Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 67 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 1.79% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.88% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 13
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.73% +17.86%
10th Percentile £356 £248 £271
90th Percentile £550 £438 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £381 £401
% change year-on-year +4.92% -4.81% +6.80%
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 1257 1062 1631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 95.08% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 569 846
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £211 £213
90th Percentile £500 £464 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) RxJS
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) Gradle
5 4 (20.00%) React
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) Maven
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) Redux
6 3 (15.00%) Sybase
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Python

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 1 (5.00%) GeoServer
1 1 (5.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) npm
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) GIS
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Gradle
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.00%) Mocha
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) PhantomJS
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) React
3 4 (20.00%) Redux
3 4 (20.00%) RxJS
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 3 (15.00%) lodash
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) API Design
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) ES6
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) OpenLink
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Sybase
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Perforce
2 2 (10.00%) VMware