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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Degree
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.84% 4.44% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.91% 19.70% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 18
Median daily rate £338 £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £100 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.89 - £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -31.40% +27.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 132 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.71% 22.56% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 87
Median daily rate £333 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Median hourly rate £15.89 - £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Degree.

1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) Finance
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.46%) Web Services
7 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.46%) SDLC
8 6 (11.54%) MS Office
8 6 (11.54%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) TDD
9 5 (9.62%) MVC
9 5 (9.62%) CSS
9 5 (9.62%) HTML
9 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.62%) Analytics
9 5 (9.62%) QA
9 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) PMO
10 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
10 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.69%) Web Development

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 3 (5.77%) CMS
1 3 (5.77%) Jadu
1 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS Project
5 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.92%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LAN
1 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) BGP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.92%) H.323
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) Moq
1 3 (5.77%) NUnit
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Automation Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
4 3 (5.77%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Felix
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Sling
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.92%) JSP
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) Servlets
6 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.92%) CCTV
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.46%) SDLC
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.54%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) MVC
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.77%) Network Design
8 3 (5.77%) Open Source
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) Groovy
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) Jython
5 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) PMP
2 3 (5.77%) CCNP
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCAD
2 3 (5.77%) MCSD
2 3 (5.77%) MCTS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.92%) CCDP
4 1 (1.92%) CCIE
4 1 (1.92%) CCIP
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) CCSA
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) FATCA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Aruba
3 2 (3.85%) F5
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
4 1 (1.92%) OpenText
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) RapidMiner