The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 259 285 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.64% 16.85% 22.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.44% 17.67% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 172 166
Median daily rate £369 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -36.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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 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
1018 1613 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.86% 95.39% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 859 658
Median daily rate £400 £386 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 236 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (49.36%) Java
3 205 (43.99%) JavaScript
4 155 (33.26%) Scrum
5 129 (27.68%) HTML
6 128 (27.47%) SQL
7 123 (26.39%) Web Services
8 121 (25.97%) Python
9 101 (21.67%) TDD
10 98 (21.03%) Open Source
11 97 (20.82%) AngularJS
12 96 (20.60%) Maven
13 91 (19.53%) PostGIS
13 91 (19.53%) GeoServer
13 91 (19.53%) OpenLayers
14 86 (18.45%) GIS
15 85 (18.24%) ESRI
15 85 (18.24%) CSS
15 85 (18.24%) Leaflet
16 84 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (18.03%) Finance
17 81 (17.38%) JBoss
18 80 (17.17%) .NET
19 78 (16.74%) C#
20 73 (15.67%) XML
21 72 (15.45%) Oracle
22 70 (15.02%) JIRA
23 67 (14.38%) jQuery
23 67 (14.38%) Jenkins
24 62 (13.30%) Java EE

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 91 (19.53%) GeoServer
2 81 (17.38%) JBoss
3 12 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.36%) CMS
5 10 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.93%) Drupal
7 6 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.07%) Apache
8 5 (1.07%) SAS
8 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.64%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.64%) WordPress
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.21%) IIS
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.86%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Edge Animate
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.22%) Markit EDM
2 14 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.50%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.64%) iTunes
1 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.08%) HTTP
2 12 (2.58%) FTP
3 6 (1.29%) SSL
4 4 (0.86%) SSH
5 3 (0.64%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.45%) GIS
2 44 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 37 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 32 (6.87%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.43%) Spatial Data
6 14 (3.00%) QlikView
7 13 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.79%) MySQL
7 13 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.72%) MS Access
11 6 (1.29%) QGIS
12 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 96 (20.60%) Maven
2 70 (15.02%) JIRA
3 67 (14.38%) Jenkins
4 58 (12.45%) Gradle
5 57 (12.23%) Subversion
6 56 (12.02%) JBehave
7 55 (11.80%) Cucumber
8 44 (9.44%) Artifactory
9 40 (8.58%) Selenium
10 34 (7.30%) Eclipse
11 31 (6.65%) Git (software)
12 13 (2.79%) Bower
13 12 (2.58%) Hudson
14 11 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (2.15%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.15%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.72%) JUnit
17 7 (1.50%) Jasmine
18 5 (1.07%) GitLab
18 5 (1.07%) Xcode
General
1 84 (18.03%) Finance
2 19 (4.08%) Banking
3 15 (3.22%) Law
4 3 (0.64%) Marketing
4 3 (0.64%) Publishing
5 2 (0.43%) Advertising
5 2 (0.43%) Legal
5 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.21%) Electronics
6 1 (0.21%) International Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (27.68%) HTML
2 123 (26.39%) Web Services
3 97 (20.82%) AngularJS
4 91 (19.53%) OpenLayers
4 91 (19.53%) PostGIS
5 85 (18.24%) CSS
5 85 (18.24%) Leaflet
6 80 (17.17%) .NET
7 73 (15.67%) XML
8 67 (14.38%) jQuery
9 62 (13.30%) Java EE
9 62 (13.30%) SOAP
10 55 (11.80%) Hibernate
11 53 (11.37%) REST
12 48 (10.30%) JSF
13 41 (8.80%) ASP.NET
13 41 (8.80%) RESTful
14 40 (8.58%) Spring
14 40 (8.58%) XSLT
15 38 (8.15%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.23%) User Experience
2 15 (3.22%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.58%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.15%) iSeries
7 10 (2.15%) Tandem
8 9 (1.93%) iPad
9 7 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.07%) iPhone
10 5 (1.07%) Physics
11 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.86%) Fintech
11 4 (0.86%) Social Media
12 3 (0.64%) Applied Mathematics
12 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.43%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.94%) Unix
2 22 (4.72%) Windows
3 21 (4.51%) Linux
4 17 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.15%) Android
6 4 (0.86%) zOS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (33.26%) Scrum
3 101 (21.67%) TDD
4 98 (21.03%) Open Source
5 84 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (12.45%) SDLC
7 57 (12.23%) Web Development
8 53 (11.37%) BDD
9 52 (11.16%) SOA
10 41 (8.80%) MVC
11 37 (7.94%) Front End Development
12 33 (7.08%) ETL
13 30 (6.44%) Kanban
13 30 (6.44%) Unit Testing
14 29 (6.22%) Mentoring
15 28 (6.01%) Open Source Development
16 24 (5.15%) Coaching
16 24 (5.15%) OO
17 22 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (4.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 230 (49.36%) Java
2 205 (43.99%) JavaScript
3 128 (27.47%) SQL
4 121 (25.97%) Python
5 78 (16.74%) C#
6 37 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 19 (4.08%) PHP
8 17 (3.65%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.43%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (2.79%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.79%) Perl
11 11 (2.36%) ES6
11 11 (2.36%) JCL
12 10 (2.15%) VB
13 9 (1.93%) C
13 9 (1.93%) VBA
14 6 (1.29%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.29%) Delphi
15 5 (1.07%) C++
16 4 (0.86%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 45 (9.66%) Degree
2 7 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.21%) HNC
4 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.44%) WCAG
2 21 (4.51%) QA
3 10 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (2.36%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (1.29%) Docker
3 5 (1.07%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (10.52%) Ansible
2 5 (1.07%) Puppet
3 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 85 (18.24%) ESRI
2 72 (15.45%) Oracle
3 25 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.86%) IBM
5 17 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.58%) VMware
7 8 (1.72%) Cognos
8 7 (1.50%) Charles River
9 4 (0.86%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.86%) HP
10 3 (0.64%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (0.64%) webMethods
11 2 (0.43%) Adobe
11 2 (0.43%) Apple
11 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.43%) Teradata
11 2 (0.43%) Twitter
11 2 (0.43%) Zend
12 1 (0.21%) Logi Analytics
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