The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 58 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 1.49% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.56% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.54% +17.46%

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
802 1413 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.69% 95.93% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 725 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (56.41%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) Java
4 21 (53.85%) TDD
5 19 (48.72%) Scrum
5 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
6 18 (46.15%) CSS
7 17 (43.59%) jQuery
8 16 (41.03%) HTML5
9 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
11 11 (28.21%) Spring
11 11 (28.21%) CSS3
12 10 (25.64%) BDD
12 10 (25.64%) Subversion
12 10 (25.64%) SQL
13 9 (23.08%) Oracle
13 9 (23.08%) MVC
13 9 (23.08%) Kanban
14 8 (20.51%) Java EE
14 8 (20.51%) Sass
14 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.51%) .NET
14 8 (20.51%) Web Services
14 8 (20.51%) JBoss
14 8 (20.51%) Python
15 7 (17.95%) Finance
15 7 (17.95%) Node.js
15 7 (17.95%) Maven

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (20.51%) JBoss
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Subversion
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) Maven
4 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.82%) Jasmine
5 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
6 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (10.26%) Gradle
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.69%) Ant
7 3 (7.69%) Bower
8 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.56%) Babel
9 1 (2.56%) Grunt
9 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.56%) Mocha
9 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
3 18 (46.15%) CSS
4 17 (43.59%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) HTML5
6 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 11 (28.21%) CSS3
7 11 (28.21%) Spring
8 8 (20.51%) .NET
8 8 (20.51%) Java EE
8 8 (20.51%) Sass
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 7 (17.95%) Node.js
10 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.38%) React
10 6 (15.38%) RESTful
11 5 (12.82%) JPA
11 5 (12.82%) SOAP
11 5 (12.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 19 (48.72%) Scrum
4 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) BDD
6 9 (23.08%) Kanban
6 9 (23.08%) MVC
7 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
8 6 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (15.38%) DevOps
8 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.82%) Coaching
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Web Development
10 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.69%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) API Design
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) ES6
6 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 3 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.13%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) Progress