The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 241 192 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.35% 27.27% 22.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.44% 28.96% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 119 96
Median daily rate £375 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 627 663 875
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.57% 94.18% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 382 454
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 151 (37.01%) Java
2 144 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (29.41%) SQL
4 116 (28.43%) JavaScript
5 105 (25.74%) HTML
6 104 (25.49%) .NET
7 100 (24.51%) C#
8 98 (24.02%) CSS
9 95 (23.28%) MVC
10 94 (23.04%) AngularJS
11 80 (19.61%) OO
12 79 (19.36%) Finance
13 72 (17.65%) Spring
14 68 (16.67%) Unix
15 67 (16.42%) ASP.NET
16 61 (14.95%) SQL Server
17 58 (14.22%) HTML5
18 57 (13.97%) Relational Database
19 51 (12.50%) TDD
19 51 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
20 48 (11.76%) CSS3
20 48 (11.76%) Web Services
21 47 (11.52%) Web Development
22 46 (11.27%) Apple iOS
22 46 (11.27%) Front End Development
23 42 (10.29%) Git (software)
24 41 (10.05%) iOS Development
24 41 (10.05%) XML
24 41 (10.05%) Scrum
25 39 (9.56%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
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 18 (4.41%) CMS
2 14 (3.43%) Umbraco
3 10 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.96%) Confluence
4 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.98%) Apache
6 4 (0.98%) IIS
6 4 (0.98%) WordPress
7 3 (0.74%) MODX
7 3 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.90%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.98%) Maximo
4 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.21%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (2.21%) GitHub
4 6 (1.47%) PaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.49%) iTunes
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.74%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) NFC
3 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 57 (13.97%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.37%) DB2
4 21 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.94%) KDB
8 12 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.70%) Kdb+
9 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.45%) MySQL
11 7 (1.72%) MS Access
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.47%) Power BI
12 6 (1.47%) QlikView
12 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.64%) Maven
4 14 (3.43%) Hudson
5 13 (3.19%) Ant
5 13 (3.19%) Grunt
6 12 (2.94%) Gradle
6 12 (2.94%) Subversion
6 12 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Blend
8 8 (1.96%) JUnit
9 6 (1.47%) Xcode
10 5 (1.23%) gulp
11 4 (0.98%) Android Studio
11 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.74%) Mockito
12 3 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 79 (19.36%) Finance
2 28 (6.86%) Banking
3 7 (1.72%) Back Office
4 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
4 4 (0.98%) Marketing
4 4 (0.98%) Retail
5 2 (0.49%) Electronics
5 2 (0.49%) Front Office
5 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.25%) Legal
6 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.74%) HTML
2 104 (25.49%) .NET
3 98 (24.02%) CSS
4 94 (23.04%) AngularJS
5 72 (17.65%) Spring
6 67 (16.42%) ASP.NET
7 58 (14.22%) HTML5
8 51 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (11.76%) CSS3
9 48 (11.76%) Web Services
10 41 (10.05%) XML
11 36 (8.82%) jQuery
11 36 (8.82%) SOAP
12 33 (8.09%) JSON
13 31 (7.60%) React
14 30 (7.35%) Hibernate
15 28 (6.86%) REST
16 22 (5.39%) .NET Framework
16 22 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (5.15%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.15%) Mobile App
1 21 (5.15%) User Experience
2 20 (4.90%) iPad
3 17 (4.17%) iPhone
4 13 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.96%) Wiki
8 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.98%) Animation
9 4 (0.98%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.98%) iSeries
10 3 (0.74%) Apple TV
10 3 (0.74%) Derivative
10 3 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.67%) Unix
2 46 (11.27%) Apple iOS
3 33 (8.09%) Linux
4 23 (5.64%) Android
5 6 (1.47%) Windows
6 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (23.28%) MVC
3 80 (19.61%) OO
4 51 (12.50%) TDD
5 47 (11.52%) Web Development
6 46 (11.27%) Front End Development
7 41 (10.05%) iOS Development
7 41 (10.05%) Scrum
8 32 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
9 30 (7.35%) Microservices
10 24 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 20 (4.90%) Low Latency
11 20 (4.90%) OOD
12 19 (4.66%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.41%) Test Automation
14 17 (4.17%) Data Protection
14 17 (4.17%) OOP
15 16 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (3.92%) Mobile Development
16 15 (3.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 151 (37.01%) Java
2 120 (29.41%) SQL
3 116 (28.43%) JavaScript
4 100 (24.51%) C#
5 33 (8.09%) Objective-C
5 33 (8.09%) Perl
6 23 (5.64%) Apple Swift
6 23 (5.64%) TypeScript
7 17 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.92%) XAML
9 14 (3.43%) PHP
10 9 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.21%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.21%) Ruby
11 8 (1.96%) C++
11 8 (1.96%) Scala
12 7 (1.72%) Python
13 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.98%) C
15 3 (0.74%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 8 (1.96%) Degree
1 8 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.21%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (2.21%) EMIR
1 9 (2.21%) MiFID
2 3 (0.74%) Basel III
3 2 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.33%) Sybase
3 26 (6.37%) Oracle
4 21 (5.15%) Adobe
5 19 (4.66%) Perforce
6 10 (2.45%) IBM
7 9 (2.21%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.47%) Apple
8 6 (1.47%) Twitter
9 5 (1.23%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.49%) Google
10 2 (0.49%) OpenText
10 2 (0.49%) SAP
10 2 (0.49%) Talend
10 2 (0.49%) VMware
11 1 (0.25%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.25%) Informatica
11 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.25%) Telerik
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