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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 236 164 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.37% 26.80% 28.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.35% 28.32% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 96 109
Average daily rate
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£348 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
687 579 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.61% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 287 365
Average daily rate £350 £320 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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.

1 197 (37.74%) SQL
2 179 (34.29%) Java
3 172 (32.95%) Finance
4 166 (31.80%) JavaScript
5 147 (28.16%) CSS
6 145 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 144 (27.59%) .NET
8 136 (26.05%) HTML
9 127 (24.33%) C#
10 116 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (20.69%) Banking
12 103 (19.73%) Oracle
13 96 (18.39%) XML
14 85 (16.28%) Microsoft
15 82 (15.71%) OO
16 71 (13.60%) UNIX
16 71 (13.60%) jQuery
16 71 (13.60%) Relational Database
17 70 (13.41%) Spring
18 69 (13.22%) ASP.NET
19 67 (12.84%) Web Services
20 62 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
21 60 (11.49%) PL/SQL
22 58 (11.11%) MVC
23 56 (10.73%) HTML5
24 55 (10.54%) TDD
25 54 (10.34%) Linux
26 53 (10.15%) RDBMS
26 53 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 51 (9.77%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 44 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.41%) CMS
3 20 (3.83%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.64%) Apache
4 19 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.87%) IIS
7 11 (2.11%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.15%) Node.js
10 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (0.96%) Drupal
11 5 (0.96%) WordPress
12 4 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.77%) SAS
13 3 (0.57%) JBoss
14 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) MS Project
2 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Maya
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Houdini
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Tridion
2 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.38%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.19%) Endur
4 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.00%) HTTP
2 18 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 10 (1.92%) Intranet
4 3 (0.57%) Extranet
4 3 (0.57%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.19%) IPv4
5 1 (0.19%) IPv6
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.60%) Relational Database
3 62 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (10.15%) RDBMS
5 43 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (6.51%) DB2
7 24 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.68%) QlikView
10 13 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.92%) MySQL
13 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.15%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.77%) IDOL
18 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.87%) Jasmine
3 13 (2.49%) Cucumber
4 12 (2.30%) JUnit
4 12 (2.30%) CruiseControl
4 12 (2.30%) Selenium
5 10 (1.92%) Maven
6 8 (1.53%) Subversion
6 8 (1.53%) CppUnit
6 8 (1.53%) GoogleTest
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.15%) Toad
7 6 (1.15%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.15%) RSpec
8 5 (0.96%) PVCS
9 4 (0.77%) Ant
10 3 (0.57%) JIRA
10 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.57%) Hudson
10 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 172 (32.95%) Finance
2 108 (20.69%) Banking
3 23 (4.41%) Front Office
4 20 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.53%) Back Office
6 6 (1.15%) Retail
7 2 (0.38%) Publishing
7 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (28.16%) CSS
2 144 (27.59%) .NET
3 136 (26.05%) HTML
4 96 (18.39%) XML
5 71 (13.60%) jQuery
6 70 (13.41%) Spring
7 69 (13.22%) ASP.NET
8 67 (12.84%) Web Services
9 56 (10.73%) HTML5
10 48 (9.20%) Hibernate
11 41 (7.85%) CSS3
12 39 (7.47%) AngularJS
13 36 (6.90%) Backbone.js
14 35 (6.70%) JMS
14 35 (6.70%) JSP
15 33 (6.32%) .NET Framework
15 33 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
16 32 (6.13%) STL
17 31 (5.94%) J2EE
17 31 (5.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.21%) User Experience
3 14 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.72%) Hedge funds
4 9 (1.72%) Visualisation
4 9 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (1.53%) Market Risk
6 7 (1.34%) Derivative
7 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.15%) Open Source
8 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.96%) NHS
9 4 (0.77%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.77%) Equities
9 4 (0.77%) Social Network
10 3 (0.57%) iPhone
10 3 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.57%) iPad
10 3 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.60%) UNIX
2 54 (10.34%) Linux
3 42 (8.05%) Windows
4 12 (2.30%) Android
5 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.96%) Solaris
6 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (15.71%) OO
3 58 (11.11%) MVC
4 55 (10.54%) TDD
5 47 (9.00%) Multithreading
6 45 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (7.66%) Data Modelling
8 39 (7.47%) ETL
9 38 (7.28%) Unit Testing
10 37 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (5.17%) Web Development
12 25 (4.79%) SOA
13 23 (4.41%) Migration
14 21 (4.02%) Data Analysis
14 21 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (3.83%) OOD
16 19 (3.64%) Wealth Management
17 18 (3.45%) Scrum
17 18 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
18 17 (3.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 197 (37.74%) SQL
2 179 (34.29%) Java
3 166 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 127 (24.33%) C#
5 60 (11.49%) PL/SQL
6 51 (9.77%) C++
7 47 (9.00%) T-SQL
8 44 (8.43%) Perl
9 26 (4.98%) VBA
10 24 (4.60%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.26%) Ruby
12 11 (2.11%) PHP
13 9 (1.72%) Python
14 7 (1.34%) VB
15 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.15%) C
15 6 (1.15%) VB6
15 6 (1.15%) Scala
15 6 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (4.98%) Degree
2 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.19%) PhD
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.57%) WCAG
1 3 (0.57%) WAI
1 3 (0.57%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Control-M
1 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (19.73%) Oracle
2 85 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.58%) Sybase
4 17 (3.26%) IBM
5 13 (2.49%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.30%) HP
7 11 (2.11%) Kofax
8 10 (1.92%) Google
9 8 (1.53%) Cognos
10 6 (1.15%) SAP
10 6 (1.15%) Tableau
11 5 (0.96%) Twitter
11 5 (0.96%) Informatica
11 5 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.96%) Adobe
12 4 (0.77%) Nintex
13 3 (0.57%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.57%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.38%) Kony
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