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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.68% 2.05% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.45% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £350 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £405 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +8.33%  

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 455 490 726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.73% 83.76% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 426
Median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 20
Median hourly rate £17.36 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 27 (77.14%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Python
6 8 (22.86%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (22.86%) Microservices
7 7 (20.00%) UML
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) C#
8 6 (17.14%) OO
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) HTML5
8 6 (17.14%) DevOps
9 5 (14.29%) Docker
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) Network Management
9 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
9 5 (14.29%) Spring
9 5 (14.29%) Maven
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) XPath
10 4 (11.43%) TDD
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
10 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS

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 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) CICS
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.86%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Broadband
2 1 (2.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded Java Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum Master
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.86%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) HTML5
3 5 (14.29%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) Angular 2
4 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) JMS
4 4 (11.43%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) Spring Integration
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) XSLT
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.86%) JSF
6 1 (2.86%) JSP
6 1 (2.86%) Kafka
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) MVS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Microservices
3 7 (20.00%) UML
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Network Management
5 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.86%) Benchmarking
9 1 (2.86%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) XPath
5 4 (11.43%) XQuery
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) COBOL
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.86%) logstash
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.86%) AVEVA
4 1 (2.86%) IBM