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 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
Application Developer
Rank 88 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.47% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.49% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£256 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
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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 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
1500 1214 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.40% 94.84% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 704 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Zend

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) D3.js
4 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) RAD
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Zend