Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.37% 1.49% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.56% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 26
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £323 £348 £229
90th Percentile £459 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -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 1,704 1,279 1,220
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.16% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 677 677
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £246 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 17
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.43 £20.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.64% +48.21% -55.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.90 £9.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £38.90
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -32.96% +21.95% +7.89%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
3 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 14 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.95%) C#
6 12 (28.57%) HTML
7 11 (26.19%) REST
8 10 (23.81%) MVC
9 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
11 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.67%) Python
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
11 7 (16.67%) Spring
11 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (14.29%) CRM
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 6 (14.29%) Power BI
12 6 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (14.29%) Java 8
13 5 (11.90%) Case Management
13 5 (11.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

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 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Power BI
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Zeppelin
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Impala
5 1 (2.38%) KDB
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) Mockito
4 3 (7.14%) Xcode
5 2 (4.76%) Grunt
5 2 (4.76%) gulp
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) webpack
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) GitLab
6 1 (2.38%) Gradle
6 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
1 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) REST
4 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 8 (19.05%) CSS
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (16.67%) Spring
7 5 (11.90%) RESTful
8 4 (9.52%) Angular 2
8 4 (9.52%) Redux
8 4 (9.52%) Spring Boot
9 3 (7.14%) Node.js
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.76%) J2EE
10 2 (4.76%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) MVC
3 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (11.90%) Case Management
5 5 (11.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) C#
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (14.29%) Java 8
7 5 (11.90%) Apex Code
7 5 (11.90%) Scala
8 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
8 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.76%) ES6
9 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.38%) Perl
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Perforce
5 1 (2.38%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.38%) VMware