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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 62 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 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 £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
673 482 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.36% 70.57% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 271 282
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) OOD
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 3 (18.75%) Front Office
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (12.50%) GemFire
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) KDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
2 3 (18.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) J2SE
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows CE
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) OOD
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VC++
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) StreamBase
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
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