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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 226 287 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.28% 40.48% 42.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.68% 43.16% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 172 186
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
847 665 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.74% 93.79% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 361 485
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 16
Average hourly rate £21.10 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.09% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £17.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 (37.53%) SQL
2 166 (36.64%) Finance
3 147 (32.45%) SQL Server
4 146 (32.23%) Java
5 136 (30.02%) JavaScript
6 133 (29.36%) .NET
7 126 (27.81%) C#
8 106 (23.40%) HTML
9 102 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (20.75%) CSS
11 82 (18.10%) Banking
12 71 (15.67%) Oracle
13 70 (15.45%) ASP.NET
14 63 (13.91%) Spring
15 59 (13.02%) XML
15 59 (13.02%) Sybase
16 55 (12.14%) OO
16 55 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (11.70%) Linux
18 51 (11.26%) Web Services
18 51 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 49 (10.82%) Relational Database
20 48 (10.60%) Microsoft
21 47 (10.38%) UNIX
21 47 (10.38%) jQuery
22 45 (9.93%) MVC
23 44 (9.71%) AngularJS
24 41 (9.05%) HTML5
24 41 (9.05%) Data Modelling

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 25 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (2.87%) CMS
4 12 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.43%) IIS
6 8 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.77%) Node.js
7 7 (1.55%) WordPress
8 6 (1.32%) MQSeries
8 6 (1.32%) JBoss
8 6 (1.32%) Drupal
8 6 (1.32%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.10%) Apache
10 4 (0.88%) Documentum
10 4 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.66%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.44%) FileNet
13 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Loan IQ
1 8 (1.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.88%) Tridion
4 3 (0.66%) Magento
5 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.44%) Maximo
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.30%) HTTP
2 10 (2.21%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.88%) Intranet
4 3 (0.66%) Extranet
4 3 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.44%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.22%) IPv4
6 1 (0.22%) IPv6
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (32.45%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (10.82%) Relational Database
5 40 (8.83%) RDBMS
6 35 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (5.52%) DB2
10 19 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (3.97%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.09%) MySQL
13 12 (2.65%) QlikView
14 6 (1.32%) MS Access
15 5 (1.10%) Sybase IQ
15 5 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
15 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.10%) Cognos Report Studio
15 5 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 31 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.64%) JUnit
3 16 (3.53%) Subversion
4 15 (3.31%) JIRA
5 10 (2.21%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.21%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.77%) Selenium
7 7 (1.55%) Maven
7 7 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.32%) NUnit
8 6 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.10%) Hudson
10 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.88%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.66%) Toad
11 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 166 (36.64%) Finance
2 82 (18.10%) Banking
3 36 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.96%) Front Office
5 12 (2.65%) Retail
6 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.10%) Games
7 5 (1.10%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (29.36%) .NET
2 106 (23.40%) HTML
3 94 (20.75%) CSS
4 70 (15.45%) ASP.NET
5 63 (13.91%) Spring
6 59 (13.02%) XML
7 51 (11.26%) Web Services
8 47 (10.38%) jQuery
9 44 (9.71%) AngularJS
10 41 (9.05%) HTML5
11 40 (8.83%) Hibernate
12 32 (7.06%) .NET Framework
12 32 (7.06%) CSS3
13 29 (6.40%) JMS
14 22 (4.86%) JSP
14 22 (4.86%) JSON
14 22 (4.86%) WPF
14 22 (4.86%) Backbone.js
15 21 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (4.42%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.97%) User Experience
2 18 (3.97%) Equity Derivative
3 13 (2.87%) Market Risk
4 11 (2.43%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.77%) Derivative
7 7 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.10%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.10%) Open Source
10 4 (0.88%) DTCC
10 4 (0.88%) NHS
10 4 (0.88%) Equities
11 3 (0.66%) GIS
11 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.66%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.70%) Linux
2 47 (10.38%) UNIX
3 28 (6.18%) Windows
4 14 (3.09%) Android
5 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (12.14%) OO
3 51 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (9.93%) MVC
5 41 (9.05%) Data Modelling
6 36 (7.95%) Unit Testing
6 36 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (7.51%) Multithreading
8 33 (7.28%) ETL
9 31 (6.84%) TDD
10 27 (5.96%) OOD
11 23 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.08%) Scrum
12 21 (4.64%) Migration
12 21 (4.64%) Database Tuning
13 18 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.75%) SOA
15 15 (3.31%) Wealth Management
16 14 (3.09%) Web Development
17 13 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 170 (37.53%) SQL
2 146 (32.23%) Java
3 136 (30.02%) JavaScript
4 126 (27.81%) C#
5 39 (8.61%) PL/SQL
6 32 (7.06%) Perl
7 25 (5.52%) C++
8 21 (4.64%) T-SQL
8 21 (4.64%) VBA
9 13 (2.87%) PHP
10 10 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.77%) VB
12 7 (1.55%) VB6
12 7 (1.55%) Ruby
13 6 (1.32%) Python
14 4 (0.88%) ABAP
14 4 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (4.64%) Degree
2 15 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (15.67%) Oracle
2 59 (13.02%) Sybase
3 48 (10.60%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.87%) Cognos
5 11 (2.43%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.21%) IBM
7 6 (1.32%) SAP
8 4 (0.88%) Informatica
9 3 (0.66%) Nintex
10 2 (0.44%) Talend
10 2 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.44%) Teradata
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe
11 1 (0.22%) Misys
11 1 (0.22%) Zend
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) Sencha
11 1 (0.22%) Tableau
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