The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 61 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£367 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
Senior Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1142 1064 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.53% 94.33% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 478 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JBoss
3 13 (30.95%) SOA
4 12 (28.57%) XML
4 12 (28.57%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) .NET
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) Java EE
7 9 (21.43%) JSF
7 9 (21.43%) Apache CXF
8 8 (19.05%) TDD
8 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
8 8 (19.05%) MVC
8 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
8 8 (19.05%) Scrum
9 7 (16.67%) J2EE
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.29%) SOAP
10 6 (14.29%) OOP
10 6 (14.29%) HTTP
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (11.90%) Spring
11 5 (11.90%) OO
11 5 (11.90%) XSLT
11 5 (11.90%) UML
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 5 (11.90%) Waterfall

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.38%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.38%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) Java EE
4 9 (21.43%) JSF
4 9 (21.43%) Apache CXF
5 8 (19.05%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 7 (16.67%) J2EE
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.29%) SOAP
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (11.90%) Spring
8 5 (11.90%) XSLT
8 5 (11.90%) jQuery
9 4 (9.52%) HTML5
9 4 (9.52%) RichFaces
9 4 (9.52%) RESTful
9 4 (9.52%) JPA
9 4 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) SOA
2 8 (19.05%) TDD
2 8 (19.05%) MVC
2 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) UML
5 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.52%) Web Development
6 4 (9.52%) Use Case
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) BPMN
7 3 (7.14%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
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