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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 63 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 67 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 2.01% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.17% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 25
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£405 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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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
2836 2444 2243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.75% 92.47% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 1288 1105
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 65 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% +12.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +5 32 £440 +41.93% 7
Stirling - 12 £415 -
Edinburgh -17 10 £404 +4.87% 9
Fife - 1 - -
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 90 (64.75%) Java
2 61 (43.88%) Finance
3 53 (38.13%) Spring
4 51 (36.69%) SQL
5 50 (35.97%) Banking
6 45 (32.37%) Web Services
7 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
7 37 (26.62%) Hibernate
8 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (22.30%) XML
10 29 (20.86%) JMS
11 28 (20.14%) HTML
11 28 (20.14%) .NET
12 27 (19.42%) Investment Banking
13 23 (16.55%) C#
14 21 (15.11%) Sybase
14 21 (15.11%) CSS
14 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
15 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.39%) RDBMS
16 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET
16 18 (12.95%) TDD
16 18 (12.95%) JPA
17 16 (11.51%) Front Office
17 16 (11.51%) Oracle
17 16 (11.51%) Linux
18 15 (10.79%) jQuery
19 14 (10.07%) RESTful
19 14 (10.07%) OOD
19 14 (10.07%) Maven

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (7.19%) JBoss
2 7 (5.04%) Umbraco
2 7 (5.04%) CMS
3 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.16%) WordPress
4 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.44%) FileNet
5 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) IaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.39%) RDBMS
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.60%) DB2
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.16%) IDOL
6 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.44%) Datomic
8 1 (0.72%) Big Data
8 1 (0.72%) SQLite
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Maven
2 11 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.19%) Selenium
4 9 (6.47%) JIRA
4 9 (6.47%) Hudson
4 9 (6.47%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.47%) JUnit
5 8 (5.76%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.04%) WebDriver
6 7 (5.04%) Artifactory
6 7 (5.04%) Subversion
6 7 (5.04%) Ant
7 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.44%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.44%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.72%) Mockito
10 1 (0.72%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.72%) Appium
General
1 61 (43.88%) Finance
2 50 (35.97%) Banking
3 27 (19.42%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.51%) Front Office
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.13%) Spring
2 45 (32.37%) Web Services
3 37 (26.62%) Hibernate
4 31 (22.30%) XML
5 29 (20.86%) JMS
6 28 (20.14%) HTML
6 28 (20.14%) .NET
7 21 (15.11%) CSS
8 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET
8 18 (12.95%) JPA
9 15 (10.79%) jQuery
10 14 (10.07%) RESTful
11 12 (8.63%) Java EE
12 11 (7.91%) SOAP
13 10 (7.19%) JSP
14 9 (6.47%) AngularJS
15 8 (5.76%) JSON
16 7 (5.04%) .NET Framework
16 7 (5.04%) Ajax
16 7 (5.04%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.60%) Open Source
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.88%) Animation
4 4 (2.88%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.88%) Social Network
4 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.51%) Linux
2 10 (7.19%) UNIX
3 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.16%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.95%) TDD
3 14 (10.07%) OOD
4 12 (8.63%) Unit Testing
5 11 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (7.91%) Multithreading
5 11 (7.91%) BDD
5 11 (7.91%) OO
6 10 (7.19%) Scrum
7 6 (4.32%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.32%) SOA
7 6 (4.32%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.60%) Kanban
8 5 (3.60%) Web Development
8 5 (3.60%) MVC
9 4 (2.88%) Project Management
9 4 (2.88%) Content Management
9 4 (2.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (64.75%) Java
2 51 (36.69%) SQL
3 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.55%) C#
5 13 (9.35%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.19%) C++
6 10 (7.19%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.88%) VBA
7 4 (2.88%) Perl
7 4 (2.88%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.88%) XPath
8 2 (1.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.44%) Clojure
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) PHP5
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) Sybase
2 16 (11.51%) Oracle
3 6 (4.32%) IBM
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.16%) Adobe
4 3 (2.16%) Cognos
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) Teradata
5 1 (0.72%) Sun
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
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