Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 45 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 109 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.50% 4.13% 4.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.13% 27.92% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 22
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +13.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £208 £198 £210
90th Percentile £555 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £330
% change year-on-year +7.38% +12.88% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.40 £30.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% -6.25% +156.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +173.50%

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 329 197 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.62% 14.78% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 94 125
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +11.92% -
10th Percentile £202 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £439
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.85% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -30.00% +39.77%
10th Percentile £13.10 £15.66 £33.10
90th Percentile £33.40 £34.05 £41.90
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £28.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -20.00% +37.30%

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 October 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

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (43.12%) Java
2 44 (40.37%) Computer Science
3 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (28.44%) Analytics
5 29 (26.61%) SQL
6 28 (25.69%) Finance
6 28 (25.69%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (23.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
10 21 (19.27%) Oracle
10 21 (19.27%) Spring
11 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (18.35%) REST
11 20 (18.35%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
13 18 (16.51%) Java 8
14 17 (15.60%) Collaborative Working
14 17 (15.60%) Scala
14 17 (15.60%) Games
15 16 (14.68%) Project Management
15 16 (14.68%) NoSQL
15 16 (14.68%) Software Delivery
16 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Excel
17 14 (12.84%) SOAP
17 14 (12.84%) Web Services
18 13 (11.93%) Oracle Forms
18 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
18 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
18 13 (11.93%) Waterfall

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 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
3 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.75%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.92%) Akamai
4 1 (0.92%) Firebase
4 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) AMQP
2 1 (0.92%) DHCP
2 1 (0.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.93%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (9.17%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.17%) Impala
4 7 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (6.42%) QlikView
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.75%) DB2
7 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.92%) Big Data
8 1 (0.92%) MySQL
8 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.92%) CocoaPods
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) Grunt
4 1 (0.92%) gulp
4 1 (0.92%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) MSI
4 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 17 (15.60%) Games
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Automotive
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) French Language
7 1 (0.92%) Front Office
7 1 (0.92%) German Language
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.77%) Developer
2 21 (19.27%) Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Architect
4 13 (11.93%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Scala Software Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Digital Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.34%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Designer
9 5 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.67%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Junior
10 4 (3.67%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Service Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) Spring
2 20 (18.35%) REST
3 14 (12.84%) SOAP
3 14 (12.84%) Web Services
4 13 (11.93%) Kafka
5 10 (9.17%) Akka
5 10 (9.17%) RESTful
6 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.34%) Hibernate
6 8 (7.34%) J2EE
6 8 (7.34%) JSON
7 7 (6.42%) JPA
8 5 (4.59%) OAuth
8 5 (4.59%) OAuth2
8 5 (4.59%) OpenID
9 4 (3.67%) CSS
9 4 (3.67%) XML
10 3 (2.75%) Django
10 3 (2.75%) jQuery
10 3 (2.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (40.37%) Computer Science
2 25 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (18.35%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.83%) Derivative
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.92%) e-Health
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.92%) IVR
7 1 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.59%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) Analytics
3 28 (25.69%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.60%) Collaborative Working
7 16 (14.68%) Project Management
7 16 (14.68%) Software Delivery
8 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (11.93%) Microservices
8 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.93%) Waterfall
9 10 (9.17%) Business Analysis
9 10 (9.17%) Decision-Making
9 10 (9.17%) MapReduce
10 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.26%) Scrum
11 8 (7.34%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.12%) Java
2 29 (26.61%) SQL
3 18 (16.51%) Java 8
4 17 (15.60%) Scala
5 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.67%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.75%) C#
9 3 (2.75%) Python
10 2 (1.83%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) VB
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (7.34%) PMP
3 7 (6.42%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.59%) CISA
4 5 (4.59%) CISSP
4 5 (4.59%) ISACA
4 5 (4.59%) MCSE
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
6 3 (2.75%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.93%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.50%) PMO
3 5 (4.59%) SSAE 16
4 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Firmware
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.92%) XenApp
2 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) MOM
1 1 (0.92%) SCCM
1 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.27%) Oracle
3 7 (6.42%) Tableau
4 4 (3.67%) Citrix
5 3 (2.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.83%) Google
6 2 (1.83%) IBM
6 2 (1.83%) Nintex
7 1 (0.92%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.92%) Apple
7 1 (0.92%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.92%) SAP