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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 26 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.09% 2.07% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 2.50% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £268 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
507 720 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.84% 82.85% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 353 298
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 8
Median hourly rate £15.25 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.89% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 39 (78.00%) Java
2 31 (62.00%) Finance
3 30 (60.00%) OOD
3 30 (60.00%) SQL
3 30 (60.00%) JUnit
3 30 (60.00%) Unix
3 30 (60.00%) Linux
3 30 (60.00%) OO
3 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (58.00%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (56.00%) SDLC
5 28 (56.00%) Spring
5 28 (56.00%) J2SE
5 28 (56.00%) Sybase
5 28 (56.00%) DB2
6 27 (54.00%) RDBMS
6 27 (54.00%) Relational Database
7 26 (52.00%) Perl
8 23 (46.00%) JMS
9 16 (32.00%) Front Office
10 13 (26.00%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (26.00%) Database Tuning
10 13 (26.00%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (20.00%) CSS
11 10 (20.00%) HTML
11 10 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 10 (20.00%) Banking
12 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.00%) C++
14 6 (12.00%) Wealth Management

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 2 (4.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) DB2
2 27 (54.00%) RDBMS
2 27 (54.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (60.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) Bower
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 16 (32.00%) Front Office
3 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Java Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Asset Management Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Instructor
8 3 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) J2SE
1 28 (56.00%) Spring
2 23 (46.00%) JMS
3 10 (20.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) CSS3
4 6 (12.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) .NET
6 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.00%) J2EE
6 3 (6.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) REST
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.00%) JPA
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) Middleware
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.00%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (8.00%) CMDB
3 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Equities
3 4 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.00%) Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
1 30 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (60.00%) OO
1 30 (60.00%) OOD
2 28 (56.00%) SDLC
3 13 (26.00%) Database Tuning
3 13 (26.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.00%) Investment Management
4 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.00%) Wealth Management
5 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.00%) BDD
5 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 5 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Scrum
6 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Java
2 30 (60.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) Perl
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) Scala
7 4 (8.00%) C
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) PHP
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) C#
10 1 (2.00%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Sybase
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) VMware