9 51 (8.95%) WPF
10 48 (8.42%) ASP.NET
11 44 (7.72%) JMS
12 43 (7.54%) HTML5
13 41 (7.19%) JSP
14 27 (4.74%) .NET Framework
15 25 (4.39%) Spring MVC
16 24 (4.21%) XSLT
17 23 (4.04%) STL
17 23 (4.04%) AngularJS
18 22 (3.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (4.56%) Equities
3 18 (3.16%) Derivative
4 17 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.23%) Physics
8 7 (1.23%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.88%) Animation
11 4 (0.70%) Open Source
11 4 (0.70%) iPhone
12 3 (0.53%) GIS
12 3 (0.53%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.35%) Social Media
13 2 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.77%) UNIX
2 102 (17.89%) Linux
3 45 (7.89%) Windows
4 19 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.93%) Solaris
6 8 (1.40%) AIX
7 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.70%) Android
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (16.49%) OO
2 81 (14.21%) Multithreading
3 68 (11.93%) MVC
4 61 (10.70%) Unit Testing
5 59 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
7 46 (8.07%) TDD
8 32 (5.61%) Web Development
9 29 (5.09%) Data Modelling
10 28 (4.91%) ETL
11 26 (4.56%) OOD
12 25 (4.39%) OOP
13 24 (4.21%) MVVM
14 23 (4.04%) SOA
14 23 (4.04%) Web Application Development
15 21 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (3.16%) Web Design
17 17 (2.98%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (2.81%) Automated Testing
18 16 (2.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 237 (41.58%) Java
2 209 (36.67%) SQL
3 147 (25.79%) C#
4 144 (25.26%) JavaScript
5 66 (11.58%) Perl
6 61 (10.70%) C++
7 57 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 47 (8.25%) Shell Script
9 29 (5.09%) T-SQL
10 27 (4.74%) PHP
11 25 (4.39%) Python
12 24 (4.21%) VBA
13 12 (2.11%) Scala
13 12 (2.11%) Ruby
13 12 (2.11%) XAML
14 9 (1.58%) VB
15 8 (1.40%) C
16 6 (1.05%) Korn
17 5 (0.88%) COBOL
18 4 (0.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 30 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) PhD
4 1 (0.18%) MCSD
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.40%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.18%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 84 (14.74%) Oracle
2 83 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 69 (12.11%) Sybase
4 21 (3.68%) IBM
5 15 (2.63%) Kofax
5 15 (2.63%) Adobe
6 14 (2.46%) HP
7 10 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.58%) Zend
9 8 (1.40%) Sencha
10 7 (1.23%) Cognos
10 7 (1.23%) Informatica
10 7 (1.23%) Google
11 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.88%) Perforce
12 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.88%) SAP
12 5 (0.88%) Twitter
13 4 (0.70%) RightFax
14 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
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