The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 14.29% 41.18% 65.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 46.67% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee 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
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 71.43% 88.24% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Developer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) API Development
5 1 (20.00%) API Design
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB