Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 54 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.15% 4.56% 3.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.98% 23.94% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 43
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +11.63%
10th Percentile £198 £190 £130
90th Percentile £428 £450 £459
Scotland median daily rate £350 £330 £343
% change year-on-year +6.06% -3.65% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +113.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28.00 £32.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £34.05 £32.00 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +60.00% +42.86%

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 193 213 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.82% 19.05% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 121 138
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £236 £225 £159
90th Percentile £463 £450 £470
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.66% +56.80%
10th Percentile £15.39 £33.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £32.16 £41.90 £59.50
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) Computer Science
5 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Project Management
7 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
8 9 (16.67%) User Stories
8 9 (16.67%) Migration
9 8 (14.81%) Banking
9 8 (14.81%) Data Analysis
9 8 (14.81%) Java
9 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (12.96%) C#
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.96%) ITIL
10 7 (12.96%) Windows
10 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.11%) .NET
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
12 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
12 5 (9.26%) ISEB

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 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) DataStage
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Power BI
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Report Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Salesforce Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.56%) J2SE
2 3 (5.56%) Spring
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) jQuery
3 2 (3.70%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Derivative
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 9 (16.67%) User Stories
5 8 (14.81%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.41%) Security Patching
9 4 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
7 3 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) R
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) ISEB
4 4 (7.41%) PMP
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.56%) MCAD
5 3 (5.56%) MCSD
5 3 (5.56%) MCTS
5 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.85%) MBA
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (5.56%) EMIR
1 3 (5.56%) MiFID
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) vSphere
1 4 (7.41%) XenApp
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) CommVault
3 4 (7.41%) EMC
3 4 (7.41%) NetApp
3 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.70%) Netezza
5 2 (3.70%) Nintex
5 2 (3.70%) Talend
6 1 (1.85%) AVEVA
6 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter