Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 81 90
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.16% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +36.36% -20.98%
10th Percentile £295 £340 £263
90th Percentile £496 £405 £288
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £52.17 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,493 1,094 1,177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 94.39% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 577 655
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £212 £189
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -44.58% +51.04%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.23 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.63 £17.32 £30.21
% change year-on-year -3.98% -42.66% +63.27%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) CRM
1 12 (66.67%) REST
1 12 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (61.11%) Angular 2
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 8 (44.44%) MVC
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 7 (38.89%) NUnit
6 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
6 7 (38.89%) MSTest
6 7 (38.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (38.89%) .NET Core
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (38.89%) Docker
7 6 (33.33%) OAuth2
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) B2C
7 6 (33.33%) OAuth
8 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
9 4 (22.22%) webpack

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 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.11%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) Ingres
3 2 (11.11%) QlikView
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) OrientDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MSTest
1 7 (38.89%) NUnit
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) gulp
3 4 (22.22%) webpack
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 12 (66.67%) REST
2 11 (61.11%) Angular 2
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 7 (38.89%) .NET Core
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (33.33%) OAuth
6 6 (33.33%) OAuth2
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (22.22%) OOCSS
8 4 (22.22%) Sass
9 1 (5.56%) Akka
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (5.56%) Node.js
9 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
9 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) CRM
2 9 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 8 (44.44%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (33.33%) B2C
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 4 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Development
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) SEO
6 4 (22.22%) Service Design
6 4 (22.22%) SMACSS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Usability
7 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 3 (16.67%) Workflow
8 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) High Availability
8 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) ES6
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) MCAD
1 2 (11.11%) MCSD
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP