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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 62 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.30% 0.34% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.05%
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
633 854 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.48% 95.74% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 466 362
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 14
Median hourly rate £13.73 £20.69 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +33.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £80.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 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%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Games

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%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft