Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.04% 1.35% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.42% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 12
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -13.94% +6.45%
10th Percentile £353 £336 £264
90th Percentile £438 £376 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,128 987 1,352
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 95.27% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 509 730
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £254 £183 £188
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £15.89 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.60% -49.15% +82.64%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £36.50 £45.00 £52.31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Microservices
6 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) OpenLink
8 3 (12.50%) Endur
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Docker

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) InfoPath
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Gradle
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) LINQ
7 2 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Microservices
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Service Design
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCAD
1 1 (4.17%) MCSD
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) OpenLink
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Nintex
4 1 (4.17%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Perforce
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase