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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 23 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.72% 2.88% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 3.09% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £303 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
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
802 711 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.69% 92.94% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 348 391
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.53% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £118.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 42 (66.67%) Java
2 35 (55.56%) Finance
3 32 (50.79%) Banking
4 26 (41.27%) Spring
4 26 (41.27%) SQL
5 25 (39.68%) Sybase
6 23 (36.51%) Investment Banking
7 19 (30.16%) Front Office
8 16 (25.40%) Hibernate
9 15 (23.81%) Linux
9 15 (23.81%) .NET
9 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.81%) C#
9 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.22%) UNIX
11 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
12 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
12 11 (17.46%) OO
12 11 (17.46%) XML
12 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
13 10 (15.87%) JMS
13 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
14 9 (14.29%) Investment Management
14 9 (14.29%) OOD
14 9 (14.29%) J2SE
14 9 (14.29%) JUnit
14 9 (14.29%) DB2
15 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
15 8 (12.70%) WPF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) CTI
2 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
4 9 (14.29%) DB2
5 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (6.35%) Big Data
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.59%) MS Access
10 1 (1.59%) SQLite
10 1 (1.59%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.94%) Subversion
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Hudson
4 4 (6.35%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.35%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) NUnit
5 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.59%) Ant
6 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.59%) QUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 32 (50.79%) Banking
3 23 (36.51%) Investment Banking
4 19 (30.16%) Front Office
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) Spring
2 16 (25.40%) Hibernate
3 15 (23.81%) .NET
4 11 (17.46%) XML
5 10 (15.87%) JMS
6 9 (14.29%) J2SE
7 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.70%) WPF
8 6 (9.52%) JSON
8 6 (9.52%) Web Services
9 5 (7.94%) HTML
9 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.35%) STL
10 4 (6.35%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.76%) LINQ
11 3 (4.76%) SOAP
11 3 (4.76%) XSLT
11 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Animation
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) OO
2 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 9 (14.29%) OOD
5 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) Wealth Management
6 6 (9.52%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Kanban
7 5 (7.94%) BDD
7 5 (7.94%) SDLC
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) MVVM
8 4 (6.35%) TDD
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) Java
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) Scala
5 4 (6.35%) Perl
6 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Sybase
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Cognos
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
4 1 (1.59%) IBM