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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 67 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.91% 0.63% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.66% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 16
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £463 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
1346 1363 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.19% 95.85% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 744 679
Median daily rate £400 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 (54.17%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) HTML
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 14 (29.17%) Python
5 14 (29.17%) Subversion
5 14 (29.17%) jQuery
5 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
5 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 13 (27.08%) Perl
7 12 (25.00%) JBoss
7 12 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 11 (22.92%) Node.js
8 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
8 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
8 11 (22.92%) TDD
8 11 (22.92%) Linux
9 10 (20.83%) VMware
9 10 (20.83%) Hudson
9 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 10 (20.83%) Sass
9 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
10 9 (18.75%) CoffeeScript
10 9 (18.75%) Scrum
10 9 (18.75%) Java EE
10 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL

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 12 (25.00%) JBoss
2 11 (22.92%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) GeoServer
3 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) GIS
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) MS Access
4 3 (6.25%) QlikView
5 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.17%) QGIS
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Subversion
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.83%) Hudson
3 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 6 (12.50%) Bower
6 5 (10.42%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) DBeaver
7 2 (4.17%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.08%) International Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) CSS
3 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
3 14 (29.17%) jQuery
4 12 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (20.83%) Sass
6 9 (18.75%) Java EE
7 8 (16.67%) Drools
7 8 (16.67%) Flask
8 7 (14.58%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.50%) jBPM
9 6 (12.50%) RESTful
9 6 (12.50%) XSLT
10 5 (10.42%) JPA
10 5 (10.42%) JSF
10 5 (10.42%) SOAP
11 4 (8.33%) RichFaces
12 3 (6.25%) Middleware
12 3 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.17%) Photography
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) iSeries
2 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.08%) Tandem
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
3 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) SOA
7 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) ETL
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
10 3 (6.25%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) Python
5 13 (27.08%) Perl
6 9 (18.75%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
7 6 (12.50%) VBA
8 3 (6.25%) C
9 2 (4.17%) AspectJ
9 2 (4.17%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.08%) JCL
10 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) VMware
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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