The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 276 281 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.49% 20.85% 19.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.31% 21.70% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 164 108
Average daily rate £391 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
1359 1295 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 701 541
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 198 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (32.64%) Java
3 160 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 147 (27.89%) Finance
5 144 (27.32%) SQL
6 120 (22.77%) HTML
7 119 (22.58%) CSS
8 96 (18.22%) .NET
9 93 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 92 (17.46%) Scrum
11 91 (17.27%) TDD
11 91 (17.27%) SQL Server
12 89 (16.89%) jQuery
13 84 (15.94%) C#
14 76 (14.42%) XML
15 73 (13.85%) Oracle
15 73 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (13.09%) Web Services
17 66 (12.52%) JBoss
17 66 (12.52%) SOA
18 64 (12.14%) HTML5
19 63 (11.95%) Java EE
20 60 (11.39%) CSS3
21 59 (11.20%) MVC
22 58 (11.01%) Eclipse
23 57 (10.82%) Spring
24 55 (10.44%) Markit EDM
25 53 (10.06%) ASP.NET
26 51 (9.68%) J2EE
27 50 (9.49%) SDLC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (12.52%) JBoss
2 30 (5.69%) Node.js
3 19 (3.61%) SAS
3 19 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.23%) CMS
5 16 (3.04%) Apache
5 16 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.47%) ArcGIS
6 13 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.33%) nginx
8 7 (1.33%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.14%) Drupal
10 4 (0.76%) Confluence
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.76%) WordPress
11 3 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Edge Animate
3 2 (0.38%) InDesign
3 2 (0.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 55 (10.44%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.38%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) GitHub
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.28%) HTTP
2 2 (0.38%) Intranet
2 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.19%) DNS
3 1 (0.19%) RS-232
3 1 (0.19%) RS-485
3 1 (0.19%) SSL
3 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.88%) GIS
3 20 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.47%) QlikView
9 11 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.71%) DTS
10 9 (1.71%) MySQL
11 8 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.33%) PowerCenter
13 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.95%) MS Access
13 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 58 (11.01%) Eclipse
2 45 (8.54%) JProfiler
3 33 (6.26%) Maven
4 32 (6.07%) Git (software)
5 31 (5.88%) JIRA
6 21 (3.98%) Selenium
7 20 (3.80%) gulp
8 16 (3.04%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.85%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.47%) Gradle
10 13 (2.47%) Grunt
10 13 (2.47%) JBehave
11 11 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.71%) Subversion
13 8 (1.52%) JUnit
13 8 (1.52%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (1.33%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 147 (27.89%) Finance
2 30 (5.69%) Banking
3 11 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.14%) Retail
5 5 (0.95%) Games
6 4 (0.76%) Interactive Media
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (22.77%) HTML
2 119 (22.58%) CSS
3 96 (18.22%) .NET
4 93 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 89 (16.89%) jQuery
6 76 (14.42%) XML
7 69 (13.09%) Web Services
8 64 (12.14%) HTML5
9 63 (11.95%) Java EE
10 60 (11.39%) CSS3
11 57 (10.82%) Spring
12 53 (10.06%) ASP.NET
13 51 (9.68%) J2EE
14 45 (8.54%) RESTful
14 45 (8.54%) XSLT
15 36 (6.83%) .NET Framework
16 31 (5.88%) Hibernate
16 31 (5.88%) REST
17 27 (5.12%) Entity Framework
17 27 (5.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.21%) User Experience
2 24 (4.55%) iPad
3 13 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 8 (1.52%) Derivative
4 8 (1.52%) Equities
4 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.76%) iPhone
9 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.57%) VLE
10 2 (0.38%) CMDB
10 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.69%) Apple iOS
2 26 (4.93%) Linux
3 15 (2.85%) Windows
4 14 (2.66%) Unix
5 10 (1.90%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.71%) Android
7 5 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (17.46%) Scrum
3 91 (17.27%) TDD
4 73 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (12.52%) SOA
6 59 (11.20%) MVC
7 50 (9.49%) SDLC
8 48 (9.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 42 (7.97%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 42 (7.97%) Web Development
10 39 (7.40%) OO
10 39 (7.40%) Open Source
11 38 (7.21%) Unit Testing
12 37 (7.02%) ETL
13 29 (5.50%) Investment Management
13 29 (5.50%) Workflow
14 28 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (5.12%) Front End Development
16 26 (4.93%) iOS Development
17 25 (4.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 172 (32.64%) Java
2 160 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 144 (27.32%) SQL
4 84 (15.94%) C#
5 34 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 29 (5.50%) PL/SQL
7 25 (4.74%) Python
8 23 (4.36%) Objective-C
9 21 (3.98%) PHP
10 16 (3.04%) Apple Swift
11 12 (2.28%) VBA
12 10 (1.90%) ES6
12 10 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.52%) C
14 6 (1.14%) PHP 5
15 5 (0.95%) JSX
16 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.76%) VB
16 4 (0.76%) VB6
17 3 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (2.66%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.47%) Degree
3 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.23%) QA
2 10 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 73 (13.85%) Oracle
2 43 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.17%) Charles River
4 16 (3.04%) ESRI
5 12 (2.28%) Informatica
6 11 (2.09%) IBM
7 7 (1.33%) Adobe
8 5 (0.95%) Twitter
8 5 (0.95%) Zend
9 4 (0.76%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.76%) Teradata
9 4 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.57%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.57%) Apple
10 3 (0.57%) Cognos
10 3 (0.57%) Facebook
10 3 (0.57%) Google
10 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.57%) SAP
10 3 (0.57%) Tableau
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