Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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.

Consultant
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 35 27
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 53 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.51% 5.37% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 5.58% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 29
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £323
90th Percentile £688 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% +157.14% -89.50%

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 1,441 1,146 983
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 96.14% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 666 504
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £227 £250 £181
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £408 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +41.60% -51.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.50 £45.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year -2.50% +25.87% -36.44%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
4 6 (11.32%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (11.32%) User Experience
4 6 (11.32%) Kibana
4 6 (11.32%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
4 6 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (11.32%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (9.43%) Office 365
5 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
5 5 (9.43%) Windows
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle
6 4 (7.55%) JMeter

Consultant 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) Mule
2 2 (3.77%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) InVision
2 1 (1.89%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.77%) Primavera
3 1 (1.89%) Actimize
3 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Office 365
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) AMQP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) GIS
3 3 (5.66%) Power BI
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
1 4 (7.55%) Gatling
1 4 (7.55%) JMeter
2 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.89%) Appium
3 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.89%) Calabash
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) JBehave
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (15.09%) Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) JMS
2 2 (3.77%) OAuth
2 2 (3.77%) OAuth2
2 2 (3.77%) OpenID
2 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) Spring
2 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (11.32%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
3 5 (9.43%) CRM
3 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.66%) Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Prototyping
5 3 (5.66%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (3.77%) ITSM
6 2 (3.77%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (3.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C#
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) Ruby
3 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) Dart
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) WCAG
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Kibana
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) Lotus
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Varonis
4 1 (1.89%) Workday