Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 71 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.07% 4.72% 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.13% 28.74% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 32
Glasgow median daily rate £348 £331 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +28.64% -20.77%
10th Percentile £194 £161 £96
90th Percentile £486 £446 £431
Scotland median daily rate £348 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +6.92% -3.70% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £31.50 £15.89 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.24% -51.85% +3.13%
Scotland median hourly rate £31.50 £52.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -39.42% +38.67% +20.97%

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 208 174 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.78% 16.42% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 93 131
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.16%
10th Percentile £200 £183 £140
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.00 £23.95 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.93% +4.11% +39.39%
10th Percentile £19.40 £14.74 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.90 £36.73 £31.00
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -27.78% +10.77% +14.04%

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 25 February 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 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) C#
2 16 (22.54%) Computer Science
3 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.72%) Project Management
4 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.31%) Business Analysis
5 13 (18.31%) Java
6 12 (16.90%) SQL
7 11 (15.49%) Python
7 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.08%) Analytics
8 10 (14.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (14.08%) QA
9 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
9 9 (12.68%) Workflow
9 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.68%) C++
9 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
10 8 (11.27%) Oracle
10 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (11.27%) Change Management
10 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (9.86%) MCTS
11 7 (9.86%) Spring
11 7 (9.86%) QlikView
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.86%) Scrum

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 6 (8.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) 3G
1 2 (2.82%) LAN
1 2 (2.82%) SAN
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
1 2 (2.82%) Wireless
2 1 (1.41%) 2G
2 1 (1.41%) 4G
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) LTE
2 1 (1.41%) MPLS
2 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) QlikView
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.63%) Power BI
6 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.82%) Big Data
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 18 (25.35%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Business Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Report Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Salesforce Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Salesforce Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Spring
2 6 (8.45%) Spring Cloud
3 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.82%) Java EE
5 2 (2.82%) jQuery
5 2 (2.82%) JSP
6 1 (1.41%) Django
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Derivative
5 3 (4.23%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.82%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.41%) CESG
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.41%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) AIX
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Solaris
3 2 (2.82%) SUSE
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (19.72%) Project Management
2 13 (18.31%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.08%) Analytics
4 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.68%) Workflow
5 8 (11.27%) Change Management
5 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.86%) ITIL
6 7 (9.86%) Machine Learning
6 7 (9.86%) OO
6 7 (9.86%) Scrum
6 7 (9.86%) User Stories
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
7 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.45%) Process Management
7 6 (8.45%) Refactoring
7 6 (8.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) C#
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) Python
5 9 (12.68%) C++
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (9.86%) MCAD
2 7 (9.86%) MCSD
2 7 (9.86%) MCTS
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) CISSP
3 5 (7.04%) ISEB
4 4 (5.63%) PMP
5 3 (4.23%) HND
5 3 (4.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CLAS
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.41%) MBA
7 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) PMO
3 2 (2.82%) SLA
4 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.23%) Tableau
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Brocade
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) AVEVA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.41%) PTC
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) ThinPrint
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter