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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 54 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 5.05% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 5.22% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 6
Average daily rate £300 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +0.57%
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
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Android
6 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) Android SDK
8 6 (24.00%) Android Development
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.00%) Spring
10 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
10 4 (16.00%) LINQ
10 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
11 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) Android SDK
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
6 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (16.00%) LINQ
6 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.00%) Drools
8 2 (8.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 2 (8.00%) WPF
9 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Android Development
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) MVVM
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.00%) Robotic Process Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
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