Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Specialist was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Support Specialist
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.084% - 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% - 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median daily rate £265 - £400
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year - -18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,151 1,021 1,346
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 95.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 530 725
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £180 £188
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.25 £15.89 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.32% -49.15% +82.64%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £36.75 £45.00 £52.31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in Glasgow

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Applications Support Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB