The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 52 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.40% 2.72% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.82% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £343 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
665 850 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.93% 96.26% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 437 357
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 19
Median hourly rate £9.50 £36.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% +161.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) OOD
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) DB2
4 10 (40.00%) SDLC
5 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (36.00%) Sybase
5 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) Spring
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) J2SE
6 8 (32.00%) JUnit
6 8 (32.00%) JMS
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) Perl
7 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.00%) Front Office
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) XML

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) DB2
2 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Grunt
3 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Bower
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Front Office
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) J2SE
1 8 (32.00%) JMS
1 8 (32.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) Cocoa
5 4 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (16.00%) Core Animation
5 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.00%) UIKit
6 3 (12.00%) Node.js
6 3 (12.00%) RequireJS
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Animation
2 4 (16.00%) Apple TV
2 4 (16.00%) iPad
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 12 (48.00%) OOD
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) SDLC
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.00%) Database Tuning
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
9 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
9 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
10 2 (8.00%) BDD
10 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) Apple Swift
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Scala
6 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (4.00%) RPG
7 1 (4.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Sybase
2 4 (16.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Pega
5 1 (4.00%) VMware