The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 61 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.34% 1.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.67% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 539 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.41% 69.91% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 280 271
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Software Engineering
Scotland

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 30 July 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) OOD
4 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Front Office
4 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) Sybase
5 6 (25.00%) DB2
5 6 (25.00%) JUnit
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) J2SE
5 6 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (8.33%) GemFire
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) DB2
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) KDB
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Spring
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) J2SE
1 6 (25.00%) JMS
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Sybase
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) StreamBase
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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