The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 71 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.91% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.95% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Programmer
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
810 629 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.10% 95.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 341 370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
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 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
4 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) HTTP
6 4 (21.05%) Web Design
6 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Neo4j
6 4 (21.05%) JAX-RS
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.53%) RPG
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) J2EE
8 2 (10.53%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.26%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) Neo4j
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (10.53%) RSpec
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
6 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) Spring Integration
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) JSTL
7 1 (5.26%) Java SE
7 1 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Web Design
1 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) RPG
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (5.26%) RPG/400
5 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
5 1 (5.26%) Clojure
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) SAP