The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank - 138 127
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Programmer
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
2069 3073 2628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.17% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1588 1414
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Scotland region.

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Scotland region.

Senior Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) CoffeeScript
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Bower
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Perl

Senior Programmer 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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Bower
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Hudson
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Flask
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Drools
3 1 (25.00%) jBPM
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) RichFaces
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) CoffeeScript
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle