The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.28% 0.85% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.13% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £283 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -38.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £230 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £388 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
713 533 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.21% 75.50% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 301 366
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 18 (52.94%) Finance
4 18 (52.94%) Spring
5 17 (50.00%) UNIX
5 17 (50.00%) DB2
5 17 (50.00%) OO
5 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (50.00%) SDLC
6 16 (47.06%) OOD
7 15 (44.12%) Sybase
7 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
8 14 (41.18%) JUnit
8 14 (41.18%) JMS
8 14 (41.18%) J2SE
8 14 (41.18%) RDBMS
9 13 (38.24%) Banking
10 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (35.29%) Perl
11 11 (32.35%) Investment Banking
12 9 (26.47%) Front Office
12 9 (26.47%) Wealth Management
12 9 (26.47%) Investment Management
12 9 (26.47%) Database Tuning
12 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (23.53%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (20.59%) C#
14 7 (20.59%) Windows
15 6 (17.65%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) DB2
2 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
3 14 (41.18%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.76%) Big Data
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Hudson
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Investment Banking
4 9 (26.47%) Front Office
5 3 (8.82%) Legal
6 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 23 (67.65%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Tester
8 1 (2.94%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.94%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Spring
2 14 (41.18%) J2SE
2 14 (41.18%) JMS
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) Ext JS
4 3 (8.82%) RESTful
4 3 (8.82%) JAX-RS
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
4 4 (11.76%) Equities
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) SCADA
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) OO
1 17 (50.00%) SDLC
2 16 (47.06%) OOD
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Wealth Management
4 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (26.47%) Investment Management
4 9 (26.47%) Database Tuning
5 5 (14.71%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (5.88%) Workflow
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.88%) Kanban
8 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 2 (5.88%) Android Development
8 2 (5.88%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Perl
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Sybase
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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