Period
to 30 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 83 74
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 23 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.22% 1.57% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.65% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 26
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £286 £396 £343
90th Percentile £475 £485 £438
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 757 1,395 1,502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 95.16% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 863 887
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +4.73%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +15.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.16 £35.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +15.38% +17.26% -7.61%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020, 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 12 (66.67%) Azure
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) Docker
6 5 (27.78%) Vue.js
7 4 (22.22%) Microservices
7 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) AWS
8 3 (16.67%) PaaS
8 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
8 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
8 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (16.67%) TypeScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) AWS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Slack
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Functions
4 1 (5.56%) GCP
4 1 (5.56%) GitHub
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) ProC
General
1 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) Vue.js
3 3 (16.67%) Apollo GraphQL
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) GraphQL
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
3 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) React
3 3 (16.67%) WSDL
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 2 (11.11%) Flask
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Microservices
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Runbook
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) API Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Google