Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 101 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.60% 4.32% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.94% 29.84% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 17
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -10.00%
10th Percentile £299 £198 £212
90th Percentile £556 £453 £450
Scotland median daily rate £415 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +12.16% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £33.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.89% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £31.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year -56.93% -20.19% +128.57%

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 349 191 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.36% 14.48% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 82 144
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £381 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +10.51% +1.47%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £219
90th Percentile £544 £500 £449
Scotland median daily rate £375 £378 £340
% change year-on-year -0.66% +11.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.62% -38.95% +35.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -40.63% -15.79% +38.48%

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 22 August 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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (46.53%) Java
2 42 (41.58%) Computer Science
3 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (28.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (27.72%) SQL
6 27 (26.73%) Finance
6 27 (26.73%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (26.73%) Analytics
7 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.79%) Oracle
9 20 (19.80%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (18.81%) Spring
11 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
12 17 (16.83%) Games
12 17 (16.83%) Scala
12 17 (16.83%) Java 8
12 17 (16.83%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (15.84%) Software Delivery
13 16 (15.84%) REST
14 15 (14.85%) Waterfall
14 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (13.86%) Project Management
15 14 (13.86%) Web Services
15 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
16 13 (12.87%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (12.87%) Microservices
16 13 (12.87%) PL/SQL
16 13 (12.87%) SOAP
16 13 (12.87%) Oracle Forms

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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.90%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.98%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.95%) InfoPath
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.99%) Akamai
3 1 (0.99%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) DHCP
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) MPLS
2 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 13 (12.87%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.87%) NoSQL
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.90%) Impala
4 6 (5.94%) QlikView
4 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) DB2
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.99%) Grunt
3 1 (0.99%) gulp
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) JUnit
3 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Games
3 4 (3.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) French Language
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) Architect
4 9 (8.91%) Scala Software Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.92%) Digital Architect
5 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Agile Coach
7 6 (5.94%) Designer
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.95%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Service Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) Spring
2 16 (15.84%) REST
3 14 (13.86%) Web Services
4 13 (12.87%) SOAP
5 10 (9.90%) Akka
5 10 (9.90%) Kafka
5 10 (9.90%) RESTful
6 9 (8.91%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.92%) CSS
8 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.93%) JPA
8 7 (6.93%) JSON
9 6 (5.94%) jQuery
10 5 (4.95%) Django
10 5 (4.95%) XML
10 5 (4.95%) XSLT
11 4 (3.96%) .NET
11 4 (3.96%) J2EE
12 3 (2.97%) HTML
12 3 (2.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.58%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.80%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) Derivative
5 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.99%) e-Health
7 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.99%) IVR
7 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.99%) Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.73%) Analytics
2 27 (26.73%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
4 17 (16.83%) Collaborative Working
5 16 (15.84%) Software Delivery
6 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (14.85%) Waterfall
7 14 (13.86%) Project Management
8 13 (12.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (12.87%) Microservices
9 12 (11.88%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.89%) Decision-Making
10 11 (10.89%) Scrum
11 10 (9.90%) MapReduce
12 9 (8.91%) Kanban
12 9 (8.91%) Migration
12 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.92%) SDLC
14 7 (6.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.53%) Java
2 28 (27.72%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) Java 8
3 17 (16.83%) Scala
4 13 (12.87%) PL/SQL
5 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.93%) Python
8 5 (4.95%) C#
8 5 (4.95%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (28.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (7.92%) PMP
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.93%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) MCSE
5 5 (4.95%) CISA
5 5 (4.95%) CISSP
5 5 (4.95%) ISACA
6 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) ISEB
8 2 (1.98%) MCSA
8 2 (1.98%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.99%) HND
9 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) PMO
3 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.95%) SSAE 16
4 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.99%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Firmware
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.99%) XenApp
2 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) MOM
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.79%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) Tableau
4 4 (3.96%) Nintex
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix
6 2 (1.98%) Adobe
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Splunk