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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.51% 0.47% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 0.50% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £292 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £308 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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
694 601 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.78% 94.94% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 312 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) Finance
4 17 (35.42%) XML
5 16 (33.33%) HTML
5 16 (33.33%) Spring
6 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 15 (31.25%) C#
6 15 (31.25%) .NET
6 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) CSS
8 13 (27.08%) Oracle
9 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.00%) Web Services
9 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (22.92%) Sybase
10 11 (22.92%) Front Office
11 10 (20.83%) Banking
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) jQuery
12 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 9 (18.75%) SOA
12 9 (18.75%) C++
12 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
13 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
13 8 (16.67%) STL
13 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.17%) GemFire
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.17%) KDB
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.08%) Big Data
9 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
9 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.08%) DB2
9 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (4.17%) Ant
3 2 (4.17%) CppUnit
3 2 (4.17%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.08%) CodeRush
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Front Office
3 10 (20.83%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) XML
2 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) Spring
3 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 14 (29.17%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) Web Services
6 10 (20.83%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) STL
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.58%) JSP
8 7 (14.58%) Servlets
9 5 (10.42%) Java EE
9 5 (10.42%) SOAP
9 5 (10.42%) J2EE
10 4 (8.33%) EJB
10 4 (8.33%) JMS
10 4 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (8.33%) REST
11 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (6.25%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) DataPower
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.08%) SCORM
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (18.75%) SOA
4 7 (14.58%) MVC
4 7 (14.58%) OO
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Web Development
5 5 (10.42%) TDD
5 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.33%) OOP
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (6.25%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 3 (6.25%) OOD
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) Java
3 15 (31.25%) C#
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.75%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.17%) VBA
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) XPath
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) Jython
9 1 (2.08%) XQuery
9 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Sybase
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Google
5 3 (6.25%) Sencha
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Adobe
6 2 (4.17%) Yahoo!
6 2 (4.17%) StreamBase
6 2 (4.17%) Kony
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter
7 1 (2.08%) Kofax
7 1 (2.08%) HP
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