Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 95 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.14% 3.96% 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.65% 29.80% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 16
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £168 £188 £97
90th Percentile £530 £468 £334
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £47.50 £15.89 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.93% -51.85% +4.10%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.21 £31.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.98% -11.53% +13.56%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 310 151 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.04% 13.28% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 74 135
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £371 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.72% +9.19% -2.86%
10th Percentile £190 £182 £210
90th Percentile £505 £488 £450
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £29.78 £26.70 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -19.11% +25.86%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.95% -14.67% +36.66%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Glasgow

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Glasgow

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Glasgow

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Degree.

1 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 24 (25.26%) Finance
3 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.11%) Java
4 21 (22.11%) Project Management
5 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (18.95%) SQL
7 16 (16.84%) Scrum
7 16 (16.84%) Spring
8 15 (15.79%) QA
8 15 (15.79%) C#
8 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
8 15 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (15.79%) Analytics
9 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (13.68%) Refactoring
10 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
11 12 (12.63%) Kanban
11 12 (12.63%) Oracle
11 12 (12.63%) Risk Management
11 12 (12.63%) SDLC
12 11 (11.58%) ITIL
12 11 (11.58%) Python
12 11 (11.58%) QlikView
12 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
13 10 (10.53%) Workflow

Degree
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 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.37%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.16%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) WAN
2 2 (2.11%) 3G
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) LAN
2 2 (2.11%) MPLS
2 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.05%) 2G
3 1 (1.05%) 4G
3 1 (1.05%) DHCP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) LTE
3 1 (1.05%) SMS
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) QlikView
2 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.16%) Power BI
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) French Language
3 1 (1.05%) German Language
3 1 (1.05%) Local Government
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Designer
5 8 (8.42%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.42%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (6.32%) Agile Coach
6 6 (6.32%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Business Architect
8 4 (4.21%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Junior
8 4 (4.21%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.16%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Spring
2 7 (7.37%) CSS
2 7 (7.37%) Spring Cloud
3 6 (6.32%) jQuery
3 6 (6.32%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) .NET
5 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.16%) Java EE
5 3 (3.16%) JSP
5 3 (3.16%) Middleware
5 3 (3.16%) XML
5 3 (3.16%) XSLT
6 2 (2.11%) Django
6 2 (2.11%) HTML
6 2 (2.11%) REST
7 1 (1.05%) HTML5
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
7 1 (1.05%) RESTful
7 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) User Experience
6 3 (3.16%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.16%) Derivative
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.16%) Replication
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.11%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.11%) Social Media
8 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.05%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Unix
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) AIX
5 2 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Solaris
5 2 (2.11%) SUSE
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Project Management
2 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.84%) Scrum
4 15 (15.79%) Analytics
4 15 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
5 13 (13.68%) Refactoring
6 12 (12.63%) Kanban
6 12 (12.63%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.63%) SDLC
7 11 (11.58%) ITIL
7 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.53%) Workflow
9 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.47%) Change Management
9 9 (9.47%) Information Security
9 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.42%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.42%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) Java
2 18 (18.95%) SQL
3 15 (15.79%) C#
4 11 (11.58%) Python
5 9 (9.47%) C++
6 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.42%) CISSP
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.37%) ISEB
3 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.37%) PMP
4 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) HND
5 4 (4.21%) MCAD
5 4 (4.21%) MCSD
5 4 (4.21%) MCTS
5 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.16%) CISA
6 3 (3.16%) ISACA
6 3 (3.16%) MCSE
6 3 (3.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) CLAS
7 1 (1.05%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
2 6 (6.32%) PMO
3 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.16%) SSAE 16
5 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.11%) SLA
6 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.05%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.16%) Firmware
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.05%) MOM
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) Tableau
4 3 (3.16%) IBM
4 3 (3.16%) Nintex
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Brocade
5 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.11%) Splunk
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) ThinPrint