Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Strategic Thinking
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.095% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate £420 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £500 £375 £309
% change year-on-year +33.33% +21.56% -27.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - -

Strategic Thinking 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 1,007 881 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.59% 83.82% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 456 640
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £207
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +40.72%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Glasgow

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Thinking in Glasgow

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Thinking in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Strategic Thinking.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Derivative
3 3 (27.27%) Service Design
3 3 (27.27%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
4 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Internet

Strategic Thinking
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 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Derivative
2 3 (27.27%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
3 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISA
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) CRISC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft