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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.51% 18.93% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.62% 20.42% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 3
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 191 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.87% 92.72% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 88
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 £130 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 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 £43.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 13 (39.39%) SharePoint
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 5 (15.15%) NServiceBus
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) MVC
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) HTML
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.12%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) WCF
10 4 (12.12%) Ajax
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
11 3 (9.09%) Degree
11 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (9.09%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (39.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (15.15%) NServiceBus
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
3 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) WCF
4 4 (12.12%) Ajax
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) XHTML
6 2 (6.06%) XSL
6 2 (6.06%) XSLT
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) MDX
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
6 2 (6.06%) WF
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) OO
1 5 (15.15%) MVC
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) OOP
3 3 (9.09%) ERP
3 3 (9.09%) Workflow
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Use Case
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
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