The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 78
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 38 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.29% 2.81% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.94% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £338 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1174 1292 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.07% 95.70% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2148 2459 2604
Median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 41
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £52.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) HTML
4 18 (36.73%) AngularJS
5 15 (30.61%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) CSS
6 13 (26.53%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (24.49%) jQuery
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
7 12 (24.49%) MVC
7 12 (24.49%) Scrum
8 11 (22.45%) TDD
8 11 (22.45%) Spring
9 10 (20.41%) Oracle
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
10 9 (18.37%) HTML5
10 9 (18.37%) React
11 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
11 8 (16.33%) Node.js
11 8 (16.33%) Web Development
11 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
11 8 (16.33%) XML
12 7 (14.29%) SOAP
12 7 (14.29%) C#
12 7 (14.29%) Banking
12 7 (14.29%) Git (software)

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) Apache
1 4 (8.16%) CMS
1 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) IaaS
2 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
5 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.12%) Data Mart
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.08%) GIS
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.08%) Redis
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Maven
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) Ant
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) Bower
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Gradle
6 2 (4.08%) Hudson
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.08%) Mocha
6 2 (4.08%) Mockito
6 2 (4.08%) PhantomJS
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) webpack
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) AngularJS
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
3 15 (30.61%) CSS
4 12 (24.49%) jQuery
5 11 (22.45%) Spring
6 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 9 (18.37%) React
7 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (16.33%) Node.js
7 8 (16.33%) XML
8 7 (14.29%) SOAP
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.24%) JSON
9 6 (12.24%) RESTful
9 6 (12.24%) Sass
10 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.20%) J2EE
10 5 (10.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.49%) MVC
3 12 (24.49%) Scrum
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) Web Development
6 6 (12.24%) BDD
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (12.24%) Kanban
6 6 (12.24%) SDLC
7 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Microservices
8 4 (8.16%) SOA
8 4 (8.16%) Use Case
9 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (8.16%) ES6
7 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Vermilion
4 2 (4.08%) Cognos
4 2 (4.08%) Tableau
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Avaya
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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