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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 33 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 34 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.25% 2.56% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 2.69% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £305 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £270 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
772 594 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.50% 94.89% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 289 466
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 26 (40.63%) .NET
3 26 (40.63%) Finance
4 23 (35.94%) Banking
4 23 (35.94%) C#
5 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
5 21 (32.81%) XML
6 20 (31.25%) Web Services
7 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
8 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.00%) Sybase
9 16 (25.00%) Spring
10 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
11 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
12 13 (20.31%) RDBMS
12 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
13 12 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
13 12 (18.75%) HTTP
13 12 (18.75%) C++
13 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 12 (18.75%) STL
14 11 (17.19%) CSS
14 11 (17.19%) JMS
15 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
15 10 (15.63%) Oracle
15 10 (15.63%) Multithreading
16 9 (14.06%) jQuery

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.69%) Tridion
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 13 (20.31%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.25%) DB2
6 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.69%) IDOL
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.56%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.56%) MS Access
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 23 (35.94%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Front Office
4 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.81%) Back Office
6 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) XML
3 20 (31.25%) Web Services
4 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
5 16 (25.00%) Spring
6 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 12 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (18.75%) STL
7 11 (17.19%) CSS
7 11 (17.19%) JMS
8 9 (14.06%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) HTML
9 8 (12.50%) SOAP
10 7 (10.94%) Servlets
11 6 (9.38%) Ajax
11 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.81%) JSP
12 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
13 4 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Social Network
1 4 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.69%) Market Risk
2 3 (4.69%) Open Source
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) DataPower
3 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Derivative
3 2 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) UNIX
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Multithreading
3 8 (12.50%) OO
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.38%) OOD
5 5 (7.81%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) Database Tuning
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) MVC
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Content Management
6 4 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (4.69%) TDD
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.69%) BDD
7 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 23 (35.94%) C#
4 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 12 (18.75%) C++
7 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.81%) XPath
9 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.13%) VBA
12 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.56%) XQuery
12 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Sybase
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Cognos
5 2 (3.13%) Kony
5 2 (3.13%) Yahoo!
5 2 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Teradata
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