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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 52 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 0.66% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.87% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
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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
691 575 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.63% 76.36% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 285 319
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 30 (85.71%) Java
2 28 (80.00%) Linux
3 23 (65.71%) SQL
4 21 (60.00%) Spring
5 20 (57.14%) UNIX
5 20 (57.14%) DB2
5 20 (57.14%) OO
5 20 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (57.14%) SDLC
6 19 (54.29%) OOD
7 18 (51.43%) Sybase
7 18 (51.43%) Relational Database
8 17 (48.57%) JUnit
8 17 (48.57%) JMS
8 17 (48.57%) J2SE
8 17 (48.57%) RDBMS
8 17 (48.57%) Finance
9 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (42.86%) Perl
10 10 (28.57%) Front Office
10 10 (28.57%) Banking
10 10 (28.57%) Investment Banking
10 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (28.57%) Database Tuning
11 9 (25.71%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (22.86%) Wealth Management
12 8 (22.86%) Investment Management
13 7 (20.00%) C#
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
14 6 (17.14%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) DB2
2 18 (51.43%) Relational Database
3 17 (48.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.43%) Big Data
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Hudson
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 10 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 10 (28.57%) Front Office
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 26 (74.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Spring
2 17 (48.57%) J2SE
2 17 (48.57%) JMS
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) Ext JS
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
4 3 (8.57%) Equities
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) SCADA
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) UNIX
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) OO
1 20 (57.14%) SDLC
2 19 (54.29%) OOD
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (28.57%) Database Tuning
5 8 (22.86%) Investment Management
5 8 (22.86%) Wealth Management
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.71%) Kanban
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
10 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.86%) OOP
10 1 (2.86%) SOA
10 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Sybase
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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