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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 215 266 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.96% 16.77% 25.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.64% 17.67% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 154 203
Median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.22%
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
1219 1505 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.14% 94.89% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 770 709
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 199 (50.00%) Java
2 195 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 114 (28.64%) SQL
5 113 (28.39%) Scrum
6 101 (25.38%) HTML
6 101 (25.38%) Web Services
7 99 (24.87%) Python
8 91 (22.86%) AngularJS
9 90 (22.61%) Open Source
10 79 (19.85%) GIS
10 79 (19.85%) Maven
11 78 (19.60%) CSS
12 77 (19.35%) Finance
13 74 (18.59%) TDD
13 74 (18.59%) PostGIS
13 74 (18.59%) GeoServer
14 72 (18.09%) OpenLayers
15 68 (17.09%) Jenkins
15 68 (17.09%) jQuery
16 66 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (16.58%) JIRA
16 66 (16.58%) Leaflet
16 66 (16.58%) ESRI
17 65 (16.33%) JBoss
18 62 (15.58%) Oracle
19 60 (15.08%) REST
20 58 (14.57%) SDLC
21 57 (14.32%) .NET
22 56 (14.07%) C#

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 74 (18.59%) GeoServer
2 65 (16.33%) JBoss
3 14 (3.52%) SAS
4 10 (2.51%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.26%) Apache
5 9 (2.26%) CMS
6 8 (2.01%) ArcGIS
6 8 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.01%) Drupal
6 8 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.75%) nginx
8 3 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.25%) IIS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
2 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.27%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.75%) iTunes
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Heroku
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.02%) HTTP
2 8 (2.01%) FTP
3 6 (1.51%) SSL
4 4 (1.01%) SSH
5 3 (0.75%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.85%) GIS
2 55 (13.82%) SQL Server
3 47 (11.81%) NoSQL
4 26 (6.53%) Oracle Database
5 19 (4.77%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.77%) Spatial Data
5 19 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.27%) MySQL
10 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.01%) QGIS
12 7 (1.76%) MS Access
12 7 (1.76%) QlikView
13 6 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.51%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (19.85%) Maven
2 68 (17.09%) Jenkins
3 66 (16.58%) JIRA
4 54 (13.57%) JBehave
5 53 (13.32%) Gradle
6 49 (12.31%) Cucumber
7 44 (11.06%) Selenium
8 42 (10.55%) Subversion
9 31 (7.79%) Artifactory
9 31 (7.79%) Git (software)
10 27 (6.78%) Eclipse
11 15 (3.77%) Hudson
12 13 (3.27%) Bower
12 13 (3.27%) JUnit
13 9 (2.26%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.76%) GitLab
16 6 (1.51%) Grunt
16 6 (1.51%) gulp
16 6 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 77 (19.35%) Finance
2 15 (3.77%) Banking
3 8 (2.01%) Law
4 2 (0.50%) Advertising
4 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.25%) Back Office
5 1 (0.25%) Games
5 1 (0.25%) International Banking
5 1 (0.25%) Legal
5 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (25.38%) HTML
1 101 (25.38%) Web Services
2 91 (22.86%) AngularJS
3 78 (19.60%) CSS
4 74 (18.59%) PostGIS
5 72 (18.09%) OpenLayers
6 68 (17.09%) jQuery
7 66 (16.58%) Leaflet
8 60 (15.08%) REST
9 57 (14.32%) .NET
10 50 (12.56%) Spring
11 49 (12.31%) XML
12 48 (12.06%) Java EE
13 46 (11.56%) Hibernate
14 43 (10.80%) SOAP
15 41 (10.30%) RESTful
16 38 (9.55%) Node.js
17 36 (9.05%) JSF
18 33 (8.29%) Drools
18 33 (8.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.31%) User Experience
2 14 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.02%) iPad
4 11 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.51%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.76%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.76%) iSeries
8 7 (1.76%) Tandem
9 6 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.26%) Physics
11 3 (0.75%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.75%) iPhone
11 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.50%) Photography
12 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.25%) CMDB
13 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.54%) Linux
2 26 (6.53%) Unix
3 21 (5.28%) Windows
4 12 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.51%) Android
6 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.75%) zOS
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.25%) MVS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (28.39%) Scrum
3 90 (22.61%) Open Source
4 74 (18.59%) TDD
5 66 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (14.57%) SDLC
7 47 (11.81%) Web Development
8 45 (11.31%) BDD
9 36 (9.05%) Unit Testing
10 35 (8.79%) ETL
10 35 (8.79%) SOA
11 33 (8.29%) MVC
12 29 (7.29%) Front End Development
13 27 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (6.53%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.03%) OOD
16 21 (5.28%) OO
17 19 (4.77%) Microservices
18 18 (4.52%) Coaching
19 17 (4.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 199 (50.00%) Java
2 165 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 114 (28.64%) SQL
4 99 (24.87%) Python
5 56 (14.07%) C#
6 33 (8.29%) PL/SQL
7 29 (7.29%) PHP
8 17 (4.27%) CoffeeScript
8 17 (4.27%) Perl
9 15 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.51%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.01%) VBA
12 7 (1.76%) JCL
12 7 (1.76%) Ruby
12 7 (1.76%) VB
13 6 (1.51%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.51%) C
13 6 (1.51%) ES6
13 6 (1.51%) JSX
14 5 (1.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (6.78%) Degree
2 9 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.78%) WCAG
2 23 (5.78%) QA
3 17 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.76%) Docker
1 7 (1.76%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (1.26%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (8.79%) Ansible
2 5 (1.26%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.01%) Puppet
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 66 (16.58%) ESRI
2 62 (15.58%) Oracle
3 30 (7.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.77%) VMware
5 11 (2.76%) IBM
6 10 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.26%) Charles River
8 7 (1.76%) Cognos
9 6 (1.51%) Teradata
10 5 (1.26%) Informatica
11 4 (1.01%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.75%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.75%) webMethods
13 2 (0.50%) CA
13 2 (0.50%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.50%) IBM Sterling
13 2 (0.50%) Sybase
14 1 (0.25%) Logi Analytics
14 1 (0.25%) Twitter
14 1 (0.25%) Zend
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