Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 69 90 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.85% 5.88% 4.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.24% 29.70% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 24
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £323 £168 £190
90th Percentile £500 £538 £464
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +198.93% -51.85%
10th Percentile £18.07 £37.25 £14.74
90th Percentile £42.40 £59.75 £17.04
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £24.21 £31.93
% change year-on-year +34.23% -24.16% -11.32%

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 214 303 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.04% 19.79% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 176 81
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% +9.56%
10th Percentile £172 £195 £183
90th Percentile £636 £528 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.69 £29.78 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.35% +11.54% -19.11%
10th Percentile £15.71 £12.75 £14.74
90th Percentile £39.60 £49.45 £40.33
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -53.85% -13.33%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.09%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) Scrum
5 14 (20.29%) Finance
5 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
5 14 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (17.39%) Process Improvement
7 12 (17.39%) HTML
8 11 (15.94%) Oracle
8 11 (15.94%) SQL
8 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
8 11 (15.94%) Workflow
8 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (14.49%) Prototyping
9 10 (14.49%) Mobile App
9 10 (14.49%) Project Management
9 10 (14.49%) Internet
9 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
9 10 (14.49%) Spring
10 9 (13.04%) TDD
10 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.04%) REST
10 9 (13.04%) Windows
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (11.59%) RESTful
11 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (11.59%) Maven

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 (5.80%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.35%) Mule
2 3 (4.35%) Mule ESB
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (11.59%) Sketch
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.45%) InDesign
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (2.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Office 365
5 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Internet
2 5 (7.25%) NAS
3 3 (4.35%) AMQP
4 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) VLAN
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Big Data
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) HBase
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) Maven
4 6 (8.70%) fastlane
4 6 (8.70%) JUnit
5 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.80%) FindBugs
5 4 (5.80%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.80%) JIRA
5 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) Hudson
6 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 3 (4.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Designer
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Interaction Designer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Designer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 7 (10.14%) iOS Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.35%) UX Designer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) Spring
3 9 (13.04%) REST
4 8 (11.59%) RESTful
5 7 (10.14%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (10.14%) Web Services
6 6 (8.70%) Core Data
6 6 (8.70%) JSON
6 6 (8.70%) UIKit
7 5 (7.25%) SOAP
7 5 (7.25%) Spring Boot
8 4 (5.80%) Kafka
9 3 (4.35%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (4.35%) JMS
9 3 (4.35%) OAuth
9 3 (4.35%) OAuth2
9 3 (4.35%) OpenID
9 3 (4.35%) Spring Integration
9 3 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.14%) User Experience
5 5 (7.25%) Cloud Native
6 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (4.35%) Derivative
7 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.35%) Equities
7 3 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.35%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.45%) AS400
9 1 (1.45%) Fintech
9 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.45%) iSeries
9 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.70%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Solaris
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Computer Science
3 15 (21.74%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (17.39%) Process Improvement
6 11 (15.94%) Workflow
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.49%) Prototyping
8 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.04%) TDD
9 8 (11.59%) Design Thinking
10 7 (10.14%) Analytics
10 7 (10.14%) iOS Development
10 7 (10.14%) SDLC
10 7 (10.14%) Software Delivery
10 7 (10.14%) Technical Leadership
10 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.14%) Time Management
11 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Java
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 7 (10.14%) Apple Swift
4 6 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 5 (7.25%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) Clojure
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (7.25%) Master's Degree
3 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.80%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) CISA
5 1 (1.45%) ISACA
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) PMO
3 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Ansible
1 4 (5.80%) Nagios
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Apple
2 6 (8.70%) IBM
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) Dell
6 1 (1.45%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) ESRI
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec