The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 163 118 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.41% 20.63% 26.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.24% 22.35% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 69 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.89 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £35.75
% change year-on-year -5.32% +18.18%  

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 476 528 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.63% 92.31% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 291 468
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 98 (35.77%) Java
2 96 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (32.48%) JavaScript
4 79 (28.83%) HTML
5 75 (27.37%) .NET
6 72 (26.28%) AngularJS
7 71 (25.91%) CSS
8 70 (25.55%) C#
9 67 (24.45%) SQL
9 67 (24.45%) MVC
10 61 (22.26%) SQL Server
11 55 (20.07%) ASP.NET
12 45 (16.42%) Finance
13 44 (16.06%) Spring
14 39 (14.23%) OO
15 38 (13.87%) Web Services
15 38 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (13.87%) REST
16 36 (13.14%) Unix
16 36 (13.14%) Web Development
17 35 (12.77%) HTML5
17 35 (12.77%) Relational Database
18 32 (11.68%) Scrum
19 31 (11.31%) Microsoft
20 30 (10.95%) Oracle
20 30 (10.95%) TDD
21 29 (10.58%) Banking
21 29 (10.58%) jQuery
22 27 (9.85%) SOAP
22 27 (9.85%) Microservices

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.57%) CMS
2 14 (5.11%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.28%) Confluence
4 8 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.19%) Apache
5 6 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.46%) IIS
7 4 (1.46%) WordPress
8 3 (1.09%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.09%) Jadu
8 3 (1.09%) MODX
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.73%) CICS
9 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.46%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.46%) Maximo
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.19%) PaaS
4 4 (1.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) HTTP
2 2 (0.73%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) Modbus
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.84%) DB2
5 12 (4.38%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.01%) MySQL
6 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.92%) KDB
8 8 (2.92%) Kdb+
8 8 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.93%) Maven
3 16 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.47%) Gradle
4 15 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.74%) Selenium
6 10 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.65%) JUnit
7 9 (3.28%) JIRA
8 8 (2.92%) Hudson
9 7 (2.55%) Ant
9 7 (2.55%) JBehave
9 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.19%) Android Studio
10 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Blend
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (1.46%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.46%) NUnit
12 4 (1.46%) Subversion
12 4 (1.46%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (16.42%) Finance
2 29 (10.58%) Banking
3 7 (2.55%) Back Office
4 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.83%) HTML
2 75 (27.37%) .NET
3 72 (26.28%) AngularJS
4 71 (25.91%) CSS
5 55 (20.07%) ASP.NET
6 44 (16.06%) Spring
7 38 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (13.87%) REST
7 38 (13.87%) Web Services
8 35 (12.77%) HTML5
9 29 (10.58%) jQuery
10 27 (9.85%) SOAP
11 26 (9.49%) XML
12 23 (8.39%) .NET Framework
13 22 (8.03%) CSS3
14 19 (6.93%) JMS
15 18 (6.57%) Hibernate
16 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (6.20%) Entity Framework
17 16 (5.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.93%) User Experience
2 14 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.19%) iPad
4 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.19%) Wiki
5 5 (1.82%) DataPower
6 4 (1.46%) Derivative
7 3 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.09%) iSeries
8 2 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.73%) RIA
9 1 (0.36%) AS400
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.36%) Social Network
9 1 (0.36%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.14%) Unix
2 23 (8.39%) Linux
3 15 (5.47%) Android
4 11 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.82%) Windows
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.45%) MVC
3 39 (14.23%) OO
4 36 (13.14%) Web Development
5 32 (11.68%) Scrum
6 30 (10.95%) TDD
7 27 (9.85%) Microservices
8 23 (8.39%) Front End Development
9 21 (7.66%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.30%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.47%) Android Development
12 15 (5.47%) SOA
13 13 (4.74%) ETL
14 12 (4.38%) Multithreading
15 11 (4.01%) iOS Development
15 11 (4.01%) Low Latency
15 11 (4.01%) OOD
15 11 (4.01%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.77%) Java
2 89 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 70 (25.55%) C#
4 67 (24.45%) SQL
5 16 (5.84%) Perl
6 13 (4.74%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.65%) PHP
7 10 (3.65%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.92%) Objective-C
8 8 (2.92%) Python
8 8 (2.92%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.92%) XAML
9 6 (2.19%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.19%) C
9 6 (2.19%) C++
10 4 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.46%) XPath
10 4 (1.46%) XQuery
11 3 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (4.01%) Degree
2 8 (2.92%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) MCAD
3 3 (1.09%) MCSD
3 3 (1.09%) MCTS
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 4 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.46%) MiFID
3 3 (1.09%) EMIR
3 3 (1.09%) WCAG
4 1 (0.36%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.95%) Oracle
3 19 (6.93%) Sybase
4 13 (4.74%) IBM
5 10 (3.65%) Adobe
5 10 (3.65%) Twitter
6 7 (2.55%) Perforce
7 6 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.82%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.09%) Cognos
9 3 (1.09%) ESRI
9 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.73%) Talend
10 2 (0.73%) VMware
10 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.36%) Anaplan
11 1 (0.36%) Apple
11 1 (0.36%) Facebook
11 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.36%) Reuters
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