Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 39 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.52% 1.41% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.50% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 18
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £341 £322 £233
90th Percentile £438 £391 £438
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -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 1,483 1,068 1,176
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 94.35% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 567 659
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £210 £188
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -46.71% +57.08%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.50 £13.56
90th Percentile £35.50 £42.88 £38.92
Scotland median hourly rate £16.63 £17.32 £30.10
% change year-on-year -3.98% -42.46% +64.95%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 15 (38.46%) REST
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) Java
9 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) MVC
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) RESTful
11 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (15.38%) Microservices
12 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 6 (15.38%) Spring
13 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
13 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (12.82%) CRM
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle
13 5 (12.82%) Power BI
13 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
13 5 (12.82%) Service Design
13 5 (12.82%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (12.82%) Java 8

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 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) Power BI
4 4 (10.26%) Big Data
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Zeppelin
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.56%) KDB
7 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.56%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.56%) QlikView
7 1 (2.56%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Mockito
4 3 (7.69%) Xcode
5 2 (5.13%) Grunt
5 2 (5.13%) gulp
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) GitLab
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) REST
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 8 (20.51%) RESTful
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.38%) Spring
7 4 (10.26%) Angular 2
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) Spring Boot
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.69%) Node.js
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
9 2 (5.13%) Express
9 2 (5.13%) Java EE
9 2 (5.13%) Redux
9 2 (5.13%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Microservices
5 5 (12.82%) CRM
5 5 (12.82%) Service Design
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Case Management
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) API Development
7 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Kanban
8 2 (5.13%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) Java 8
6 4 (10.26%) Python
7 3 (7.69%) Apple Swift
7 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.69%) Scala
7 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCAD
2 1 (2.56%) MCSD
2 1 (2.56%) MCTS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Sybase
4 2 (5.13%) Nintex
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Capita
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce