The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Software Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +12.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 637 667 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.79% 93.94% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 383 437
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 23
Median hourly rate £16.62 £9.50 £31.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.97% -70.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £60.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) XAML
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Software Developer Skill Set
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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft