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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.56% 0.91% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 0.96% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £308 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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
793 626 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.18% 95.14% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 337 388
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.13 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (57.69%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) Java
3 20 (38.46%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) .NET
5 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.69%) C#
6 17 (32.69%) XML
7 16 (30.77%) HTML
8 14 (26.92%) CSS
8 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.92%) Spring
8 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
9 13 (25.00%) Web Services
10 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 12 (23.08%) Oracle
11 11 (21.15%) jQuery
12 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
12 10 (19.23%) Front Office
12 10 (19.23%) MVC
12 10 (19.23%) Banking
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
13 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
13 9 (17.31%) Sybase
14 8 (15.38%) C++
14 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
14 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
14 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.85%) GemFire
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.92%) Mule
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.85%) KDB
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.92%) DB2
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) CppUnit
2 2 (3.85%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.92%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.92%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Front Office
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) XML
3 16 (30.77%) HTML
4 14 (26.92%) CSS
4 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
4 14 (26.92%) Spring
5 13 (25.00%) Web Services
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
7 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.46%) STL
9 6 (11.54%) JSP
10 5 (9.62%) Servlets
10 5 (9.62%) J2EE
10 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (7.69%) HTML5
11 4 (7.69%) Java EE
11 4 (7.69%) SOAP
11 4 (7.69%) EJB
11 4 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Equities
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) DataPower
2 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) SCORM
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Derivative
3 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) MVC
2 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
3 8 (15.38%) Web Development
3 8 (15.38%) SOA
3 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.46%) OOP
5 6 (11.54%) OO
6 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.69%) Content Management
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.77%) UML
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.38%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) Jython
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Sybase
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Sencha
4 3 (5.77%) JBoss
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) StreamBase
5 2 (3.85%) Kony
5 2 (3.85%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) Kofax
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