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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.32% 0.83% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 0.87% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Average daily rate
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£291 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £301 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £309 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -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
681 572 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.19% 94.86% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 289 356
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.10% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) Finance
3 22 (40.00%) .NET
3 22 (40.00%) XML
4 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 20 (36.36%) C#
4 20 (36.36%) Web Services
5 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
6 17 (30.91%) Spring
7 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 15 (27.27%) CSS
8 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.45%) HTML
9 13 (23.64%) Banking
10 12 (21.82%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (21.82%) Sybase
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) jQuery
10 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (20.00%) OO
11 11 (20.00%) Oracle
11 11 (20.00%) Front Office
12 10 (18.18%) C++
12 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
13 9 (16.36%) STL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (12.73%) CMS
2 6 (10.91%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.45%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.82%) Mule
5 1 (1.82%) WordPress
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.82%) GemFire
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Tridion
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.45%) IDOL
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.82%) KDB
9 1 (1.82%) Big Data
9 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.82%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) CppUnit
3 2 (3.64%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.82%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Front Office
4 6 (10.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) .NET
1 22 (40.00%) XML
2 20 (36.36%) Web Services
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.91%) Spring
5 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 15 (27.27%) CSS
6 14 (25.45%) HTML
7 12 (21.82%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (21.82%) jQuery
8 9 (16.36%) STL
9 8 (14.55%) SOAP
10 7 (12.73%) JMS
10 7 (12.73%) Servlets
11 6 (10.91%) JSP
11 6 (10.91%) Ajax
12 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 5 (9.09%) Java EE
12 5 (9.09%) XSLT
12 5 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.27%) Social Network
3 3 (5.45%) Market Risk
3 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 3 (5.45%) Equities
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.64%) DataPower
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) SCORM
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
3 11 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (14.55%) OOD
4 8 (14.55%) SOA
5 6 (10.91%) TDD
6 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.09%) MVC
6 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) Web Development
7 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) BDD
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) Java
3 20 (36.36%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
5 10 (18.18%) C++
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.09%) XPath
7 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Jython
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) XQuery
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Sybase
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Yahoo!
5 2 (3.64%) Kony
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.82%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.82%) Kofax
6 1 (1.82%) HP
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