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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 22 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 27 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.48% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 0.77% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
419 521 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.99% 76.51% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 294 352
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (74.07%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) Linux
4 16 (29.63%) JMS
5 15 (27.78%) Microservices
6 14 (25.93%) Spring
7 13 (24.07%) SOA
7 13 (24.07%) HTML
7 13 (24.07%) SQL
7 13 (24.07%) REST
8 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
10 10 (18.52%) Apache
10 10 (18.52%) XSLT
10 10 (18.52%) MySQL
10 10 (18.52%) HTTP
10 10 (18.52%) XQuery
10 10 (18.52%) Scrum
10 10 (18.52%) XPath
11 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (16.67%) OO
12 8 (14.81%) Python
12 8 (14.81%) Unix
12 8 (14.81%) Maven
12 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
13 7 (12.96%) DevOps
13 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (12.96%) TDD

Software Engineering
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 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.52%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) CICS
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Broadband
2 1 (1.85%) DVB
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) RS-232
2 1 (1.85%) RS-485
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) DB2
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Maven
2 6 (11.11%) JUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Software Engineer
2 21 (38.89%) Developer
3 17 (31.48%) Java Developer
3 17 (31.48%) Java Engineer
3 17 (31.48%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Real Time Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) JMS
2 14 (25.93%) Spring
3 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) REST
4 10 (18.52%) XSLT
5 9 (16.67%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
8 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.26%) J2SE
8 5 (9.26%) RESTful
9 4 (7.41%) Angular 2
9 4 (7.41%) Spring Integration
10 3 (5.56%) Android SDK
11 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
11 2 (3.70%) iOS SDK
11 2 (3.70%) JPA
11 2 (3.70%) JSON
11 2 (3.70%) XHTML
11 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) CCTV
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) MVS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Microservices
3 13 (24.07%) SOA
4 10 (18.52%) Scrum
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (12.96%) DevOps
6 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) UML
7 6 (11.11%) High Availability
8 5 (9.26%) BDD
8 5 (9.26%) Kanban
8 5 (9.26%) Network Management
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Workflow
10 3 (5.56%) OOD
10 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) XPath
3 10 (18.52%) XQuery
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) Groovy
6 5 (9.26%) C++
6 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.85%) COBOL
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.85%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
1 5 (9.26%) Sybase
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) AVEVA
3 1 (1.85%) IBM