The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 47 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.73% 1.78% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 1.88% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
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£351 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £525 £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 £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
755 745 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.56% 94.90% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 364 376
Average daily rate £338 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) .NET
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) HTML
6 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.79%) CSS
7 12 (25.53%) Spring
8 11 (23.40%) C#
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
9 10 (21.28%) jQuery
10 9 (19.15%) Web Development
10 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
10 9 (19.15%) MVC
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
11 8 (17.02%) XML
11 8 (17.02%) CMS
11 8 (17.02%) Project Management
11 8 (17.02%) Content Management
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
12 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
12 7 (14.89%) Banking
12 7 (14.89%) Front Office
12 7 (14.89%) UNIX
12 7 (14.89%) OOP
12 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
13 6 (12.77%) SOA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (17.02%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.26%) GemFire
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.26%) KDB
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) NCrunch
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) HTML
3 14 (29.79%) CSS
4 12 (25.53%) Spring
5 10 (21.28%) jQuery
5 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
5 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.02%) XML
7 6 (12.77%) HTML5
8 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.51%) J2EE
9 4 (8.51%) XSLT
9 4 (8.51%) XHTML
9 4 (8.51%) MooTools
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.38%) JSF
10 3 (6.38%) JSP
10 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Equities
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.13%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) MVC
1 9 (19.15%) Web Development
2 8 (17.02%) Content Management
2 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 7 (14.89%) OOP
3 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.77%) SOA
5 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.51%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) ETL
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
7 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) Groovy
8 2 (4.26%) VBA
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Jython
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Sybase
3 3 (6.38%) Sencha
4 2 (4.26%) StreamBase
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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