The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.38% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £135 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.46% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -58.09% +107.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 487 533 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.75% 92.70% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 298 470
Median daily rate £355 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Glasgow

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Glasgow

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Glasgow

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) RIA
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Applications Support Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree