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 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
Application Developer
Rank 69 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
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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
1133 1044 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 92.64% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 464 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) VBA
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (20.00%) EAI
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) QUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) D3.js
4 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) EAI
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VBA
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft