The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Analysis 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 Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 61 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 7 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 3.65% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 4.98% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 23
Average daily rate £319 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.65 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+78.16% -42.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 662 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.51% 73.15% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Technical Analysis
Scotland

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analysis across the Glasgow region.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Technical Analysis 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 Technical Analysis.

1 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
1 19 (90.48%) Relational Database
2 17 (80.95%) J2EE
3 16 (76.19%) RDBMS
4 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 14 (66.67%) XML
4 14 (66.67%) JSP
4 14 (66.67%) Spring
4 14 (66.67%) JSF
5 13 (61.90%) Hibernate
6 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
6 12 (57.14%) Servlets
6 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (57.14%) HTML
7 10 (47.62%) Sun
7 10 (47.62%) Sun Certification
7 10 (47.62%) OCPJP
7 10 (47.62%) JSTL
8 9 (42.86%) MVC
8 9 (42.86%) Struts
8 9 (42.86%) EJB
9 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
11 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
11 4 (19.05%) Change Management
11 4 (19.05%) QA
12 3 (14.29%) Maven
12 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Tapestry

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Technical Analysis 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 Technical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) Relational Database
2 16 (76.19%) RDBMS
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (38.10%) Programmer
3 8 (38.10%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 8 (38.10%) Java Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) J2EE
2 14 (66.67%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) JSP
2 14 (66.67%) Spring
2 14 (66.67%) JSF
3 13 (61.90%) Hibernate
4 12 (57.14%) Servlets
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) JSTL
6 9 (42.86%) Struts
6 9 (42.86%) EJB
7 3 (14.29%) Tapestry
8 1 (4.76%) JPA
8 1 (4.76%) .NET
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) WSDL
8 1 (4.76%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Sun Certification
1 10 (47.62%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase