The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 53 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.18% 2.76% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.78% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 4
Average daily rate £316 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £450 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 662 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.51% 73.15% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) OOD
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) JMS
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Front Office
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) RDBMS
4 10 (45.45%) J2SE
4 10 (45.45%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) Sybase
4 10 (45.45%) DB2
4 10 (45.45%) JUnit
4 10 (45.45%) Perl
4 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Windows CE
8 4 (18.18%) OOP
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (13.64%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 10 (45.45%) DB2
1 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) JMS
2 10 (45.45%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) J2SE
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Java SE
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) OSGi
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) OOD
3 4 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Sybase
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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