Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 November 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.

Junior
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 93 80
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.41% 0.30% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.31% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £231 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.54% +7.56% -21.82%
10th Percentile £248 £214 £103
90th Percentile £403 £243 £287
Scotland median daily rate £275 £250 £215
% change year-on-year +10.00% +16.28% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £11.78 £20.25 £9.37
% change year-on-year -41.83% +116.12% -33.07%

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 1,633 1,279 1,064
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.46% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 666 574
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £473
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £356
% change year-on-year +3.23% +8.85% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -51.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.24 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.48% +23.53% -22.73%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Glasgow

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Glasgow

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Junior 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 Junior in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) ISACA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Junior 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
3 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (14.29%) SAP