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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 53 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.11% 2.80% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 3.00% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
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
815 767 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.32% 93.31% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 348 360
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 21
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 (71.43%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) Finance
3 24 (48.98%) Banking
4 23 (46.94%) Spring
5 22 (44.90%) Investment Banking
6 20 (40.82%) Sybase
7 18 (36.73%) SQL
8 17 (34.69%) Front Office
9 16 (32.65%) Hibernate
10 14 (28.57%) Linux
11 13 (26.53%) UNIX
12 11 (22.45%) OO
12 11 (22.45%) .NET
12 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
13 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.41%) C#
13 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.41%) OOD
14 9 (18.37%) Investment Management
15 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
15 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (16.33%) Wealth Management
15 8 (16.33%) HTML
15 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
15 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
16 7 (14.29%) Hudson
16 7 (14.29%) JUnit
16 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (6.12%) JBoss
1 3 (6.12%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) CTI
1 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) DB2
3 6 (12.24%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) Big Data
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.04%) SQLite
7 1 (2.04%) KDB
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
7 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) JUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Maven
2 7 (14.29%) Hudson
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
3 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.16%) Artifactory
5 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) NUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.04%) QUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 24 (48.98%) Banking
3 22 (44.90%) Investment Banking
4 17 (34.69%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Spring
2 16 (32.65%) Hibernate
3 11 (22.45%) .NET
4 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.29%) JMS
5 7 (14.29%) XML
6 6 (12.24%) Web Services
6 6 (12.24%) J2SE
6 6 (12.24%) JSON
7 5 (10.20%) WPF
7 5 (10.20%) CSS
7 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.16%) jQuery
8 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.12%) LINQ
9 3 (6.12%) XSLT
9 3 (6.12%) REST
9 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) OO
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
2 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) OOD
3 9 (18.37%) Investment Management
4 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
4 8 (16.33%) Wealth Management
5 7 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
6 6 (12.24%) Kanban
6 6 (12.24%) BDD
6 6 (12.24%) SDLC
7 4 (8.16%) MVVM
7 4 (8.16%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.12%) MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Scala
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Sybase
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Teradata
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat