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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 49 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.42% 2.51% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.63% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 21
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £287 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
877 1446 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.59% 95.70% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 710 761
Median daily rate £400 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +61.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 25 (60.98%) Java
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) Spring
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) Web Services
4 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (34.15%) Hibernate
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) Scrum
6 12 (29.27%) JBoss
6 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
7 11 (26.83%) CSS
7 11 (26.83%) Maven
7 11 (26.83%) Subversion
8 10 (24.39%) jQuery
8 10 (24.39%) RESTful
8 10 (24.39%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) XML
8 10 (24.39%) SOA
9 9 (21.95%) SOAP
9 9 (21.95%) HTML5
10 8 (19.51%) Java EE
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle
10 8 (19.51%) MVC
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) CSS3
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
11 7 (17.07%) JPA

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 (29.27%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSH
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Maven
1 11 (26.83%) Subversion
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Gradle
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.32%) git-flow
5 3 (7.32%) GitLab
6 1 (2.44%) Babel
6 1 (2.44%) Bower
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Grunt
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.44%) Mocha
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) HTML
1 15 (36.59%) Spring
1 15 (36.59%) Web Services
2 14 (34.15%) Hibernate
3 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
4 11 (26.83%) CSS
5 10 (24.39%) jQuery
5 10 (24.39%) RESTful
5 10 (24.39%) XML
6 9 (21.95%) HTML5
6 9 (21.95%) SOAP
7 8 (19.51%) CSS3
7 8 (19.51%) Java EE
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) JPA
9 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.63%) XSD
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (12.20%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) iSeries
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) SOA
6 8 (19.51%) MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.63%) BDD
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.20%) DevOps
10 4 (9.76%) Kanban
10 4 (9.76%) Open Source
10 4 (9.76%) Open Source Development
11 3 (7.32%) API Design
11 3 (7.32%) Coaching
11 3 (7.32%) SDLC
11 3 (7.32%) Workflow
12 2 (4.88%) ETL
12 2 (4.88%) OO
12 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) ES6
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) JCL
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) ForgeRock
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Axway
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.44%) Progress
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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