The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 159 212 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.32% 24.20% 33.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.65% 25.03% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 138
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.48% +7.00%
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
575 847 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.20% 96.69% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 421 380
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +217.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £55.00 £110.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 146 (43.20%) Java
2 126 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (33.43%) SQL
4 102 (30.18%) JavaScript
5 100 (29.59%) HTML
6 92 (27.22%) Spring
6 92 (27.22%) CSS
7 91 (26.92%) Finance
8 89 (26.33%) OO
9 87 (25.74%) Linux
10 76 (22.49%) Unix
11 73 (21.60%) AngularJS
12 69 (20.41%) C#
13 66 (19.53%) DB2
13 66 (19.53%) Banking
14 65 (19.23%) Sybase
15 64 (18.93%) OOD
16 63 (18.64%) Perl
16 63 (18.64%) HTML5
17 62 (18.34%) JUnit
18 59 (17.46%) .NET
19 58 (17.16%) SQL Server
20 56 (16.57%) MVC
21 55 (16.27%) Relational Database
22 51 (15.09%) Web Development
22 51 (15.09%) RDBMS
23 48 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (13.02%) SDLC
25 42 (12.43%) JMS
26 41 (12.13%) J2SE

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.73%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.44%) JBoss
3 9 (2.66%) Apache
3 9 (2.66%) IIS
4 8 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.89%) CMS
6 3 (0.89%) Drupal
6 3 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.59%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.59%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.30%) Kentico
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.59%) iTunes
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.48%) HTTP
1 5 (1.48%) Wireshark
2 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.53%) DB2
2 58 (17.16%) SQL Server
3 55 (16.27%) Relational Database
4 51 (15.09%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.03%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.37%) MarkLogic
8 8 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.07%) MS Access
10 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.18%) KDB
12 4 (1.18%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 62 (18.34%) JUnit
2 31 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.99%) Subversion
4 26 (7.69%) Maven
5 22 (6.51%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.14%) Gradle
7 14 (4.14%) Mockito
8 13 (3.85%) Selenium
9 12 (3.55%) Bitbucket
9 12 (3.55%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.55%) Grunt
9 12 (3.55%) Jasmine
10 11 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (2.96%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.07%) JIRA
14 5 (1.48%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.48%) Fiddler
14 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (26.92%) Finance
2 66 (19.53%) Banking
3 33 (9.76%) Front Office
4 20 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.18%) Games
5 4 (1.18%) Legal
5 4 (1.18%) Retail
6 3 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (29.59%) HTML
2 92 (27.22%) CSS
2 92 (27.22%) Spring
3 73 (21.60%) AngularJS
4 63 (18.64%) HTML5
5 59 (17.46%) .NET
6 42 (12.43%) JMS
7 41 (12.13%) CSS3
7 41 (12.13%) J2SE
7 41 (12.13%) jQuery
8 34 (10.06%) ASP.NET
9 33 (9.76%) Hibernate
9 33 (9.76%) Web Services
10 32 (9.47%) React
11 29 (8.58%) SOAP
11 29 (8.58%) XML
12 28 (8.28%) REST
13 23 (6.80%) .NET Framework
13 23 (6.80%) JSON
14 22 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.99%) Equity Derivative
3 16 (4.73%) Equities
4 15 (4.44%) Derivative
5 13 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.85%) User Experience
6 10 (2.96%) Animation
7 8 (2.37%) Clustering
8 6 (1.78%) iPad
8 6 (1.78%) iPhone
8 6 (1.78%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.48%) Apple TV
9 5 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.18%) Oculus Rift
10 4 (1.18%) Physics
10 4 (1.18%) RenderMan
Operating Systems
1 87 (25.74%) Linux
2 76 (22.49%) Unix
3 25 (7.40%) Android
4 16 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.14%) Windows
6 6 (1.78%) AIX
6 6 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.33%) OO
3 64 (18.93%) OOD
4 56 (16.57%) MVC
5 51 (15.09%) Web Development
6 44 (13.02%) SDLC
7 41 (12.13%) Software Engineering
8 37 (10.95%) Multithreading
9 33 (9.76%) TDD
9 33 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 32 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (7.69%) Front End Development
13 22 (6.51%) Database Tuning
14 20 (5.92%) Workflow
15 18 (5.33%) Android Development
15 18 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (5.03%) Open Source
17 16 (4.73%) Microservices
18 14 (4.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 146 (43.20%) Java
2 113 (33.43%) SQL
3 102 (30.18%) JavaScript
4 69 (20.41%) C#
5 63 (18.64%) Perl
6 34 (10.06%) C++
7 16 (4.73%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.14%) Python
9 9 (2.66%) PHP
9 9 (2.66%) Scala
9 9 (2.66%) VBA
10 8 (2.37%) C
10 8 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.07%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.78%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.48%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.18%) Ruby
14 4 (1.18%) VB
14 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (6.80%) Degree
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) MCSE
3 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.89%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.07%) Mesos
2 6 (1.78%) Marathon
2 6 (1.78%) Packer
3 5 (1.48%) Chronos
4 3 (0.89%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (19.23%) Sybase
2 38 (11.24%) Oracle
3 25 (7.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.96%) IBM
5 5 (1.48%) Apple
5 5 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.18%) Adobe
7 3 (0.89%) Lotus
7 3 (0.89%) Pega
7 3 (0.89%) Perforce
7 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.89%) Reuters
7 3 (0.89%) VMware
8 2 (0.59%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.30%) Atmel
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook
9 1 (0.30%) Nintex
9 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.30%) Talend
9 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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