Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 86 77
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.51% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Glasgow median daily rate £225 £170 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £169 £139 £119
90th Percentile £373 £218 £252
Scotland median daily rate £275 £220 £210
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.76% -11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £10.88
% change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% +10.52%

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 1,500 1,116 1,016
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 96.29% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 638 514
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £238 £224 £189
90th Percentile £538 £500 £463
Scotland median daily rate £405 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +4.52% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 32
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.49% -35.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.75 £44.08
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year - +9.70% -17.52%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 2019, 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 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) WordPress
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) MODX
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (25.00%) Lets Encrypt
3 2 (25.00%) npm
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) HP

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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) MODX
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Lets Encrypt
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau