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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 58 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.94% 1.64% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.72% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 15
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
996 1630 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 95.43% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 866 649
Median daily rate £400 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 42 (72.41%) Java
2 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (41.38%) Subversion
3 24 (41.38%) HTML
4 22 (37.93%) SQL
5 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.21%) TDD
6 19 (32.76%) Hibernate
6 19 (32.76%) Spring
6 19 (32.76%) CSS
6 19 (32.76%) Web Services
6 19 (32.76%) JBoss
7 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (29.31%) jQuery
9 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
9 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
9 16 (27.59%) XML
9 16 (27.59%) Maven
10 15 (25.86%) Scrum
11 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
11 14 (24.14%) Node.js
11 14 (24.14%) RESTful
12 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
12 13 (22.41%) CoffeeScript
12 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
12 13 (22.41%) Sass
12 13 (22.41%) SOAP
13 12 (20.69%) SOA
13 12 (20.69%) PL/SQL
13 12 (20.69%) Java EE

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 19 (32.76%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) SSH
1 4 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.17%) GIS
4 3 (5.17%) MS Access
5 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) QGIS
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) QlikView
6 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Subversion
2 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.59%) Maven
3 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 9 (15.52%) Bower
4 9 (15.52%) Eclipse
4 9 (15.52%) Hudson
5 4 (6.90%) git-flow
5 4 (6.90%) GitLab
5 4 (6.90%) Gradle
6 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.45%) DBeaver
7 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) International Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) CSS
2 19 (32.76%) Hibernate
2 19 (32.76%) Spring
2 19 (32.76%) Web Services
3 17 (29.31%) jQuery
4 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
4 16 (27.59%) XML
5 14 (24.14%) Node.js
5 14 (24.14%) RESTful
6 13 (22.41%) Sass
6 13 (22.41%) SOAP
7 12 (20.69%) Drools
7 12 (20.69%) Java EE
7 12 (20.69%) JPA
8 9 (15.52%) jBPM
8 9 (15.52%) XSD
9 8 (13.79%) JSF
10 7 (12.07%) Flask
10 7 (12.07%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) iSeries
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.45%) Photography
2 2 (3.45%) Tandem
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Unix
3 6 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) TDD
3 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.86%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
6 12 (20.69%) SOA
7 11 (18.97%) Front End Development
8 10 (17.24%) BDD
8 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.52%) Kanban
10 6 (10.34%) Coaching
10 6 (10.34%) MVC
10 6 (10.34%) Open Source
10 6 (10.34%) Open Source Development
10 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.62%) Workflow
12 4 (6.90%) API Design
12 4 (6.90%) BPMN
12 4 (6.90%) ETL
12 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) CoffeeScript
5 12 (20.69%) PL/SQL
6 10 (17.24%) Python
7 8 (13.79%) Perl
8 5 (8.62%) VBA
9 2 (3.45%) AspectJ
9 2 (3.45%) C#
9 2 (3.45%) JCL
9 2 (3.45%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) ES6
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Ansible
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) ForgeRock
4 4 (6.90%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Axway
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Sterling
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