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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 51 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.18% 1.33% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.67% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £259 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
709 660 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.49% 80.10% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 302 302
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £242 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 7
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 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 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 28 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 34 (82.93%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) Linux
3 27 (65.85%) SQL
4 23 (56.10%) OO
4 23 (56.10%) UNIX
5 22 (53.66%) OOD
5 22 (53.66%) Spring
6 20 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (48.78%) DB2
6 20 (48.78%) SDLC
7 18 (43.90%) Sybase
7 18 (43.90%) Relational Database
7 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (41.46%) JUnit
8 17 (41.46%) J2SE
8 17 (41.46%) RDBMS
8 17 (41.46%) JMS
8 17 (41.46%) Finance
9 16 (39.02%) Perl
10 11 (26.83%) C#
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) Front Office
11 10 (24.39%) Banking
11 10 (24.39%) Investment Banking
11 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (21.95%) Database Tuning
13 8 (19.51%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (19.51%) .NET
14 7 (17.07%) Wealth Management
14 7 (17.07%) Investment Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) DB2
2 18 (43.90%) Relational Database
3 17 (41.46%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.76%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) MS Access
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) JUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Hudson
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) WatiN
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Moq
4 1 (2.44%) Bower
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
2 10 (24.39%) Investment Banking
2 10 (24.39%) Front Office
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 28 (68.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) DBA
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.44%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Spring
2 17 (41.46%) J2SE
2 17 (41.46%) JMS
3 8 (19.51%) .NET
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) JAX-RS
5 3 (7.32%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) Ext JS
5 3 (7.32%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
7 1 (2.44%) SOAP
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.44%) MFC
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Ninject
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Equities
4 2 (4.88%) SCADA
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) UNIX
3 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) OO
2 22 (53.66%) OOD
3 20 (48.78%) SDLC
4 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (21.95%) Database Tuning
7 7 (17.07%) Investment Management
7 7 (17.07%) Wealth Management
7 7 (17.07%) TDD
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) Kanban
10 3 (7.32%) BDD
11 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (2.44%) People Management
12 1 (2.44%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) Perl
4 11 (26.83%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Sybase
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) VMware