The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.22% 3.23% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.92% 3.55% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 169 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.85% 90.86% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 40 (80.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) C#
3 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (34.00%) HTML
5 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
6 15 (30.00%) CSS
7 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (26.00%) jQuery
9 12 (24.00%) SQL
10 10 (20.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) MVC
11 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.00%) XML
12 8 (16.00%) OO
12 8 (16.00%) Oracle
13 7 (14.00%) Java
13 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
13 7 (14.00%) OOP
13 7 (14.00%) Lotus
14 6 (12.00%) Finance
14 6 (12.00%) Windows
14 6 (12.00%) XSLT
14 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (10.00%) NServiceBus
15 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
15 5 (10.00%) Intranet

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (10.00%) NServiceBus
5 3 (6.00%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQLite
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Toad
4 1 (2.00%) LSMW
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.00%) PVCS
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) HTML
3 15 (30.00%) CSS
4 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (26.00%) jQuery
6 10 (20.00%) Web Services
7 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.00%) XML
9 6 (12.00%) XSLT
10 5 (10.00%) Ajax
10 5 (10.00%) WCF
10 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (8.00%) CAML
12 3 (6.00%) HTML5
12 3 (6.00%) WPF
13 2 (4.00%) WF
13 2 (4.00%) LINQ
13 2 (4.00%) MDX
13 2 (4.00%) CSS3
13 2 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Kindle
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) MVC
2 8 (16.00%) OO
3 7 (14.00%) OOP
4 4 (8.00%) Document Management
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Android Development
6 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.00%) System Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.00%) Customer Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.00%) Data Management
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) SAPscript
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) MCSD
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) Lotus
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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