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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 88 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 2.16% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.31% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 39
Median daily rate £400 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £339 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £598 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
1858 2638 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 93.31% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1386 1449
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 22 £413 +7.14% 11
Glasgow 0 9 £360 -20.00% 7
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (54.10%) Java
3 26 (42.62%) HTML
4 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
5 24 (39.34%) AngularJS
6 22 (36.07%) CSS
6 22 (36.07%) TDD
7 21 (34.43%) Scrum
8 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (31.15%) Web Services
10 17 (27.87%) .NET
10 17 (27.87%) Spring
10 17 (27.87%) jQuery
11 15 (24.59%) RESTful
11 15 (24.59%) HTML5
11 15 (24.59%) MVC
12 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
12 14 (22.95%) SQL
12 14 (22.95%) CSS3
13 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
13 13 (21.31%) JBoss
13 13 (21.31%) Maven
14 12 (19.67%) Finance
14 12 (19.67%) C#
15 11 (18.03%) XML
15 11 (18.03%) Subversion
15 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
16 10 (16.39%) SOA
16 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
16 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 13 (21.31%) JBoss
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) GitHub
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SSH
1 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Maven
2 11 (18.03%) Subversion
3 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.56%) Gradle
6 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.56%) YouTrack
7 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.92%) git-flow
7 3 (4.92%) GitLab
8 2 (3.28%) Android Studio
8 2 (3.28%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) Bower
9 1 (1.64%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) HTML
2 24 (39.34%) AngularJS
3 22 (36.07%) CSS
4 19 (31.15%) Web Services
5 17 (27.87%) .NET
5 17 (27.87%) jQuery
5 17 (27.87%) Spring
6 15 (24.59%) HTML5
6 15 (24.59%) RESTful
7 14 (22.95%) CSS3
7 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.03%) XML
10 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (14.75%) SOAP
12 8 (13.11%) Java EE
13 7 (11.48%) JPA
13 7 (11.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) iSeries
3 1 (1.64%) LIMS
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) Social Network
3 1 (1.64%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.64%) Tandem
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Unix
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) TDD
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.59%) MVC
6 10 (16.39%) SOA
6 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Front End Development
7 8 (13.11%) OO
8 7 (11.48%) BDD
9 6 (9.84%) DevOps
9 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.20%) Kanban
10 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 5 (8.20%) Web Development
11 4 (6.56%) OOD
11 4 (6.56%) Open Source
11 4 (6.56%) Open Source Development
12 3 (4.92%) Coaching
12 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 12 (19.67%) C#
5 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) ES6
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) VBA
8 2 (3.28%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.28%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) JCL
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.64%) GMP
2 1 (1.64%) ISO13485
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) ForgeRock
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Telerik
4 2 (3.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) Axway
5 1 (1.64%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.64%) Progress
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
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Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago