The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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.

Software Engineering
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.78% 4.36% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 5.41% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 11
Median daily rate £375 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £157 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.50% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 552 573 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.38% 80.59% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 345 376
Median daily rate £388 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.32% +0.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
6 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
6 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) OO
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) C#
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
7 6 (17.65%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) XAML
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) C++
8 5 (14.71%) Perl
9 4 (11.76%) IIS
9 4 (11.76%) Windows
9 4 (11.76%) HTML

Software Engineering
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 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Mule
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.94%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) Spring
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) Ajax
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) Angular 2
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) DHTML
6 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) Spring Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE
7 1 (2.94%) Kafka
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) W3C
4 1 (2.94%) CCTV
4 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Unix
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Android
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) OO
2 7 (20.59%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) BDD
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Kanban
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Android Development
7 2 (5.88%) API Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) XAML
5 5 (14.71%) C++
5 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) Scala
7 2 (5.88%) Groovy
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.94%) logstash
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) OpenText
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.94%) AVEVA
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce