Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 538 398 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.96% 34.55% 23.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.51% 36.51% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 245 186
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £360 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.06% -10.33%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £233
90th Percentile £488 £431 £420
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.07% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £15.89 -
Scotland median hourly rate £111.50 £45.31 £22.50
% change year-on-year +146.08% +101.38% -47.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,515 1,090 1,171
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 94.62% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 588 662
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £232 £201
90th Percentile £525 £479 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.39% -27.80% -8.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.84 £9.38
90th Percentile £35.00 £87.38 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £15.93 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year -28.40% - +7.54%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 232 (43.12%) JavaScript
2 214 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (31.41%) Java
4 157 (29.18%) C#
5 144 (26.77%) SQL
6 137 (25.46%) HTML
7 132 (24.54%) AngularJS
8 127 (23.61%) .NET
9 121 (22.49%) CSS
10 95 (17.66%) REST
11 94 (17.47%) SQL Server
12 92 (17.10%) Spring
13 87 (16.17%) MVC
14 86 (15.99%) Finance
15 80 (14.87%) Python
16 79 (14.68%) Microsoft
17 78 (14.50%) OO
17 78 (14.50%) HTML5
18 75 (13.94%) CRM
19 69 (12.83%) Git (software)
20 68 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
21 67 (12.45%) TDD
21 67 (12.45%) ASP.NET
22 65 (12.08%) Unix
22 65 (12.08%) Dynamics CRM
23 63 (11.71%) Relational Database
24 60 (11.15%) Linux
25 58 (10.78%) SOAP
26 56 (10.41%) Oracle
27 55 (10.22%) Scrum

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 20 (3.72%) Umbraco
2 19 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.23%) Jetty
4 11 (2.04%) JBoss
4 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.67%) Confluence
6 8 (1.49%) CMS
7 7 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.12%) Apache
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.37%) MODX
12 2 (0.37%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (12.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Endur
3 4 (0.74%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (0.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.74%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 68 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.09%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.04%) npm
5 6 (1.12%) Office 365
6 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Akamai
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.19%) Boomi
8 1 (0.19%) Dialogflow
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.93%) AMQP
1 5 (0.93%) DSL
2 3 (0.56%) FTP
2 3 (0.56%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.19%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.71%) Relational Database
3 49 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 27 (5.02%) RDBMS
6 26 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (4.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 23 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.16%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.97%) Big Data
9 16 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.79%) DB2
10 15 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.04%) MySQL
11 11 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.86%) Power BI
12 10 (1.86%) QlikView
13 9 (1.67%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.67%) Redis
13 9 (1.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 69 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.39%) Maven
4 22 (4.09%) JUnit
5 21 (3.90%) gulp
6 20 (3.72%) Eclipse
7 18 (3.35%) Gradle
7 18 (3.35%) NUnit
7 18 (3.35%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.97%) MSTest
9 15 (2.79%) JIRA
9 15 (2.79%) Selenium
10 14 (2.60%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.42%) Subversion
11 13 (2.42%) webpack
12 10 (1.86%) Mockito
12 10 (1.86%) Xcode
13 8 (1.49%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 86 (15.99%) Finance
2 36 (6.69%) Banking
3 10 (1.86%) Retail
4 9 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.12%) Marketing
6 5 (0.93%) Electronics
6 5 (0.93%) Front Office
6 5 (0.93%) Legal
6 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (25.46%) HTML
2 132 (24.54%) AngularJS
3 127 (23.61%) .NET
4 121 (22.49%) CSS
5 95 (17.66%) REST
6 92 (17.10%) Spring
7 78 (14.50%) HTML5
8 67 (12.45%) ASP.NET
9 58 (10.78%) SOAP
10 50 (9.29%) RESTful
11 47 (8.74%) XML
12 46 (8.55%) .NET Framework
12 46 (8.55%) jQuery
13 44 (8.18%) Hibernate
14 43 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (7.99%) Web Services
15 42 (7.81%) Angular 2
16 41 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (7.43%) JSON
18 38 (7.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.32%) User Experience
2 33 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.97%) Derivative
4 12 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.93%) Equities
7 5 (0.93%) Fintech
7 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.74%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.08%) Unix
2 60 (11.15%) Linux
3 39 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.90%) Android
5 4 (0.74%) Windows
6 2 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (16.17%) MVC
3 78 (14.50%) OO
4 75 (13.94%) CRM
5 67 (12.45%) TDD
6 55 (10.22%) Scrum
7 52 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (8.92%) Unit Testing
9 40 (7.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 40 (7.43%) SDLC
10 37 (6.88%) Test Automation
10 37 (6.88%) Workflow
11 35 (6.51%) Front End Development
11 35 (6.51%) Service Design
12 31 (5.76%) Multithreading
13 28 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (5.20%) Web Development
14 25 (4.65%) Data Modelling
14 25 (4.65%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 232 (43.12%) JavaScript
2 169 (31.41%) Java
3 157 (29.18%) C#
4 144 (26.77%) SQL
5 80 (14.87%) Python
6 28 (5.20%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.83%) Scala
8 22 (4.09%) C++
9 20 (3.72%) Apple Swift
10 19 (3.53%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.97%) Java 8
11 16 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.79%) Perl
13 14 (2.60%) ES6
13 14 (2.60%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.42%) PHP
15 9 (1.67%) ABAP
16 8 (1.49%) VBA
17 7 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (3.72%) Degree
2 11 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.74%) MCAD
5 4 (0.74%) MCSD
5 4 (0.74%) MCTS
6 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.97%) Data Quality
1 16 (2.97%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (6.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.86%) Ansible
1 10 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.86%) Puppet
2 9 (1.67%) Cobbler
3 5 (0.93%) Kibana
4 3 (0.56%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.37%) Control-M
6 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.19%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 79 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.41%) Oracle
3 17 (3.16%) SAP
4 14 (2.60%) Splunk
5 13 (2.42%) IBM
5 13 (2.42%) Perforce
6 11 (2.04%) Sybase
6 11 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.49%) Informatica
8 6 (1.12%) OpenLink
9 5 (0.93%) Capita
9 5 (0.93%) Google
9 5 (0.93%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.56%) Adobe
10 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.37%) Apple
11 2 (0.37%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.37%) Tableau
12 1 (0.19%) Apigee
12 1 (0.19%) Workday