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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 57 110 84
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 77 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 0.40% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 0.43% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 10
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£375 £330 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
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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
2594 2326 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.65% 93.41% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1124 1138
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 £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 85 120
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.70 £40.20
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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 +10 29 £400 +33.33% 17
Edinburgh +31 28 £375 - 8
Stirling - 13 £375 -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 65 (55.56%) Java
2 45 (38.46%) XML
3 41 (35.04%) SQL
4 35 (29.91%) HTML
5 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (23.08%) CSS
7 26 (22.22%) .NET
7 26 (22.22%) Spring
8 25 (21.37%) C#
8 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
9 23 (19.66%) jQuery
10 21 (17.95%) JBoss
10 21 (17.95%) Finance
10 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
11 20 (17.09%) SOA
11 20 (17.09%) Oracle
12 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.24%) TDD
13 17 (14.53%) Java EE
13 17 (14.53%) OO
14 16 (13.68%) J2EE
14 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
14 16 (13.68%) MVC
15 15 (12.82%) Front Office
15 15 (12.82%) HTTP
15 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
15 15 (12.82%) Web Services
15 15 (12.82%) XSLT
16 14 (11.97%) JSP
16 14 (11.97%) JSF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.13%) Apache
2 5 (4.27%) CMS
3 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) GemFire
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.71%) KDB
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.85%) DB2
10 1 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.85%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.98%) Maven
3 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) JUnit
3 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.56%) Ant
4 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
4 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.56%) RSpec
5 2 (1.71%) JProfiler
5 2 (1.71%) GoogleTest
5 2 (1.71%) CppUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Front Office
3 11 (9.40%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.46%) XML
2 35 (29.91%) HTML
3 27 (23.08%) CSS
4 26 (22.22%) .NET
4 26 (22.22%) Spring
5 23 (19.66%) jQuery
6 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
7 17 (14.53%) Java EE
8 16 (13.68%) J2EE
8 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
9 15 (12.82%) Web Services
9 15 (12.82%) XSLT
10 14 (11.97%) JSP
10 14 (11.97%) JSF
11 13 (11.11%) SOAP
12 12 (10.26%) Apache CXF
13 9 (7.69%) HTML5
14 8 (6.84%) Java SE
15 7 (5.98%) STL
15 7 (5.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Derivative
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) Equities
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) DataPower
6 2 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) SCORM
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) UNIX
2 6 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (2.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.09%) SOA
3 19 (16.24%) TDD
4 17 (14.53%) OO
5 16 (13.68%) MVC
6 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.40%) Web Development
8 10 (8.55%) Scrum
9 9 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.84%) OOP
11 7 (5.98%) UML
11 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.13%) Functional Programming
12 6 (5.13%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.13%) Web Design
13 5 (4.27%) Project Management
13 5 (4.27%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.27%) BDD
14 4 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) Java
2 41 (35.04%) SQL
3 25 (21.37%) C#
3 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.69%) C++
6 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.13%) Clojure
7 6 (5.13%) Scala
7 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.42%) Haskell
9 3 (2.56%) VBA
9 3 (2.56%) Ruby
9 3 (2.56%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.71%) Groovy
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.71%) Perl
10 2 (1.71%) VB
10 2 (1.71%) Python
10 2 (1.71%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) JBoss
2 20 (17.09%) Oracle
3 10 (8.55%) Sybase
3 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.42%) Google
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.56%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) Sencha
6 2 (1.71%) StreamBase
6 2 (1.71%) Kony
6 2 (1.71%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.71%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Kofax
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.85%) Nintex
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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