Period
to 24 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 34 28
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 41 92 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.32% 6.30% 6.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.89% 36.80% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 66 43
Glasgow median daily rate £366 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.44% +14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £120 £204 £197
90th Percentile £456 £494 £485
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Glasgow median hourly rate - £30.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.97% +98.24%
Scotland median hourly rate £40.70 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +25.23% +3.17% -39.42%

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 217 250 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.59% 17.11% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 166 130
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% +18.21% -
10th Percentile £187 £198 £200
90th Percentile £625 £575 £476
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% -5.36% +16.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.77 £19.40
90th Percentile £24.25 £35.23 £50.90
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.32% +1.92% -27.78%

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 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020, 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 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
3 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) Project Management
6 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.51%) Public Sector
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
9 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
9 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 7 (17.07%) SDLC
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
10 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
11 5 (12.20%) QA
11 5 (12.20%) Use Case
11 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
11 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
11 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
12 4 (9.76%) Android
12 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
12 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
12 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.44%) AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) GCP
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) npm
3 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (4.88%) RFID
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) Power BI
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) fastlane
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) GoCD
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Public Sector
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Private Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Law
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Junior
5 3 (7.32%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) ICT Manager
6 2 (4.88%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Pega Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) JSON
1 3 (7.32%) SOAP
1 3 (7.32%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) Core Data
2 2 (4.88%) JMS
2 2 (4.88%) JNDI
2 2 (4.88%) JSP
2 2 (4.88%) RESTful
2 2 (4.88%) UIKit
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XMPP
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) NativeScript
3 1 (2.44%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.44%) Sass
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.76%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.20%) Use Case
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (7.32%) Content Writing
10 3 (7.32%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
2 2 (4.88%) C
2 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) PMP
3 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
3 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) HND
4 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) PMO
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Pega
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau