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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank - 66 60
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.05% +2.00%
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
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) SignalR
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) Moq
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) WatiN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SignalR
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Ninject
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware