The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 28 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.28% 1.53% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 1.61% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £283 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £377 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.47%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 558 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.25% 94.74% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 254 420
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £429 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.72 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -2.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £117.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title.

1 35 (53.85%) Java
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) .NET
3 26 (40.00%) C#
3 26 (40.00%) Finance
4 25 (38.46%) XML
5 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
6 23 (35.38%) Banking
7 21 (32.31%) Web Services
8 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
9 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
11 16 (24.62%) Sybase
11 16 (24.62%) Spring
12 15 (23.08%) Hibernate
13 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (21.54%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (21.54%) C++
14 13 (20.00%) CSS
14 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
14 13 (20.00%) STL
14 13 (20.00%) HTTP
14 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle
15 12 (18.46%) HTML
15 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
16 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
16 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
17 10 (15.38%) Front Office

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) CMS
2 6 (9.23%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) WordPress
5 1 (1.54%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.62%) Tridion
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.62%) IDOL
5 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) DB2
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 3 (4.62%) JUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Ant
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) Banking
3 10 (15.38%) Front Office
4 8 (12.31%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.69%) Back Office
6 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 25 (38.46%) XML
3 21 (32.31%) Web Services
4 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 16 (24.62%) Spring
6 15 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 14 (21.54%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (20.00%) CSS
8 13 (20.00%) STL
9 12 (18.46%) HTML
10 10 (15.38%) jQuery
11 9 (13.85%) JMS
11 9 (13.85%) SOAP
12 8 (12.31%) Servlets
13 6 (9.23%) JSP
13 6 (9.23%) Ajax
13 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
14 5 (7.69%) EJB
14 5 (7.69%) XSLT
15 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Social Network
1 4 (6.15%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.62%) Market Risk
2 3 (4.62%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.08%) DataPower
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
3 8 (12.31%) OO
4 6 (9.23%) OOD
5 5 (7.69%) Web Development
5 5 (7.69%) SOA
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) MVC
6 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.15%) Content Management
7 3 (4.62%) TDD
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.62%) BDD
8 2 (3.08%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (3.08%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) C#
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
5 14 (21.54%) C++
6 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.69%) XPath
8 3 (4.62%) VBA
8 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) XQuery
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Sybase
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.46%) Oracle
4 7 (10.77%) IBM
5 3 (4.62%) Cognos
6 2 (3.08%) Kony
6 2 (3.08%) Yahoo!
6 2 (3.08%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Kofax
7 1 (1.54%) HP
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