Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 35 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing SDLC 92 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.40% 5.13% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 5.84% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 27
Glasgow median daily rate £416 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £266
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +4.17% -23.81% +0.53%

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 1,526 1,165 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.55% 87.86% 84.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 616 514
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £355
% change year-on-year +2.89% +9.51% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.38% -44.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.57 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.05% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 53 (57.61%) Java
2 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.83%) Finance
4 29 (31.52%) Python
4 29 (31.52%) SQL
5 23 (25.00%) Linux
6 17 (18.48%) C++
7 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 14 (15.22%) OO
8 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (14.13%) C#
9 13 (14.13%) Perl
9 13 (14.13%) Spring
9 13 (14.13%) Scala
10 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (13.04%) Oracle
10 12 (13.04%) Windows
11 11 (11.96%) RDBMS
11 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.96%) Groovy
12 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
12 10 (10.87%) SOAP
12 10 (10.87%) JMeter
12 10 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (9.78%) Unix
13 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.78%) Test Scripting
13 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS

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 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) Jetty
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.09%) Datadog
5 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.96%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.52%) MSDE
4 4 (4.35%) DB2
4 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.17%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.09%) KDB
6 1 (1.09%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JMeter
2 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.61%) JUnit
3 6 (6.52%) LoadRunner
4 5 (5.43%) Gatling
4 5 (5.43%) Selenium
5 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.26%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.17%) Appium
7 2 (2.17%) Calabash
7 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.17%) JBehave
7 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) GitLab
8 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (47.83%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
2 4 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.17%) Billing
3 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Python Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (6.52%) Tester
5 5 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (5.43%) Performance Test Leader
5 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.35%) Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Spring
2 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.87%) SOAP
4 8 (8.70%) Web Services
5 5 (5.43%) XML
6 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.35%) JMS
6 4 (4.35%) Middleware
6 4 (4.35%) RESTful
7 3 (3.26%) Angular 2
7 3 (3.26%) HTML
7 3 (3.26%) HTML5
8 2 (2.17%) .NET
8 2 (2.17%) J2SE
8 2 (2.17%) REST
8 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.09%) Apache MINA
9 1 (1.09%) CSS3
9 1 (1.09%) Node.js
9 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) Derivative
6 3 (3.26%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (3.26%) User Experience
7 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.09%) Blog
8 1 (1.09%) DTCC
8 1 (1.09%) Eurex
8 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Windows
3 9 (9.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) DC/OS
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.22%) OO
2 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
4 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (8.70%) Change Control
5 8 (8.70%) Change Management
5 8 (8.70%) CRM
5 8 (8.70%) OOD
5 8 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 8 (8.70%) Web Development
6 7 (7.61%) Build Automation
6 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.61%) Project Management
6 7 (7.61%) Software Distribution
6 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
6 7 (7.61%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) Java
2 29 (31.52%) Python
2 29 (31.52%) SQL
3 17 (18.48%) C++
4 13 (14.13%) C#
4 13 (14.13%) Perl
4 13 (14.13%) Scala
5 11 (11.96%) Groovy
6 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.35%) Java 8
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.26%) C
9 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Packer
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) New Relic
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk
5 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) VMware