Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 28 March 2020 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 48 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing SDLC 41 63 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.61% 4.21% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 4.77% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 52
Median daily rate £394 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £283
90th Percentile £491 £535 £485
Scotland median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year +120.51% - -

SDLC 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 962 1,321 1,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.61% 88.24% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 837 705
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £262
90th Percentile £588 £563 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 35 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -17.41% +23.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.22 £39.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +7.69%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Glasgow

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for SDLC in Glasgow

SDLC
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SDLC in Glasgow

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for SDLC in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Scrum
3 12 (29.27%) QA
4 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (24.39%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Use Case
7 8 (19.51%) REST
7 8 (19.51%) Degree
7 8 (19.51%) JSON
7 8 (19.51%) SOAP
7 8 (19.51%) Software Delivery
8 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
8 7 (17.07%) Resource Allocation
8 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Change Management
8 7 (17.07%) JIRA
8 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
8 7 (17.07%) Spring
8 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Release Management
9 6 (14.63%) Sprint Retrospective
9 6 (14.63%) Sprint Planning
9 6 (14.63%) Sprint Review
9 6 (14.63%) User Stories

SDLC
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 (7.32%) MQSeries
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.44%) GCP
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) npm
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) KDB
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) GoCD
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Gradle
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Mockito
4 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Release Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.20%) IT Manager
4 5 (12.20%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Scrum Master
5 4 (9.76%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC Manager
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) JSON
1 8 (19.51%) REST
1 8 (19.51%) SOAP
2 7 (17.07%) Spring
3 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) XML
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) J2EE
4 4 (9.76%) React
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) JPA
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.88%) jQuery
6 2 (4.88%) JSP
7 1 (2.44%) GWT
7 1 (2.44%) HTML
7 1 (2.44%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (2.44%) WSDL
7 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Use Case
6 8 (19.51%) Software Delivery
7 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Change Management
7 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
7 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
7 7 (17.07%) Release Management
7 7 (17.07%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Sprint Planning
8 6 (14.63%) Sprint Retrospective
8 6 (14.63%) Sprint Review
8 6 (14.63%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) Change Control
9 5 (12.20%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Java 8
3 1 (2.44%) Java 9
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) PMP
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft