The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer 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 Software Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 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 £375 £316 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Senior Software 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
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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Developer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) NCrunch

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) NCrunch
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#