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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 37 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.61% 3.46% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 3.73% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 14
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£440 £310 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -9.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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
842 644 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.93% 92.93% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 341 483
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £16.55 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 42 (58.33%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) Finance
3 30 (41.67%) Banking
4 29 (40.28%) SQL
5 24 (33.33%) .NET
6 21 (29.17%) Sybase
6 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.78%) C#
8 19 (26.39%) Spring
9 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 18 (25.00%) Web Services
10 17 (23.61%) XML
11 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
11 16 (22.22%) Front Office
11 16 (22.22%) Investment Banking
12 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
13 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
14 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
15 11 (15.28%) Linux
15 11 (15.28%) HTML
15 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
15 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (13.89%) C++
16 10 (13.89%) JMS
17 9 (12.50%) OOD
17 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
17 9 (12.50%) CSS
18 8 (11.11%) UNIX
18 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.72%) Umbraco
1 7 (9.72%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.17%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) DB2
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.17%) IDOL
7 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.39%) Big Data
8 1 (1.39%) SQLite
8 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.33%) JUnit
2 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.94%) Hudson
3 5 (6.94%) Maven
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 4 (5.56%) Selenium
4 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.39%) Ant
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (48.61%) Finance
2 30 (41.67%) Banking
3 16 (22.22%) Front Office
3 16 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) Spring
3 18 (25.00%) Web Services
4 17 (23.61%) XML
5 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 10 (13.89%) JMS
9 9 (12.50%) CSS
10 7 (9.72%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (9.72%) jQuery
10 7 (9.72%) STL
11 6 (8.33%) J2SE
11 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.94%) WPF
12 5 (6.94%) SOAP
13 4 (5.56%) XSLT
13 4 (5.56%) XHTML
13 4 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Social Network
1 4 (5.56%) Web 2.0
1 4 (5.56%) Open Source
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.39%) iPhone
3 1 (1.39%) Animation
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
2 9 (12.50%) OOD
3 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.72%) OO
4 7 (9.72%) Scrum
5 6 (8.33%) BDD
5 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.94%) TDD
6 5 (6.94%) Kanban
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Web Development
7 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.56%) Database Tuning
7 4 (5.56%) Content Management
8 3 (4.17%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.78%) C#
5 10 (13.89%) C++
6 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
8 4 (5.56%) XPath
9 2 (2.78%) VBA
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Sybase
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe