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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 59 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 0.83% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.13% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
588 442 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.61% 73.42% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 216 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.19 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.17% -62.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
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 23 January 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 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) JMS
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Sybase
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) JUnit
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 6 (54.55%) J2SE
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) OOD
5 4 (36.36%) Front Office
6 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
6 2 (18.18%) Equities
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Degree

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (9.09%) OpenROAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
1 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) J2SE
1 6 (54.55%) JMS
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 2 (18.18%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) OOD
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Market Making
2 2 (18.18%) Android Development
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Coverity
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