Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +6
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 110 113 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.52% 7.07% 8.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 8.15% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 49
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £389 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +5.07% -2.63%
10th Percentile £281 £204 £190
90th Percentile £481 £460 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £390 £370
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £10.20 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.55% -41.33% +83.05%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £18.50 £17.39
% change year-on-year -3.24% +6.38% -53.63%

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 1,304 1,386 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.19% 86.73% 87.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 828 541
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £390 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.70% +6.43%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.50 £16.68 £17.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.88% -3.89% -44.46%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.41 £13.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £36.37 £41.03
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +34.29% -36.36% -23.61%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019, 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 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (27.27%) Java
4 22 (20.00%) SQL
5 19 (17.27%) Finance
6 17 (15.45%) RDBMS
6 17 (15.45%) JIRA
6 17 (15.45%) Relational Database
7 16 (14.55%) Oracle
7 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 15 (13.64%) Unix
9 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 14 (12.73%) Scala
9 14 (12.73%) Hadoop
9 14 (12.73%) Apache Hive
9 14 (12.73%) Apache Spark
9 14 (12.73%) HDFS
9 14 (12.73%) Impala
10 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (11.82%) Degree
10 13 (11.82%) .NET
11 12 (10.91%) C#
11 12 (10.91%) XML
11 12 (10.91%) Project Management
11 12 (10.91%) Spring
11 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.91%) Banking
11 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (10.91%) Algorithms

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 14 (12.73%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.27%) OpenEdge
3 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.73%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.82%) Confluence
5 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.82%) JBoss
5 2 (1.82%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) MODX
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.55%) GitHub
5 3 (2.73%) Office 365
6 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.91%) Akamai
7 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.82%) HSRP
2 2 (1.82%) IPsec
2 2 (1.82%) LAN
2 2 (1.82%) Network Security
2 2 (1.82%) SSL
2 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.82%) VLAN
2 2 (1.82%) VPN
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.91%) FTP
3 1 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.91%) SSH
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) RDBMS
1 17 (15.45%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.73%) Apache Hive
2 14 (12.73%) Hadoop
2 14 (12.73%) Impala
3 12 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (8.18%) CouchDB
6 8 (7.27%) Big Data
7 5 (4.55%) HBase
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.55%) Spark SQL
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.73%) DB2
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.82%) Informix
11 1 (0.91%) MySQL
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) JIRA
2 10 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.45%) JUnit
5 4 (3.64%) Subversion
6 3 (2.73%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.73%) Hudson
6 3 (2.73%) Maven
6 3 (2.73%) Mockito
7 2 (1.82%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.91%) Ant
8 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.91%) Gradle
8 1 (0.91%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.91%) MorphX
8 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Front Office
4 3 (2.73%) Law
4 3 (2.73%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Back Office
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (51.82%) Developer
2 13 (11.82%) Analyst
3 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.91%) Scala Developer
4 10 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Hadoop Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) OpenEdge Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Progress Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Network Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.73%) Service Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 12 (10.91%) Spring
2 12 (10.91%) XML
3 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (9.09%) HTML
5 9 (8.18%) Django
5 9 (8.18%) Flask
5 9 (8.18%) J2EE
5 9 (8.18%) MLlib
5 9 (8.18%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (8.18%) NumPy
5 9 (8.18%) Pyramid
5 9 (8.18%) scikit-learn
6 8 (7.27%) JMS
6 8 (7.27%) Web Services
7 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.45%) REST
8 5 (4.55%) Kafka
8 5 (4.55%) SOAP
9 4 (3.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.91%) Algorithms
3 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.27%) User Experience
5 4 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.73%) Derivative
6 3 (2.73%) Equities
6 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.91%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Unix
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
3 12 (10.91%) Project Management
3 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
4 11 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (10.00%) OO
4 11 (10.00%) SDLC
5 10 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 10 (9.09%) ETL
5 10 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 10 (9.09%) Time Management
6 9 (8.18%) Decision Tree
6 9 (8.18%) Deep Learning
6 9 (8.18%) MapReduce
7 8 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.36%) Data Management
9 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL
9 6 (5.45%) Kanban
9 6 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) Java
2 22 (20.00%) SQL
3 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.73%) Scala
5 12 (10.91%) C#
6 10 (9.09%) Python
7 9 (8.18%) R
8 7 (6.36%) Groovy
9 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.64%) Perl
11 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) C++
12 1 (0.91%) PHP
12 1 (0.91%) RPG
12 1 (0.91%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.91%) VB
12 1 (0.91%) VBA
12 1 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) CCNA
2 3 (2.73%) CCNP
2 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.91%) ACCA
3 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.91%) CIMA
3 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.91%) MCITP
3 1 (0.91%) MCSE
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.64%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) HDFS
2 7 (6.36%) Docker
3 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.91%) NFS
4 1 (0.91%) Samba
4 1 (0.91%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Oracle
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Sybase
4 5 (4.55%) IBM
5 4 (3.64%) SAP
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco
6 3 (2.73%) Lotus
6 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.82%) Citrix
7 2 (1.82%) F5
7 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) Apple
8 1 (0.91%) Infor
8 1 (0.91%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) Remedy
8 1 (0.91%) Sage