The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 82 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 51 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 1.67% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.81% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 7
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£388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2958 2540 2310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.90% 92.23% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1325 1121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 56 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Scotland region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Scotland region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 18 £375 +3.09% 12
Edinburgh -4 17 £388 -3.12% 6
Stirling +2 8 £410 +9.40%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 84 (73.68%) Java
2 59 (51.75%) Spring
3 49 (42.98%) Finance
4 45 (39.47%) Hibernate
5 42 (36.84%) Banking
6 37 (32.46%) SQL
7 34 (29.82%) Investment Banking
8 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
9 30 (26.32%) Web Services
10 27 (23.68%) HTML
10 27 (23.68%) OO
11 24 (21.05%) JMS
12 23 (20.18%) Unit Testing
13 22 (19.30%) CSS
13 22 (19.30%) Front Office
14 21 (18.42%) Linux
14 21 (18.42%) JPA
14 21 (18.42%) Relational Database
15 20 (17.54%) Sybase
16 18 (15.79%) TDD
17 17 (14.91%) RDBMS
17 17 (14.91%) jQuery
18 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
18 15 (13.16%) .NET
18 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
19 14 (12.28%) UNIX
19 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
19 14 (12.28%) RESTful

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (9.65%) Node.js
2 9 (7.89%) JBoss
3 7 (6.14%) FileNet
4 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) CTI
1 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.91%) RDBMS
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.26%) DB2
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.39%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.75%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
7 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.40%) Hudson
3 12 (10.53%) Maven
4 9 (7.89%) JUnit
4 9 (7.89%) Subversion
5 7 (6.14%) JIRA
5 7 (6.14%) Selenium
6 6 (5.26%) gulp
6 6 (5.26%) Artifactory
6 6 (5.26%) Grunt
7 5 (4.39%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.51%) Ant
9 3 (2.63%) NUnit
9 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.75%) Bower
11 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (42.98%) Finance
2 42 (36.84%) Banking
3 34 (29.82%) Investment Banking
4 22 (19.30%) Front Office
5 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (51.75%) Spring
2 45 (39.47%) Hibernate
3 30 (26.32%) Web Services
4 27 (23.68%) HTML
5 24 (21.05%) JMS
6 22 (19.30%) CSS
7 21 (18.42%) JPA
8 17 (14.91%) jQuery
9 15 (13.16%) .NET
9 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 14 (12.28%) RESTful
11 13 (11.40%) XML
12 10 (8.77%) Sass
13 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
14 8 (7.02%) JSP
14 8 (7.02%) SOAP
14 8 (7.02%) Spring Integration
15 7 (6.14%) REST
15 7 (6.14%) J2EE
15 7 (6.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Animation
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 14 (12.28%) UNIX
3 4 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.68%) OO
3 23 (20.18%) Unit Testing
4 18 (15.79%) TDD
5 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.53%) OOD
7 10 (8.77%) Investment Management
8 9 (7.89%) BDD
8 9 (7.89%) Wealth Management
8 9 (7.89%) Scrum
9 8 (7.02%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.02%) Refactoring
9 8 (7.02%) Kanban
10 7 (6.14%) SDLC
11 6 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.39%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.39%) MVC
12 5 (4.39%) Workflow
13 4 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.68%) Java
2 37 (32.46%) SQL
3 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.40%) C#
5 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.39%) Python
6 5 (4.39%) C++
6 5 (4.39%) Perl
7 4 (3.51%) Scala
8 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Sybase
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) IBM
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) Teradata
6 1 (0.88%) hybris
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago