Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 126 120 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.02% 9.04% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 10.41% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 57
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £156 £191 £266
90th Percentile £488 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £10.41 £15.45 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.63% +58.41% -82.27%
10th Percentile £10.04 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £22.92 £29.50 £15.08
Scotland median hourly rate £22.25 £23.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year -4.30% -36.73% +177.36%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,585 1,153 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.30% 86.89% 85.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 619 617
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £214
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £20.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% +47.82% -56.92%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.15 £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +40.57%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 63 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (36.51%) Java
3 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (31.75%) Finance
5 36 (28.57%) SQL
6 32 (25.40%) Relational Database
7 31 (24.60%) Python
8 28 (22.22%) OO
9 27 (21.43%) Oracle
9 27 (21.43%) Degree
10 26 (20.63%) Spring
11 21 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
13 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.49%) SDLC
15 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (11.90%) Project Management
15 15 (11.90%) Scrum
16 14 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
17 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
17 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
17 13 (10.32%) RESTful
17 13 (10.32%) OOP
17 13 (10.32%) RDBMS
17 13 (10.32%) C++
18 12 (9.52%) QA
18 12 (9.52%) Games
18 12 (9.52%) Analytics

Problem-Solving
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 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.59%) IBM Connections
2 2 (1.59%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.59%) Jetty
2 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
3 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.79%) InVision
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Firewall
2 2 (1.59%) LAN
2 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) ADSL
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) MPLS
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.32%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.35%) DB2
5 6 (4.76%) QlikView
6 5 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.38%) Big Data
8 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.59%) MySQL
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.76%) Hudson
3 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.97%) MagicDraw
3 5 (3.97%) Subversion
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.17%) webpack
5 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.59%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.79%) Ant
6 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.79%) GitLab
6 1 (0.79%) Gradle
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) NUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 40 (31.75%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Games
3 7 (5.56%) Banking
3 7 (5.56%) Front Office
4 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (50.79%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.08%) Python Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.35%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Designer
8 6 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Hardware Technician
9 5 (3.97%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Consultant
11 3 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Infrastructure Designer
11 3 (2.38%) Scrum Master
11 3 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) Spring
2 21 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
3 13 (10.32%) RESTful
4 11 (8.73%) SOAP
4 11 (8.73%) XML
5 10 (7.94%) JSON
6 8 (6.35%) HTML
6 8 (6.35%) JMS
6 8 (6.35%) JPA
7 7 (5.56%) Apache Camel
7 7 (5.56%) Apache MINA
8 6 (4.76%) .NET
8 6 (4.76%) CSS
8 6 (4.76%) Django
8 6 (4.76%) J2EE
8 6 (4.76%) REST
9 5 (3.97%) HTML5
9 5 (3.97%) Middleware
10 4 (3.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 63 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (8.73%) Derivative
5 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.56%) Reference Data
6 7 (5.56%) User Experience
7 6 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (3.17%) Credit Risk
9 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.59%) Animation
10 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.59%) NHS
11 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.79%) Clustering
11 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.79%) DataPower
11 1 (0.79%) DTCC
11 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.17%) Unix
5 3 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.22%) OO
3 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
4 17 (13.49%) SDLC
5 15 (11.90%) Project Management
5 15 (11.90%) Scrum
6 13 (10.32%) OOP
6 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.52%) Analytics
8 10 (7.94%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.14%) TDD
10 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.35%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.56%) BPMN
11 7 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.51%) Java
2 36 (28.57%) SQL
3 31 (24.60%) Python
4 13 (10.32%) C++
5 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.94%) Scala
7 9 (7.14%) Java 8
8 7 (5.56%) XPath
9 6 (4.76%) C#
10 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.59%) Perl
11 2 (1.59%) Ruby
11 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.76%) PMP
4 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) PMO
1 12 (9.52%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.79%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Ansible
1 1 (0.79%) Icinga
1 1 (0.79%) Kibana
1 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.79%) logstash
1 1 (0.79%) MOM
1 1 (0.79%) Nagios
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) Terraform
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Oracle
2 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.97%) IBM
3 5 (3.97%) Tableau
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe
4 2 (1.59%) Apple
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco
4 2 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (0.79%) CA
5 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.79%) F5
5 1 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) Juniper
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee
5 1 (0.79%) Perforce
5 1 (0.79%) Remedy
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Sybase
5 1 (0.79%) TIBCO