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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.67% 1.00% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 1.32% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +1.75%
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
415 608 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.74% 76.29% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 348 330
Median daily rate £365 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.42 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £49.41 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 4 December 2016, 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 39 (78.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) Linux
3 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) JMS
5 18 (36.00%) SQL
5 18 (36.00%) Spring
6 17 (34.00%) Unix
7 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (30.00%) JUnit
9 14 (28.00%) Sybase
9 14 (28.00%) DB2
9 14 (28.00%) Perl
9 14 (28.00%) OO
9 14 (28.00%) J2SE
9 14 (28.00%) Finance
9 14 (28.00%) RDBMS
9 14 (28.00%) Relational Database
10 13 (26.00%) SDLC
11 11 (22.00%) OOD
11 11 (22.00%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (20.00%) SOA
12 10 (20.00%) REST
13 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
14 8 (16.00%) C++
14 8 (16.00%) Microservices
15 7 (14.00%) MySQL
15 7 (14.00%) XSLT
15 7 (14.00%) HTTP
15 7 (14.00%) Apache

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 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) CICS
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) RS-232
2 1 (2.00%) RS-485
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) DB2
1 14 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) JUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.00%) Publishing
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 14 (28.00%) Java Engineer
5 13 (26.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Real Time Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
9 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Scala Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) JMS
2 18 (36.00%) Spring
3 14 (28.00%) J2SE
4 10 (20.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) XSLT
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
7 5 (10.00%) RESTful
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) Android SDK
8 3 (6.00%) CSS
8 3 (6.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.00%) iOS SDK
9 2 (4.00%) J2EE
9 2 (4.00%) JPA
9 2 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (4.00%) Middleware
9 2 (4.00%) SOAP
9 2 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) MVS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) OO
3 13 (26.00%) SDLC
4 11 (22.00%) OOD
5 10 (20.00%) SOA
6 8 (16.00%) Microservices
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) High Availability
7 5 (10.00%) Network Management
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) DevOps
8 4 (8.00%) Kanban
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) Android Development
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Perl
4 8 (16.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) XPath
5 7 (14.00%) XQuery
6 6 (12.00%) Groovy
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) C#
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.00%) Scala
9 2 (4.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) VBA
10 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.00%) COBOL
10 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.00%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Sybase
2 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
Glasgow
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago