The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 69 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£426 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.79 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.57%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 729 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.65% 94.55% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 360 372
Average daily rate £350 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £177 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £18.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Engineer
Scotland

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 30 July 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 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Windows CE
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) KDB
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) GemFire
3 2 (40.00%) StreamBase

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (40.00%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) KDB
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) StreamBase
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP