Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 37 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 55 103 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.91% 5.82% 3.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.22% 29.86% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 25
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £275 £205 £198
90th Percentile £613 £556 £468
Scotland median daily rate £375 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £24.75 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.31% -25.56% -
10th Percentile £9.71 £16.88 £31.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £33.23 £34.35
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -25.00%

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 272 345 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.32% 19.49% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 183 87
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £208 £206
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% -24.00% -41.86%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.75 £14.87
90th Percentile £41.50 £34.33 £34.50
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £21.73 £30.00
% change year-on-year +49.56% -27.57% -20.00%

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 September 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 16 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (38.18%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Finance
4 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 11 (20.00%) Windows
5 10 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.18%) Public Sector
6 9 (16.36%) Project Delivery
7 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (14.55%) SDLC
7 8 (14.55%) Web Services
7 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.55%) AWS
8 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.73%) Use Case
8 7 (12.73%) Spring
8 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) Linux
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) Banking
9 6 (10.91%) Validation
9 6 (10.91%) Maven
9 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
9 6 (10.91%) DevOps

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 (7.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Google Play
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) RFID
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) VLAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) HBase
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) Impala
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.91%) Maven
2 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) FindBugs
2 3 (5.45%) Hudson
2 3 (5.45%) IntelliJ
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) JUnit
2 3 (5.45%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) Gradle
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Public Sector
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) AWS Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) GIS Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Systems Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) Spring
3 5 (9.09%) XML
4 4 (7.27%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
5 3 (5.45%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 3 (5.45%) REST
6 2 (3.64%) JMS
6 2 (3.64%) JNDI
6 2 (3.64%) JSP
6 2 (3.64%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.82%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (1.82%) Core Animation
7 1 (1.82%) Core Data
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) Java EE
7 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.27%) Cloud Native
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Animation
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.36%) Project Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
7 7 (12.73%) Use Case
8 6 (10.91%) Analytics
8 6 (10.91%) DevOps
8 6 (10.91%) Validation
9 5 (9.09%) ITSM
9 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.09%) Service Design
9 5 (9.09%) Service Management
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Scala
5 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) Groovy
5 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (9.09%) HND
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Ansible
1 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Cloudera
2 4 (7.27%) Dell
2 4 (7.27%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 2 (3.64%) ESRI
4 2 (3.64%) Pega
4 2 (3.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Curam
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) VMware