The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £339 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.30% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Programmer
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
1138 1045 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.43% 94.31% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 465 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh