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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 61 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 7 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 2.98% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 3.09% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 12
Average daily rate £350 £289 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.10% +6.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £257 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £319 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.89 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.22 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +11.80%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 873 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.87% 96.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 472 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 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 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) J2EE
3 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (42.31%) Spring
4 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
4 11 (42.31%) XML
5 10 (38.46%) JSP
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) JSF
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 10 (38.46%) JSTL
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Servlets
7 8 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 6 (23.08%) Maven
8 6 (23.08%) Ant
8 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 5 (19.23%) Tapestry
9 5 (19.23%) OCPJP
9 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
9 5 (19.23%) EJB
9 5 (19.23%) Sun
9 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
10 4 (15.38%) WSDL
10 4 (15.38%) MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.85%) SQLite
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Maven
1 6 (23.08%) Ant
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) J2EE
2 11 (42.31%) Spring
2 11 (42.31%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) JSP
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) JSF
3 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 10 (38.46%) JSTL
4 8 (30.77%) Servlets
5 5 (19.23%) Tapestry
5 5 (19.23%) EJB
6 4 (15.38%) WSDL
6 4 (15.38%) Struts
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) MVC
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) UML
4 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) COBOL
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) JCL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) RPG
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) OCPJP
1 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos