The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 108 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 2.04% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.13% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 24
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Senior Developer
UK

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
2689 2858 2442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 95.55% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1493 1367
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 96 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 27 £375 -9.09% 12
Glasgow -18 15 £363 -9.37% 13
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 40 (54.05%) Java
2 34 (45.95%) SQL
3 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 24 (32.43%) HTML
6 22 (29.73%) CSS
6 22 (29.73%) Linux
7 20 (27.03%) XML
7 20 (27.03%) AngularJS
8 18 (24.32%) Subversion
8 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
8 18 (24.32%) Perl
9 16 (21.62%) Python
9 16 (21.62%) OOD
9 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (21.62%) jQuery
9 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
10 15 (20.27%) NoSQL
10 15 (20.27%) Finance
11 14 (18.92%) OO
11 14 (18.92%) Unix
11 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
11 14 (18.92%) Spring
12 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
12 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
12 13 (17.57%) Sass
13 12 (16.22%) Node.js
13 12 (16.22%) JBoss
13 12 (16.22%) JMS
13 12 (16.22%) MVC

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.22%) JBoss
1 12 (16.22%) Node.js
2 2 (2.70%) GeoServer
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) NoSQL
2 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
3 10 (13.51%) DB2
4 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.41%) GIS
7 3 (4.05%) MS Access
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.70%) Big Data
8 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.70%) QGIS
8 2 (2.70%) QlikView
9 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Subversion
2 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
4 11 (14.86%) Hudson
5 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
5 9 (12.16%) JUnit
6 7 (9.46%) Bower
7 6 (8.11%) Maven
8 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.70%) DBeaver
9 2 (2.70%) Grunt
9 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.70%) JProfiler
9 2 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.70%) Xcode
10 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.35%) jMock
10 1 (1.35%) Mockito
10 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Front Office
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) International Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
3 20 (27.03%) AngularJS
3 20 (27.03%) XML
4 16 (21.62%) jQuery
5 14 (18.92%) Spring
6 13 (17.57%) Sass
7 12 (16.22%) JMS
8 9 (12.16%) Flask
8 9 (12.16%) Hibernate
8 9 (12.16%) Java EE
9 8 (10.81%) Drools
9 8 (10.81%) J2SE
9 8 (10.81%) Web Services
9 8 (10.81%) XSLT
10 7 (9.46%) .NET
10 7 (9.46%) JSON
11 6 (8.11%) jBPM
11 6 (8.11%) RESTful
11 6 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Animation
2 4 (5.41%) Apple TV
2 4 (5.41%) iPad
2 4 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.70%) iSeries
3 2 (2.70%) Photography
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) Tandem
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 14 (18.92%) Unix
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
3 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (21.62%) OOD
3 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.92%) OO
5 12 (16.22%) Front End Development
5 12 (16.22%) MVC
5 12 (16.22%) TDD
6 10 (13.51%) Scrum
6 10 (13.51%) SDLC
7 8 (10.81%) BDD
7 8 (10.81%) SOA
8 7 (9.46%) Kanban
8 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.76%) Investment Management
9 5 (6.76%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.76%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) Java
2 34 (45.95%) SQL
3 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.32%) Perl
5 16 (21.62%) Python
6 10 (13.51%) CoffeeScript
6 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 7 (9.46%) C#
8 6 (8.11%) VBA
9 5 (6.76%) Apple Swift
9 5 (6.76%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.41%) C
11 2 (2.70%) AspectJ
11 2 (2.70%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.35%) JCL
12 1 (1.35%) RPG IV
12 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) VMware
2 10 (13.51%) Sybase
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) Cognos
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Pega
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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