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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 58 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 74 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.66% 0.57% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 0.61% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 12
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£375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £296 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £385 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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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
2587 2305 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.06% 93.28% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1106 1163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 30 £375 +29.31% 18
Edinburgh +19 25 £375 - 7
Stirling +2 14 £375 -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (56.14%) Java
2 43 (37.72%) XML
3 41 (35.96%) SQL
4 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (26.32%) HTML
6 27 (23.68%) .NET
7 25 (21.93%) C#
8 24 (21.05%) Finance
9 23 (20.18%) CSS
9 23 (20.18%) Spring
10 22 (19.30%) Hibernate
11 21 (18.42%) JBoss
11 21 (18.42%) SOA
11 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 20 (17.54%) Oracle
12 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
13 18 (15.79%) jQuery
14 17 (14.91%) TDD
14 17 (14.91%) OO
15 16 (14.04%) Web Services
15 16 (14.04%) XSLT
15 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
15 16 (14.04%) Front Office
16 15 (13.16%) Java EE
17 14 (12.28%) JSF
17 14 (12.28%) MVC
17 14 (12.28%) HTTP
17 14 (12.28%) J2EE
18 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
18 13 (11.40%) Banking

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (5.26%) Apache
1 6 (5.26%) CMS
2 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.75%) GemFire
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.88%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.75%) KDB
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.88%) DB2
10 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.26%) Maven
3 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
4 3 (2.63%) Ant
5 2 (1.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.75%) CppUnit
5 2 (1.75%) JProfiler
5 2 (1.75%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.88%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.88%) CodeRush
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Front Office
3 13 (11.40%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.72%) XML
2 30 (26.32%) HTML
3 27 (23.68%) .NET
4 23 (20.18%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) Spring
5 22 (19.30%) Hibernate
6 18 (15.79%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) Web Services
7 16 (14.04%) XSLT
7 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
8 15 (13.16%) Java EE
9 14 (12.28%) JSF
9 14 (12.28%) J2EE
10 12 (10.53%) Apache CXF
10 12 (10.53%) JSP
10 12 (10.53%) SOAP
11 8 (7.02%) Java SE
11 8 (7.02%) HTML5
12 7 (6.14%) JPA
12 7 (6.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Derivative
2 6 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Equities
4 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) User Experience
5 3 (2.63%) Open Source
6 2 (1.75%) Clustering
6 2 (1.75%) iPhone
6 2 (1.75%) DataPower
6 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.88%) SCORM
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) UNIX
2 6 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) SOA
3 17 (14.91%) TDD
3 17 (14.91%) OO
4 14 (12.28%) MVC
5 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.53%) Web Development
7 10 (8.77%) Scrum
7 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.77%) Multithreading
8 8 (7.02%) UML
8 8 (7.02%) OOP
8 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.26%) Project Management
10 6 (5.26%) Functional Programming
11 5 (4.39%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.39%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.39%) Use Case
11 5 (4.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) Java
2 41 (35.96%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) C#
4 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.89%) C++
7 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.26%) Clojure
10 5 (4.39%) Scala
11 4 (3.51%) VBA
11 4 (3.51%) Haskell
12 2 (1.75%) Perl
12 2 (1.75%) VB
12 2 (1.75%) Python
12 2 (1.75%) Lisp
12 2 (1.75%) Groovy
12 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) JBoss
2 20 (17.54%) Oracle
3 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.77%) Sybase
5 4 (3.51%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Sencha
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.75%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.75%) StreamBase
7 2 (1.75%) Kony
8 1 (0.88%) Nintex
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.88%) Kofax
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
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