Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 40 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing SDLC 57 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.08% 5.65% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 6.38% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 40
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £311
90th Percentile £488 £543 £533
Scotland median daily rate £375 £410 £425
% change year-on-year -8.54% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £37.50
Scotland median hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +20.67% +2.04% -22.22%

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 1,242 1,536 1,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.84% 88.63% 87.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 874 657
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £262
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £18.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -23.96% +57.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £35.18 £33.30
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.55 £26.00
% change year-on-year -8.35% -5.58% -20.00%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Glasgow

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Glasgow

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Glasgow

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (29.82%) Finance
6 16 (28.07%) Spring
7 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.32%) Web Services
7 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 14 (24.56%) Linux
8 14 (24.56%) Unix
8 14 (24.56%) J2EE
8 14 (24.56%) Use Case
9 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
9 13 (22.81%) XML
10 12 (21.05%) SOAP
10 12 (21.05%) JSON
11 11 (19.30%) TDD
11 11 (19.30%) REST
12 10 (17.54%) DevOps
13 9 (15.79%) BDD
13 9 (15.79%) Big Data
13 9 (15.79%) Analytics
13 9 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (15.79%) Python
14 8 (14.04%) HTML
14 8 (14.04%) OOP
14 8 (14.04%) Oracle

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 5 (8.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) SSH
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) HBase
3 3 (5.26%) KDB
3 3 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) Impala
4 2 (3.51%) Parquet
5 1 (1.75%) MSDE
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 7 (12.28%) Maven
4 6 (10.53%) JUnit
5 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.77%) FindBugs
5 5 (8.77%) IntelliJ
5 5 (8.77%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.51%) Ant
7 2 (3.51%) Gradle
7 2 (3.51%) Hudson
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Angular Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) React Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.26%) KDB Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Operations Business Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Software Project Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Spring
2 15 (26.32%) Web Services
3 14 (24.56%) J2EE
4 13 (22.81%) XML
5 12 (21.05%) JSON
5 12 (21.05%) SOAP
6 11 (19.30%) REST
7 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.04%) HTML
7 8 (14.04%) JPA
8 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.53%) CSS
9 5 (8.77%) React
9 5 (8.77%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.26%) Kafka
10 3 (5.26%) Middleware
11 2 (3.51%) .NET
11 2 (3.51%) Apache Avro
11 2 (3.51%) Material Design
11 2 (3.51%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.26%) Mashup
3 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
1 14 (24.56%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.56%) Use Case
5 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
6 11 (19.30%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) DevOps
8 9 (15.79%) Analytics
8 9 (15.79%) BDD
9 8 (14.04%) Change Control
9 8 (14.04%) OOP
9 8 (14.04%) Pair Programming
9 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
10 7 (12.28%) Service Design
11 6 (10.53%) OO
11 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.77%) CRM
12 5 (8.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Python
4 7 (12.28%) Groovy
4 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) Scala
5 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Korn
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.75%) Salt
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Sybase
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) Aruba
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) VMware