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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 51 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 1.87% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.95% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) TDD
2 23 (57.50%) Java
3 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (47.50%) HTML
5 18 (45.00%) Scrum
6 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
7 16 (40.00%) CSS
7 16 (40.00%) jQuery
7 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
9 13 (32.50%) Subversion
9 13 (32.50%) Spring
10 12 (30.00%) HTML5
10 12 (30.00%) SQL
11 11 (27.50%) Web Services
11 11 (27.50%) CSS3
12 10 (25.00%) BDD
13 9 (22.50%) Kanban
13 9 (22.50%) Oracle
14 8 (20.00%) Python
14 8 (20.00%) MVC
14 8 (20.00%) Finance
14 8 (20.00%) SOA
14 8 (20.00%) Maven
14 8 (20.00%) Sass
15 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
15 7 (17.50%) .NET
16 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
16 6 (15.00%) XML

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 6 (15.00%) JBoss
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) GIS
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Subversion
2 8 (20.00%) Maven
3 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (10.00%) Gradle
5 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.50%) Bower
6 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.50%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) Ant
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) Babel
8 1 (2.50%) Grunt
8 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.50%) Mocha
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
3 16 (40.00%) CSS
3 16 (40.00%) jQuery
4 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (32.50%) Spring
6 12 (30.00%) HTML5
7 11 (27.50%) CSS3
7 11 (27.50%) Web Services
8 8 (20.00%) Sass
9 7 (17.50%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.00%) Java EE
10 6 (15.00%) Node.js
10 6 (15.00%) RESTful
10 6 (15.00%) XML
11 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (12.50%) SOAP
12 4 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) TDD
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.00%) BDD
6 9 (22.50%) Kanban
7 8 (20.00%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) SOA
8 6 (15.00%) DevOps
8 6 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
11 3 (7.50%) OO
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) Web Development
12 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.00%) Open Source Development
12 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) ES6
5 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (5.00%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) JCL
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
9 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) Axway
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (2.50%) Progress