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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 11 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.26% - 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.38% - 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.44% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Senior Developer
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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
105 51 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 99.06% 100.00% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 52
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) XSLT
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Front Office
4 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (40.00%) Derivative
4 6 (40.00%) Java SE
4 6 (40.00%) Clojure
4 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (40.00%) Functional Programming
5 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (26.67%) Haskell
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Scala
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Lisp
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Subversion
9 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (6.67%) JIRA
9 1 (6.67%) QA
9 1 (6.67%) Time Management
9 1 (6.67%) Data Migration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) XML
1 9 (60.00%) XSLT
2 6 (40.00%) Java SE
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (40.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) Functional Programming
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Clojure
4 4 (26.67%) Haskell
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Lisp
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Nintex