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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 66 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.07% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.13% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 12
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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
1228 1504 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.95% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 769 701
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, 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 37 (69.81%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (47.17%) HTML
4 23 (43.40%) SQL
5 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
5 22 (41.51%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) Subversion
6 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
7 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
7 18 (33.96%) NoSQL
7 18 (33.96%) jQuery
8 17 (32.08%) JBoss
9 16 (30.19%) Linux
9 16 (30.19%) Node.js
9 16 (30.19%) RESTful
9 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
10 15 (28.30%) Sass
10 15 (28.30%) XML
10 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
11 14 (26.42%) Spring
11 14 (26.42%) Web Services
11 14 (26.42%) Python
11 14 (26.42%) CoffeeScript
11 14 (26.42%) MongoDB
12 13 (24.53%) Front End Development
12 13 (24.53%) TDD
12 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (22.64%) VMware
13 12 (22.64%) Perl
13 12 (22.64%) Hibernate

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 17 (32.08%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SSH
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) NoSQL
2 14 (26.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.55%) GIS
5 3 (5.66%) MS Access
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.77%) QGIS
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Subversion
2 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (22.64%) Hudson
5 11 (20.75%) Maven
6 10 (18.87%) Bower
7 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
8 4 (7.55%) git-flow
8 4 (7.55%) GitLab
8 4 (7.55%) Gradle
9 2 (3.77%) DBeaver
10 1 (1.89%) JIRA
10 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) International Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) CSS
3 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
4 18 (33.96%) jQuery
5 16 (30.19%) Node.js
5 16 (30.19%) RESTful
6 15 (28.30%) Sass
6 15 (28.30%) XML
7 14 (26.42%) Spring
7 14 (26.42%) Web Services
8 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
9 11 (20.75%) Drools
9 11 (20.75%) JPA
9 11 (20.75%) SOAP
10 10 (18.87%) Java EE
11 8 (15.09%) Flask
11 8 (15.09%) jBPM
11 8 (15.09%) XSD
12 6 (11.32%) JDBC
12 6 (11.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Photography
1 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) iSeries
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.53%) Front End Development
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) BDD
4 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) Kanban
6 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.32%) Coaching
7 6 (11.32%) OOD
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) ETL
8 5 (9.43%) Refactoring
8 5 (9.43%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) API Design
9 4 (7.55%) BPMN
9 4 (7.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.42%) CoffeeScript
4 14 (26.42%) Python
5 12 (22.64%) Perl
6 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.43%) VBA
8 2 (3.77%) AspectJ
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) JCL
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.89%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
1 4 (7.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) VMware
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) ForgeRock
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
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