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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Degree 23 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.47% 3.98% 4.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.21% 17.18% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 19
Median daily rate £385 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.20% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £216 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £405 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.31% +9.09%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 95 163 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.35% 23.19% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 85 75
Median daily rate £400 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.96% +11.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% +56.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £43.00 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 11 (23.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (19.15%) SDLC
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 7 (14.89%) Java
7 7 (14.89%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.64%) PMP
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (10.64%) ITIL
9 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.51%) Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (8.51%) CRM
10 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.51%) SOA

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 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.26%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (4.26%) QlikView
4 2 (4.26%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) Maven
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Appium
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
2 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) IT Support
4 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
3 2 (4.26%) DHTML
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Felix
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Sling
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) JRuby
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
4 1 (2.13%) JSTL
4 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.13%) Servlets
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.26%) W3C
4 1 (2.13%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 9 (19.15%) SDLC
4 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) ITIL
8 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) CRM
8 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.51%) Open Source
8 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Groovy
3 1 (2.13%) Jython
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (10.64%) PMP
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCDP
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
5 1 (2.13%) CCIP
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) CCSA
5 1 (2.13%) CCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.13%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PMO
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) Basel III
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.13%) EMIR
3 1 (2.13%) MiFID
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) vSphere
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) OpenText
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Cognos
3 2 (4.26%) CommVault
3 2 (4.26%) EMC
3 2 (4.26%) NetApp
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Aruba
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) F5
4 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) Riverbed