The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 67 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Software Engineer
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
694 601 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.78% 94.94% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 312 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) KDB
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (50.00%) GemFire
2 2 (50.00%) StreamBase
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (50.00%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) KDB
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) StreamBase
2 1 (25.00%) Coverity
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec