Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Technical Leadership skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 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.

Technical Leadership
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 84 93
Rank change year-on-year +49 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing Technical Leadership 77 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.47% 2.26% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 2.53% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 0
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £500 -
Scotland median daily rate £515 £444 £412
% change year-on-year +16.06% +7.71% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £73.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -52.54% +55.26% -

Technical Leadership 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 1,255 1,579 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.13% 89.21% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 902 640
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -16.60% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £35.00 £33.60
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% -16.67%

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in Glasgow

Technical Leadership
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leadership in Glasgow

Technical Leadership
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leadership in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leadership in Glasgow

Technical Leadership
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leadership in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leadership 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 Technical Leadership.

1 50 (64.94%) Mentoring
2 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
4 29 (37.66%) AWS
4 29 (37.66%) Service Management
5 28 (36.36%) Microservices
6 27 (35.06%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) Java
8 24 (31.17%) MySQL
9 23 (29.87%) Terraform
10 22 (28.57%) TDD
11 20 (25.97%) CentOS
11 20 (25.97%) MariaDB
12 17 (22.08%) DevOps
12 17 (22.08%) RESTful
12 17 (22.08%) Azure
13 16 (20.78%) SOA
13 16 (20.78%) Public Sector
14 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
14 15 (19.48%) Finance
15 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
16 13 (16.88%) Skype
16 13 (16.88%) Banking
16 13 (16.88%) JIRA
17 12 (15.58%) Scrum
17 12 (15.58%) Google
17 12 (15.58%) Confluence
17 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (15.58%) Ansible

Technical Leadership
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 12 (15.58%) Confluence
2 8 (10.39%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.66%) AWS
2 17 (22.08%) Azure
3 12 (15.58%) Google Docs
3 12 (15.58%) Slack
4 2 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.60%) Office 365
5 1 (1.30%) GitHub
5 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Skype
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) MySQL
2 20 (25.97%) MariaDB
3 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.69%) Amazon Aurora
4 9 (11.69%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.19%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.90%) Big Data
7 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) JIRA
2 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.99%) SonarQube
4 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.69%) Selenium
4 9 (11.69%) WebDriver
5 8 (10.39%) Gatling
5 8 (10.39%) JMeter
6 1 (1.30%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (20.78%) Public Sector
2 15 (19.48%) Finance
3 13 (16.88%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Electronics
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
4 10 (12.99%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Technical Design Leader
5 8 (10.39%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) QA Leader
5 8 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Designer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.90%) Salesforce Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) RESTful
2 11 (14.29%) LDAP
2 11 (14.29%) Spring
2 11 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 9 (11.69%) Gherkin
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) Velocity
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) CentOS
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) AIX
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Mentoring
2 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.66%) Service Management
4 28 (36.36%) Microservices
5 22 (28.57%) TDD
6 17 (22.08%) DevOps
7 16 (20.78%) SOA
8 12 (15.58%) Scrum
9 11 (14.29%) Kanban
9 11 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (12.99%) Prototyping
11 9 (11.69%) BDD
11 9 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (11.69%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 9 (11.69%) OWASP
11 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.39%) Load Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) Java
2 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 11 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.99%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) Clojure
5 5 (6.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MCITP
5 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) NCSC
1 9 (11.69%) NIST
2 8 (10.39%) QA
3 6 (7.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) Terraform
2 12 (15.58%) Ansible
2 12 (15.58%) Puppet
3 10 (12.99%) Packer
4 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) Netcool
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Google
2 9 (11.69%) Splunk
3 7 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.60%) Databricks
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) McAfee
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Veritas