The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.49% 13.92% 9.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.59% 15.28% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
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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
87 216 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 88.78% 91.14% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 56
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £131 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 21
Average hourly rate £15.70 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.52% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.14 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (40.43%) HTML
5 18 (38.30%) SharePoint
6 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
7 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
8 14 (29.79%) CSS
8 14 (29.79%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) Web Services
9 12 (25.53%) jQuery
10 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.28%) OO
10 10 (21.28%) MVC
11 9 (19.15%) Lotus
11 9 (19.15%) IBM Notes
11 9 (19.15%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (12.77%) SOA
14 6 (12.77%) Intranet
15 5 (10.64%) Finance
15 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.64%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (10.64%) XML
15 5 (10.64%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (38.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.15%) IBM Notes
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (10.64%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.13%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Intranet
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.13%) SQLite
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Toad
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) PVCS
4 1 (2.13%) LSMW
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) Web Services
5 12 (25.53%) jQuery
6 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.64%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.51%) CAML
8 4 (8.51%) REST
8 4 (8.51%) XSLT
9 3 (6.38%) WCF
9 3 (6.38%) HTML5
10 2 (4.26%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) JSON
10 2 (4.26%) J2EE
11 1 (2.13%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (2.13%) BAPI
11 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Kindle
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) OO
1 10 (21.28%) MVC
2 6 (12.77%) SOA
3 5 (10.64%) OOP
3 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.51%) Document Management
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.26%) Android Development
6 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.13%) Web Design
7 1 (2.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.13%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) SAPscript
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) ABAP
8 1 (2.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.38%) MCSD
2 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.13%) OCPJP
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Lotus
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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