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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 52 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.07% 1.62% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
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£313 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.26% +5.55%
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
745 690 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.07% 79.95% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 310 263
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +268.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 31 (79.49%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Linux
3 26 (66.67%) SQL
4 24 (61.54%) OOD
5 22 (56.41%) OO
5 22 (56.41%) UNIX
6 21 (53.85%) Spring
6 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
6 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (51.28%) SDLC
7 20 (51.28%) Sybase
8 19 (48.72%) DB2
8 19 (48.72%) JUnit
8 19 (48.72%) J2SE
8 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
8 19 (48.72%) JMS
8 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (41.03%) Perl
10 14 (35.90%) Finance
11 11 (28.21%) C#
12 9 (23.08%) Windows
12 9 (23.08%) Banking
12 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
13 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (20.51%) .NET
13 8 (20.51%) Front Office
14 7 (17.95%) Database Tuning
14 7 (17.95%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (15.38%) Wealth Management
15 6 (15.38%) Investment Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 19 (48.72%) DB2
2 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.26%) Big Data
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) JUnit
2 3 (7.69%) Hudson
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) WatiN
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Moq
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Bower
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Technical Leader
5 8 (20.51%) Lead Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Lead Java Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Technical Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 1 (2.56%) DBA
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.56%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) Spring
2 19 (48.72%) J2SE
2 19 (48.72%) JMS
3 8 (20.51%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.56%) Ninject
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) Flask
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) UNIX
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) OOD
2 22 (56.41%) OO
3 20 (51.28%) SDLC
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (17.95%) Database Tuning
7 6 (15.38%) Wealth Management
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
8 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 3 (7.69%) Kanban
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
11 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
11 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
12 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.56%) System Testing
12 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) Perl
4 11 (28.21%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Sybase
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle