The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 17 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.52% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 188 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.96% 92.16% 88.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 81 91
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £44.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Applications Developer
Scotland

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Aberdeen region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WF
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss