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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 38 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.79% 2.88% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 3.07% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
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
821 651 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.26% 93.67% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 361 464
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 17
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.09% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 45 (64.29%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) Finance
3 35 (50.00%) Banking
4 29 (41.43%) SQL
5 26 (37.14%) Sybase
6 24 (34.29%) Spring
7 21 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (28.57%) .NET
9 19 (27.14%) C#
10 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.71%) Front Office
11 17 (24.29%) Hibernate
12 16 (22.86%) XML
13 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
14 14 (20.00%) Linux
14 14 (20.00%) RDBMS
15 13 (18.57%) Web Services
16 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (15.71%) UNIX
17 11 (15.71%) JMS
18 10 (14.29%) OOD
18 10 (14.29%) OO
18 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
18 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
18 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (12.86%) JUnit
19 9 (12.86%) C++
19 9 (12.86%) HTML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.29%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.86%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) WordPress
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.43%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 14 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (11.43%) DB2
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.71%) Big Data
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) SQLite
9 1 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) JUnit
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.14%) Hudson
3 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.86%) NUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.43%) QUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
General
1 37 (52.86%) Finance
2 35 (50.00%) Banking
3 21 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 18 (25.71%) Front Office
5 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) Spring
2 20 (28.57%) .NET
3 17 (24.29%) Hibernate
4 16 (22.86%) XML
5 13 (18.57%) Web Services
6 11 (15.71%) JMS
7 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.86%) HTML
8 9 (12.86%) J2SE
9 8 (11.43%) WPF
10 6 (8.57%) CSS
10 6 (8.57%) STL
10 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.14%) JSON
12 4 (5.71%) SOAP
12 4 (5.71%) XSLT
12 4 (5.71%) jQuery
12 4 (5.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.86%) Social Network
2 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) iPhone
3 1 (1.43%) Open Source
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Animation
3 1 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) OOD
2 10 (14.29%) OO
2 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.00%) Scrum
4 7 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 7 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 6 (8.57%) BDD
5 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.14%) TDD
6 5 (7.14%) Kanban
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.29%) MVVM
8 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Web Development
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
9 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.14%) C#
5 9 (12.86%) C++
6 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.71%) Perl
8 4 (5.71%) Scala
9 2 (2.86%) VBA
9 2 (2.86%) XPath
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Sybase
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Cognos
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat