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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.79% 1.84% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.94% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £308 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-52.80% -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
801 670 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.25% 95.04% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 361 375
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 18
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.90 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 15 (33.33%) HTML
4 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
5 13 (28.89%) CSS
6 12 (26.67%) Oracle
6 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.67%) C#
7 11 (24.44%) Spring
7 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
8 10 (22.22%) XML
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) Front Office
9 9 (20.00%) jQuery
10 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
10 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) Web Development
11 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
11 7 (15.56%) Sybase
11 7 (15.56%) OOP
11 7 (15.56%) SOA
11 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
12 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
12 6 (13.33%) UNIX
12 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
13 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.89%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.44%) GemFire
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.44%) KDB
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.22%) DB2
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.44%) CppUnit
2 2 (4.44%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.22%) NCrunch
3 1 (2.22%) CodeRush
3 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (20.00%) Front Office
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) .NET
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
4 11 (24.44%) Spring
5 10 (22.22%) XML
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 9 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (11.11%) HTML5
7 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.89%) JSP
9 3 (6.67%) J2EE
9 3 (6.67%) XSLT
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.44%) MooTools
10 2 (4.44%) Ext JS
10 2 (4.44%) XHTML
10 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (2.22%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) MVC
1 8 (17.78%) Web Development
1 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (15.56%) SOA
2 7 (15.56%) OOP
3 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.89%) Content Management
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Memory Management
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 2 (4.44%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) Jython
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Sybase
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Sencha
5 2 (4.44%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) StreamBase
5 2 (4.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Kofax
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter