Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 114 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.64% 7.45% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 8.43% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 27
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £228 £179
90th Percentile £519 £500 £490
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.25 £11.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.45% +17.50% -81.82%
10th Percentile £26.53 £10.00 £9.13
90th Percentile £34.52 £27.50 £39.51
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £20.75 £16.16
% change year-on-year +54.22% +28.42% -2.08%

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 1,545 1,103 971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.03% 88.38% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 620 490
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £212
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £19.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +25.26% -6.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.13 £45.63
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +10.41%

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 19 December 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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (51.75%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (36.84%) Finance
3 42 (36.84%) Java
4 26 (22.81%) Degree
5 23 (20.18%) SQL
6 22 (19.30%) Oracle
6 22 (19.30%) Spring
7 20 (17.54%) Data Analysis
8 19 (16.67%) Python
9 17 (14.91%) Hibernate
10 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (13.16%) OO
11 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
12 14 (12.28%) SOAP
12 14 (12.28%) Banking
13 13 (11.40%) Project Management
14 12 (10.53%) XML
14 12 (10.53%) Investment Banking
14 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 12 (10.53%) Scrum
14 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
14 12 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
16 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
16 10 (8.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 10 (8.77%) QA
16 10 (8.77%) Multithreading

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 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Jetty
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.88%) InVision
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (6.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) PaaS
2 3 (2.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) GitHub
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) Datadog
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) DHCP
1 2 (1.75%) DNS
1 2 (1.75%) Firewall
1 2 (1.75%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.88%) 3G
2 1 (0.88%) 4G
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.88%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.88%) DWDM
2 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.26%) DB2
4 5 (4.39%) MySQL
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.39%) QlikView
5 4 (3.51%) Big Data
5 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) KDB
8 1 (0.88%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Hudson
2 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.63%) MagicDraw
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 2 (1.75%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.75%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) JUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 42 (36.84%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Banking
3 12 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.14%) Front Office
5 5 (4.39%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Developer
2 26 (22.81%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) Python Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Angular Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Designer
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Technology Risk Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) Spring
2 17 (14.91%) Hibernate
3 14 (12.28%) SOAP
4 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 12 (10.53%) XML
5 9 (7.89%) JMS
6 8 (7.02%) J2EE
6 8 (7.02%) Web Services
7 7 (6.14%) Apache Camel
7 7 (6.14%) Apache MINA
7 7 (6.14%) RESTful
8 5 (4.39%) .NET
8 5 (4.39%) HTML
8 5 (4.39%) JPA
8 5 (4.39%) JSON
9 4 (3.51%) React
10 3 (2.63%) CSS
10 3 (2.63%) Kafka
11 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 59 (51.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.14%) Reference Data
5 6 (5.26%) User Experience
6 5 (4.39%) Derivative
7 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.63%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.88%) DTCC
10 1 (0.88%) Eurex
10 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Unix
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.54%) Data Analysis
3 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.16%) OO
5 13 (11.40%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) Scrum
6 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.77%) Multithreading
7 10 (8.77%) SDLC
8 9 (7.89%) Analytics
8 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
9 8 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.02%) OOP
9 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.14%) BPMN
10 7 (6.14%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) Java
2 23 (20.18%) SQL
3 19 (16.67%) Python
4 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.77%) Scala
6 8 (7.02%) Java 8
7 7 (6.14%) XPath
8 6 (5.26%) C#
9 5 (4.39%) C++
10 4 (3.51%) C
11 3 (2.63%) Perl
11 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.63%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) VBA
12 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.75%) VBScript
13 1 (0.88%) PHP
13 1 (0.88%) Ruby
13 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.81%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) PMP
3 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.75%) CCNA
5 2 (1.75%) CCNP
5 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) PMO
1 10 (8.77%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.63%) XenApp
2 2 (1.75%) vSphere
2 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Ansible
1 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.88%) MOM
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Packer
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
1 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Tableau
4 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco
5 3 (2.63%) Citrix
5 3 (2.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Apple
7 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Juniper
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee
7 1 (0.88%) Nokia
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) TIBCO