Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing SDLC 75 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.78% 5.69% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 6.53% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 17
Glasgow median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £266
90th Percentile £535 £525 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 - £47.25

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 1,414 1,010 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.06% 87.14% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 586 469
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £200
90th Percentile £550 £506 £450
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 23
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.75 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +14.29% -16.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £33.88 £45.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (57.33%) Java
3 40 (53.33%) Finance
4 21 (28.00%) SQL
5 17 (22.67%) Python
6 16 (21.33%) Linux
7 13 (17.33%) SOAP
8 12 (16.00%) Web Services
8 12 (16.00%) C#
8 12 (16.00%) C++
8 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.67%) Perl
10 10 (13.33%) Project Management
10 10 (13.33%) Windows
10 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.33%) Scala
10 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
11 9 (12.00%) Groovy
11 9 (12.00%) REST
11 9 (12.00%) Banking
12 8 (10.67%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) Spring
12 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) Web Development
12 8 (10.67%) Change Management
12 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
12 8 (10.67%) OO

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 4 (5.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.00%) FileNet
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Documentum
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Jetty
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.67%) Firebase
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) Datadog
5 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) MSDE
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) DB2
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.67%) SQLite
6 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.33%) KDB
6 1 (1.33%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Gatling
1 6 (8.00%) JMeter
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.33%) NeoLoad
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) Appium
5 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.67%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (2.67%) Calabash
5 2 (2.67%) CocoaPods
5 2 (2.67%) JBehave
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.67%) Xcode
6 1 (1.33%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Python Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.00%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) SOAP
2 12 (16.00%) Web Services
3 9 (12.00%) REST
4 8 (10.67%) Spring
5 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.67%) .NET
6 5 (6.67%) HTML
6 5 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (4.00%) CSS
7 3 (4.00%) JMS
7 3 (4.00%) jQuery
7 3 (4.00%) JSON
8 2 (2.67%) Google Maps API
8 2 (2.67%) iOS SDK
8 2 (2.67%) J2SE
8 2 (2.67%) React
8 2 (2.67%) RESTful
9 1 (1.33%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.33%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) AS400
5 1 (1.33%) Blog
5 1 (1.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) iSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) DC/OS
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (13.33%) Project Management
3 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Change Management
4 8 (10.67%) OO
4 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (10.67%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Web Development
5 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) Java
2 21 (28.00%) SQL
3 17 (22.67%) Python
4 12 (16.00%) C#
4 12 (16.00%) C++
5 11 (14.67%) Perl
6 10 (13.33%) Scala
7 9 (12.00%) Groovy
8 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.00%) Apple Swift
10 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.67%) Java 8
11 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.33%) Clojure
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
1 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Packer
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) OutSystems
4 3 (4.00%) DocuSign
4 3 (4.00%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) OpenText
5 2 (2.67%) Apple
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) New Relic
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
6 1 (1.33%) VMware