The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 13 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.04% 4.00% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 4.00% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.90%
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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 Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
64 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 90.14% 100.00% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 26
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Clojure
5 7 (41.18%) Derivative
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) XSLT
5 7 (41.18%) OO
6 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (35.29%) Front Office
6 6 (35.29%) Java SE
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 6 (35.29%) Functional Programming
7 4 (23.53%) Haskell
7 4 (23.53%) Scala
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Lisp
9 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Datomic
10 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
10 1 (5.88%) AngularJS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Datomic
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 6 (35.29%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Spring
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) XSLT
3 6 (35.29%) Java SE
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) Struts
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Dojo
5 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Derivative
2 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Programming
3 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Clojure
4 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Haskell
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Lisp
8 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle