Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 120 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.99% 4.64% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.47% 30.05% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 31 22
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% +12.85%
10th Percentile £236 £198 £185
90th Percentile £544 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +18.52% +2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.95 £32.00 £23.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% +33.64% +91.56%
10th Percentile £17.24 £28.00 £16.47
90th Percentile £33.27 £34.80 £30.50
Scotland median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -30.00% +14.29%

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 329 193 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.16% 15.45% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 109 114
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £228 £213
90th Percentile £541 £458 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £361 £340
% change year-on-year +10.73% +6.25% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £23.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +16.93% -23.98%
10th Percentile £15.57 £19.50 £16.47
90th Percentile £38.71 £34.50 £30.50
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% +61.90%

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 16 December 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 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 67 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.17%) Computer Science
3 42 (35.00%) Java
4 31 (25.83%) SQL
4 31 (25.83%) Finance
4 31 (25.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (21.67%) Analytics
7 24 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 23 (19.17%) REST
9 20 (16.67%) Oracle
10 19 (15.83%) Scrum
10 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
12 17 (14.17%) Software Delivery
12 17 (14.17%) SOAP
13 16 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 16 (13.33%) Spring
13 16 (13.33%) Kafka
13 16 (13.33%) Java 8
13 16 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
14 15 (12.50%) NoSQL
14 15 (12.50%) Data Analysis
14 15 (12.50%) Scala
14 15 (12.50%) Project Management

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 9 (7.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.67%) IIS
5 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.67%) InDesign
6 2 (1.67%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.83%) Firebase
5 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (1.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.50%) Impala
4 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.00%) QlikView
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.50%) DB2
7 2 (1.67%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.83%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.33%) fastlane
4 4 (3.33%) JIRA
4 4 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (1.67%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) gulp
6 1 (0.83%) Hudson
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) MSI
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Games
3 10 (8.33%) Banking
4 8 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Architect
4 14 (11.67%) Designer
5 12 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Interaction Designer
7 9 (7.50%) iOS Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Designer
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Interaction Designer
7 9 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Digital Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Scala Software Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) REST
2 17 (14.17%) SOAP
3 16 (13.33%) Kafka
3 16 (13.33%) Spring
4 14 (11.67%) Web Services
5 12 (10.00%) HTML
6 11 (9.17%) JSON
6 11 (9.17%) RESTful
7 9 (7.50%) Akka
8 8 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.00%) J2EE
10 6 (5.00%) JPA
10 6 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (4.17%) OAuth
11 5 (4.17%) OAuth2
11 5 (4.17%) OpenID
12 4 (3.33%) Core Data
12 4 (3.33%) UIKit
13 3 (2.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.67%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) AS400
8 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.83%) iSeries
8 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.67%) Android
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Unix
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.17%) Computer Science
3 27 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (21.67%) Analytics
5 24 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (15.83%) Scrum
7 18 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 18 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
8 17 (14.17%) Software Delivery
9 16 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
10 15 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 15 (12.50%) Project Management
11 14 (11.67%) Microservices
11 14 (11.67%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (9.17%) Decision-Making
13 11 (9.17%) Design Thinking
13 11 (9.17%) Prototyping
13 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.00%) Java
2 31 (25.83%) SQL
3 16 (13.33%) Java 8
4 15 (12.50%) Scala
5 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.50%) Apple Swift
7 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.83%) Python
9 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.17%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.33%) Perl
12 3 (2.50%) C++
13 2 (1.67%) C#
14 1 (0.83%) C
14 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.83%) VB
14 1 (0.83%) VBA
14 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (5.83%) PMP
3 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.17%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.33%) MCSE
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.50%) MCSA
7 3 (2.50%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.00%) PMO
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Ansible
1 4 (3.33%) Nagios
1 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) MOM
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Oracle
2 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Tableau
4 5 (4.17%) Apple
5 4 (3.33%) Adobe
5 4 (3.33%) Citrix
5 4 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.83%) Nintex
6 1 (0.83%) SAP