The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 63 66 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 6 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.74% 0.51% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.54% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £297 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.11% +3.65%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
755 745 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.56% 94.90% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 364 376
Average daily rate £338 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
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 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Programmer
Scotland

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Glasgow region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Glasgow region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) Neo4j
6 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) JAX-RS
6 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) Ant
8 2 (10.00%) JSP
8 2 (10.00%) Servlets
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
1 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) Servlets
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms
6 2 (10.00%) JSTL
6 2 (10.00%) JSF
6 2 (10.00%) Tapestry
7 1 (5.00%) Java SE
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) JMS
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) RPG
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) Clojure
5 1 (5.00%) RPG/400
5 1 (5.00%) RPG IV
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM