The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Software Engineer
Scotland

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Informix
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Java

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Informix
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) EDI
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Java