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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 118 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £438 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £550 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +46.66%
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
1877 2679 2685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 93.54% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1394 1443
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 47 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £19.02 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £438 -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) iBATIS
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics

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 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) iBATIS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica