The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Software Developer
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
2389 3038 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.18% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1530 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

Senior Software Developer 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++