The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 55 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% 0.11% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.12% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £323 - £294
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -
Software 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
558 866 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.06% 96.76% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 436 402
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £52.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +232.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Software 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago