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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 8 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 16.33% 12.17% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.02% 12.28% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -19.35%
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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
47 114 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 95.92% 99.13% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 25
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Spring
2 16 (94.12%) Hibernate
3 11 (64.71%) JPA
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) RDBMS
4 10 (58.82%) Relational Database
5 9 (52.94%) JMS
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
8 5 (29.41%) Spring Integration
9 4 (23.53%) Front Office
9 4 (23.53%) FileNet
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 3 (17.65%) Dojo
10 3 (17.65%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (17.65%) HTML5
11 2 (11.76%) Drools
11 2 (11.76%) RESTful
11 2 (11.76%) JSP
11 2 (11.76%) Servlets
11 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
11 2 (11.76%) Workflow
12 1 (5.88%) WSDL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (23.53%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) RDBMS
1 10 (58.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Front Office
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Spring
2 16 (94.12%) Hibernate
3 11 (64.71%) JPA
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) JMS
5 5 (29.41%) Spring Integration
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) Dojo
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) JSP
7 2 (11.76%) Servlets
7 2 (11.76%) Drools
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
8 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM