The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 59 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 1
Average daily rate £385 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +6.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1254 709 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 93.78% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 305 551
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -38.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Senior Developer
Scotland

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 23 (65.71%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) JBoss
2 15 (42.86%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) Spring
3 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) Subversion
5 9 (25.71%) Java EE
5 9 (25.71%) XML
5 9 (25.71%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.00%) JAAS
7 7 (20.00%) XSLT
7 7 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 7 (20.00%) BPMN
8 6 (17.14%) SOA
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) J2EE
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 5 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (14.29%) Workflow
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
9 5 (14.29%) HTML5
9 5 (14.29%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
2 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.86%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Subversion
2 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.86%) NCrunch
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
1 12 (34.29%) Spring
2 9 (25.71%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) Java EE
3 8 (22.86%) .NET
4 7 (20.00%) XSLT
4 7 (20.00%) JAAS
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) J2EE
6 5 (14.29%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) JPA
7 4 (11.43%) Drools
7 4 (11.43%) jBPM
7 4 (11.43%) JSF
8 3 (8.57%) SOAP
9 2 (5.71%) Struts
9 2 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Scrum
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 7 (20.00%) BPMN
4 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) UML
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 2 (5.71%) RAD
8 2 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) VBA
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) WCAG
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) JBoss
2 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Facebook
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago