The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 84 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 7
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£375 £375 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +7 23 £353 -6.00% 11
Edinburgh -4 18 £400 +3.22% 8
Stirling +2 6 £375 -
Fife - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 54 (55.67%) Java
2 30 (30.93%) SQL
3 27 (27.84%) HTML
3 27 (27.84%) Spring
4 23 (23.71%) CSS
4 23 (23.71%) XML
4 23 (23.71%) JBoss
4 23 (23.71%) Hibernate
5 19 (19.59%) Finance
5 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.59%) .NET
6 18 (18.56%) C#
7 16 (16.49%) Oracle
7 16 (16.49%) Web Services
7 16 (16.49%) Scrum
8 15 (15.46%) SOA
9 14 (14.43%) Linux
9 14 (14.43%) MVC
9 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.43%) Java EE
9 14 (14.43%) jQuery
10 13 (13.40%) Banking
10 13 (13.40%) HTML5
11 12 (12.37%) XSLT
11 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
12 11 (11.34%) J2EE
12 11 (11.34%) Web Development
13 10 (10.31%) JSF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.19%) CMS
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.06%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.06%) GemFire
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) LDAP
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
1 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.25%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.06%) KDB
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) DB2
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Subversion
2 6 (6.19%) Maven
3 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.12%) JUnit
5 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.06%) GoogleTest
6 2 (2.06%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.03%) CodeRush
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.03%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Front Office
4 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) HTML
1 27 (27.84%) Spring
2 23 (23.71%) CSS
2 23 (23.71%) XML
2 23 (23.71%) Hibernate
3 19 (19.59%) .NET
4 16 (16.49%) Web Services
5 14 (14.43%) Java EE
5 14 (14.43%) jQuery
6 13 (13.40%) HTML5
7 12 (12.37%) XSLT
7 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.34%) J2EE
9 10 (10.31%) JSF
9 10 (10.31%) CSS3
10 7 (7.22%) SOAP
10 7 (7.22%) JSP
10 7 (7.22%) JAAS
10 7 (7.22%) Apache CXF
11 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Equities
2 2 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.03%) SCORM
3 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.03%) iPhone
3 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) UNIX
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Scrum
2 15 (15.46%) SOA
3 14 (14.43%) MVC
3 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.34%) Web Development
5 10 (10.31%) Project Management
6 9 (9.28%) TDD
7 8 (8.25%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.22%) UML
8 7 (7.22%) OOP
8 7 (7.22%) Identity Management
8 7 (7.22%) BPMN
9 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.19%) Workflow
9 6 (6.19%) OO
10 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.15%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) Java
2 30 (30.93%) SQL
3 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) C#
5 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.09%) VBA
7 3 (3.09%) C++
7 3 (3.09%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) Python
8 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.06%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Jython
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) WCAG
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) JBoss
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) Sybase
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.09%) Sencha
7 2 (2.06%) Google
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe
7 2 (2.06%) StreamBase
8 1 (1.03%) Nintex
8 1 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) Informatica
8 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.03%) Twitter
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