The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 76 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.72% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
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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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1394 1107 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.74% 91.26% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 583 396
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 4 (22.22%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) Android SDK
5 4 (22.22%) Android Development
5 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
6 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) GPRS
1 1 (5.56%) PSTN
1 1 (5.56%) PPP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) QUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) Android SDK
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.11%) D3.js
6 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Android Development
1 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) EAI
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VBA
7 1 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) VBScript
7 1 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle