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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.53% 7.17% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.89% 7.92% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 5
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
90 202 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 84.91% 90.58% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 53
Average daily rate £310 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 32 (65.31%) C#
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
5 19 (38.78%) HTML
6 17 (34.69%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
8 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
9 14 (28.57%) CSS
9 14 (28.57%) Web Services
10 13 (26.53%) Oracle
11 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
11 12 (24.49%) jQuery
12 11 (22.45%) OO
13 10 (20.41%) Java
14 9 (18.37%) IBM Notes
14 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.37%) Lotus
14 9 (18.37%) MVC
15 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
15 8 (16.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (14.29%) Windows
16 7 (14.29%) OOP
16 7 (14.29%) XML
16 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
17 6 (12.24%) XSLT
17 6 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (12.24%) Intranet

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.37%) IBM Notes
3 8 (16.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (10.20%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Intranet
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.04%) SQLite
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) PVCS
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) LSMW
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
4 14 (28.57%) CSS
4 14 (28.57%) Web Services
5 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
5 12 (24.49%) jQuery
6 7 (14.29%) XML
7 6 (12.24%) XSLT
8 5 (10.20%) WCF
9 4 (8.16%) CAML
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.16%) REST
10 3 (6.12%) Ajax
11 2 (4.08%) MDX
11 2 (4.08%) XSL
11 2 (4.08%) HTML5
11 2 (4.08%) WF
12 1 (2.04%) LINQ
12 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Kindle
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) OO
2 9 (18.37%) MVC
3 7 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (10.20%) SOA
4 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Document Management
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Android Development
7 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.08%) ERP
8 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.04%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.16%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) ABAP
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) SAPscript
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSD
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.04%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Lotus
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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