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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 30 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.09% 1.89% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 2.28% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 9
Median daily rate £400 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £235 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £380 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
482 745 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.83% 82.78% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 386 339
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 45 (73.77%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (59.02%) Linux
4 33 (54.10%) Spring
5 32 (52.46%) Unix
5 32 (52.46%) JUnit
5 32 (52.46%) Finance
6 31 (50.82%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (49.18%) JMS
8 29 (47.54%) J2SE
8 29 (47.54%) Sybase
8 29 (47.54%) DB2
8 29 (47.54%) SDLC
9 28 (45.90%) Perl
9 28 (45.90%) SQL
10 27 (44.26%) RDBMS
10 27 (44.26%) Relational Database
11 26 (42.62%) OOD
11 26 (42.62%) OO
12 16 (26.23%) Front Office
13 15 (24.59%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (21.31%) Database Tuning
14 13 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (19.67%) SOA
16 11 (18.03%) C++
16 11 (18.03%) REST
17 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
18 9 (14.75%) Banking
19 8 (13.11%) Microservices

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 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.64%) RS-232
2 1 (1.64%) RS-485
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) DB2
2 27 (44.26%) RDBMS
2 27 (44.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) JUnit
2 5 (8.20%) Selenium
3 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.28%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) Bower
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Front Office
3 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) C++ Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Scala Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) Spring
2 30 (49.18%) JMS
3 29 (47.54%) J2SE
4 11 (18.03%) REST
5 6 (9.84%) CSS
5 6 (9.84%) HTML
5 6 (9.84%) RESTful
5 6 (9.84%) Web Services
5 6 (9.84%) XSLT
6 3 (4.92%) Android SDK
6 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.92%) JPA
6 3 (4.92%) jQuery
6 3 (4.92%) JSON
6 3 (4.92%) Middleware
6 3 (4.92%) SOAP
6 3 (4.92%) XHTML
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (24.59%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.56%) CMDB
4 4 (6.56%) Equities
4 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) SDLC
3 26 (42.62%) OO
3 26 (42.62%) OOD
4 13 (21.31%) Database Tuning
4 13 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (19.67%) SOA
6 8 (13.11%) Microservices
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.20%) High Availability
9 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
9 5 (8.20%) TDD
9 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) Perl
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) C++
4 6 (9.84%) XPath
4 6 (9.84%) XQuery
5 5 (8.20%) Groovy
5 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) Scala
6 4 (6.56%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.64%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.64%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Sybase
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
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