The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank - 121 118
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
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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
2656 2362 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.96% 92.27% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1322 1095
Average daily rate £360 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Facelets
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Facelets
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle