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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 30 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.65% 2.41% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 2.88% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 6
Median daily rate £378 £425 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +50.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £360 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
505 729 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.29% 83.70% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 386 307
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 29 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £68.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 (71.43%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) OO
2 20 (57.14%) OOD
2 20 (57.14%) Finance
3 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) Unix
3 19 (54.29%) JUnit
4 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (51.43%) SDLC
5 17 (48.57%) Relational Database
5 17 (48.57%) Spring
5 17 (48.57%) Sybase
5 17 (48.57%) DB2
5 17 (48.57%) RDBMS
5 17 (48.57%) J2SE
6 14 (40.00%) Perl
7 13 (37.14%) JMS
8 11 (31.43%) Front Office
9 9 (25.71%) Banking
9 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (25.71%) Investment Banking
9 9 (25.71%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (25.71%) Database Tuning
10 7 (20.00%) HTML
10 7 (20.00%) CSS
11 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) HTML5
11 6 (17.14%) CSS3

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 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) DB2
1 17 (48.57%) RDBMS
1 17 (48.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Ranorex
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Bower
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Front Office
3 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Instructor
6 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) J2SE
1 17 (48.57%) Spring
2 13 (37.14%) JMS
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) CSS3
4 6 (17.14%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) Flask
8 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.86%) JSF
8 1 (2.86%) JSP
8 1 (2.86%) REST
8 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (11.43%) CMDB
3 4 (11.43%) Equities
3 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Derivative
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
1 19 (54.29%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) OO
1 20 (57.14%) OOD
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) SDLC
3 9 (25.71%) Database Tuning
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 5 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.43%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.71%) BDD
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) Perl
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Scala
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) Python
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) C#
9 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Sybase
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) VMware