The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 31 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.65% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Median daily rate £336 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +9.67%

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
467 623 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.73% 91.48% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 349 407
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.71 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.62% +113.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £18.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (84.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) UML
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) Maven
8 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
8 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.00%) C++
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (20.00%) Network Management
8 5 (20.00%) Microservices
8 5 (20.00%) Docker
9 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (16.00%) REST
9 4 (16.00%) Apache
9 4 (16.00%) MySQL
9 4 (16.00%) JMS
9 4 (16.00%) XSLT
9 4 (16.00%) Unix

Software Engineer 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 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Broadband
2 1 (4.00%) DVB
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) RS-232
2 1 (4.00%) RS-485
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) HTML5
2 4 (16.00%) JMS
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) MVS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) Microservices
5 5 (20.00%) Network Management
5 5 (20.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) PDM
8 1 (4.00%) PLM
8 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) XPath
5 4 (16.00%) XQuery
6 3 (12.00%) Groovy
7 2 (8.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) COBOL
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) AVEVA
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle