The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 72 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
Software Developer
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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
800 628 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.23% 95.15% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 340 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 10 (66.67%) MVC
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) WinForms
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) NCrunch
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) NCrunch
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
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