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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 44.00% 25.00% 46.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.00% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +27.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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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 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
50 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 100.00% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Average daily rate £348 £325 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +124.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 10 (43.48%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) Struts
5 8 (34.78%) Java EE
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) GWT
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (8.70%) Charles River
10 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.70%) SOAP
10 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (4.35%) REST
11 1 (4.35%) XSLT
11 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
11 1 (4.35%) Scrum
11 1 (4.35%) Back Office
11 1 (4.35%) Spring
11 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) jQuery
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) Struts
3 8 (34.78%) Java EE
4 4 (17.39%) GWT
5 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) BPEL
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Charles River