The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Aberdeen region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 15 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.85% 26.92% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 28.00% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £369 £490 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +13.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.15% 96.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 14
Median daily rate £288 £490 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.32% +48.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Aberdeen region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Aberdeen region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Intranet
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) ADO
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) EAM
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) OpenText