Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 21 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 123 111 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.32% 8.27% 9.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 9.37% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 51
Glasgow median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £183 £198 £226
90th Percentile £495 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.20 £11.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.91% +23.68% -82.73%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.00 £9.15
90th Percentile £24.46 £27.50 £12.90
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year +33.33% +39.25% +0.98%

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 1,505 1,185 1,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.53% 88.24% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 623 578
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £251 £263 £218
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 18
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.96% +57.38% -43.16%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.23 £34.20 £43.83
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

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 October 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 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 67 (54.47%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (43.09%) Java
3 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (34.96%) Finance
5 34 (27.64%) SQL
6 30 (24.39%) Spring
6 30 (24.39%) Oracle
7 28 (22.76%) Degree
8 27 (21.95%) OO
8 27 (21.95%) Python
9 26 (21.14%) Relational Database
10 23 (18.70%) Data Analysis
10 23 (18.70%) Hibernate
11 18 (14.63%) SOAP
11 18 (14.63%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (13.01%) Scrum
13 15 (12.20%) XML
13 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (12.20%) SDLC
13 15 (12.20%) AngularJS
14 14 (11.38%) Analytics
14 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
14 14 (11.38%) OOP
14 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
15 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
15 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.57%) Unit Testing
15 13 (10.57%) Scala
15 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
16 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database

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 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
3 1 (0.81%) Jetty
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.81%) InVision
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) AquaLogic BPM
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) GitHub
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) 3G
2 1 (0.81%) 4G
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.81%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.81%) DWDM
2 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.94%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (5.69%) DB2
5 6 (4.88%) QlikView
6 5 (4.07%) MySQL
7 4 (3.25%) Big Data
7 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.81%) KDB
10 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.25%) webpack
3 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.44%) Hudson
3 3 (2.44%) MagicDraw
3 3 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (1.63%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.81%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (34.96%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Games
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
3 10 (8.13%) Front Office
4 9 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (53.66%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.20%) Analyst
4 14 (11.38%) Python Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Angular Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.25%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Consultant
10 3 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) Spring
2 23 (18.70%) Hibernate
3 18 (14.63%) SOAP
4 15 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 15 (12.20%) XML
5 12 (9.76%) JMS
6 11 (8.94%) RESTful
7 10 (8.13%) Apache Camel
7 10 (8.13%) Apache MINA
8 9 (7.32%) JSON
9 8 (6.50%) HTML
9 8 (6.50%) J2EE
9 8 (6.50%) JPA
10 7 (5.69%) .NET
11 6 (4.88%) CSS
12 5 (4.07%) HTML5
12 5 (4.07%) React
12 5 (4.07%) REST
13 4 (3.25%) Sass
13 4 (3.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 67 (54.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.63%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.13%) Reference Data
5 9 (7.32%) Derivative
5 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.88%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (4.88%) User Experience
7 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) DataPower
9 1 (0.81%) DTCC
9 1 (0.81%) Eurex
9 1 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Linux
1 6 (4.88%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Unix
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.95%) OO
3 23 (18.70%) Data Analysis
4 16 (13.01%) Scrum
5 15 (12.20%) SDLC
6 14 (11.38%) Analytics
6 14 (11.38%) OOP
7 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.57%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.76%) Project Management
9 10 (8.13%) BPMN
9 10 (8.13%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (8.13%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.50%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.50%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.50%) TDD
11 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) Java
2 34 (27.64%) SQL
3 27 (21.95%) Python
4 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.57%) Scala
6 12 (9.76%) C++
7 11 (8.94%) Java 8
8 10 (8.13%) XPath
9 7 (5.69%) C#
10 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.44%) C
12 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.63%) Ruby
12 2 (1.63%) VB
12 2 (1.63%) VBA
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.07%) PMP
3 4 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) PMO
1 11 (8.94%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) Firmware
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
1 1 (0.81%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.81%) MOM
1 1 (0.81%) Nagios
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
1 1 (0.81%) Terraform
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.88%) Tableau
4 3 (2.44%) Adobe
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.63%) HP
5 2 (1.63%) IBM
5 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
6 1 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Juniper
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee
6 1 (0.81%) Nokia
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Sybase
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO