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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 52 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.91% 2.93% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.15% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £295 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £463 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.02 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+80.10% -48.38%
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
847 793 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.28% 93.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 370 339
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
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 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 28 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 (68.63%) Java
2 27 (52.94%) Finance
3 22 (43.14%) Banking
4 21 (41.18%) Spring
4 21 (41.18%) Investment Banking
5 20 (39.22%) SQL
6 17 (33.33%) Sybase
7 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 15 (29.41%) Front Office
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (27.45%) .NET
9 13 (25.49%) C#
9 13 (25.49%) UNIX
9 13 (25.49%) Linux
10 12 (23.53%) OO
11 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
11 11 (21.57%) OOD
11 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
12 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
13 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (17.65%) Investment Management
14 8 (15.69%) Hudson
14 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
14 8 (15.69%) Wealth Management
14 8 (15.69%) Maven
14 8 (15.69%) Scrum
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.69%) HTML
15 7 (13.73%) JUnit

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (7.84%) JBoss
2 3 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) CTI
1 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) DB2
3 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.84%) Big Data
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.96%) SQLite
7 1 (1.96%) KDB
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Maven
1 8 (15.69%) Hudson
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) JUnit
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
4 4 (7.84%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) NUnit
6 2 (3.92%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Bower
7 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 22 (43.14%) Banking
3 21 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 15 (29.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) Spring
2 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 14 (27.45%) .NET
4 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 7 (13.73%) XML
6 6 (11.76%) Web Services
6 6 (11.76%) JMS
6 6 (11.76%) JSON
6 6 (11.76%) WPF
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.80%) J2SE
7 5 (9.80%) CSS
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.84%) LINQ
8 4 (7.84%) jQuery
9 3 (5.88%) Drools
9 3 (5.88%) J2EE
9 3 (5.88%) XSLT
9 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Animation
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) UNIX
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
3 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) OO
3 11 (21.57%) OOD
3 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.65%) Investment Management
6 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) Wealth Management
7 7 (13.73%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.73%) BDD
7 7 (13.73%) TDD
8 6 (11.76%) Kanban
8 6 (11.76%) SDLC
9 5 (9.80%) MVVM
9 5 (9.80%) MVC
10 4 (7.84%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
12 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) Scala
6 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Sybase
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Teradata
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Rate: Competitive
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