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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 242 242 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.65% 16.02% 27.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.59% 16.74% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 148 219
Median daily rate £390 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
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
877 1446 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.59% 95.70% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 710 761
Median daily rate £400 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +61.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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.

1 238 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (43.90%) Java
3 202 (41.06%) JavaScript
4 146 (29.67%) Scrum
5 139 (28.25%) HTML
6 133 (27.03%) SQL
7 106 (21.54%) AngularJS
8 100 (20.33%) .NET
8 100 (20.33%) CSS
9 99 (20.12%) Web Services
9 99 (20.12%) Python
9 99 (20.12%) Finance
9 99 (20.12%) TDD
10 92 (18.70%) C#
11 79 (16.06%) Oracle
12 78 (15.85%) XML
12 78 (15.85%) Maven
13 74 (15.04%) Open Source
14 72 (14.63%) JBoss
15 70 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (13.62%) OpenLayers
17 66 (13.41%) GeoServer
17 66 (13.41%) PostGIS
18 64 (13.01%) Leaflet
18 64 (13.01%) ESRI
19 63 (12.80%) Web Development
20 62 (12.60%) jQuery
21 61 (12.40%) JIRA
22 56 (11.38%) Java EE
23 54 (10.98%) SOA

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 72 (14.63%) JBoss
2 66 (13.41%) GeoServer
3 27 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (3.05%) CMS
5 11 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.02%) Drupal
6 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.02%) WordPress
7 4 (0.81%) SAS
7 4 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.61%) Apache
8 3 (0.61%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Edge Animate
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.85%) Markit EDM
2 13 (2.64%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Force.com
3 1 (0.20%) Google Play
3 1 (0.20%) iTunes
3 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.05%) HTTP
2 8 (1.63%) FTP
3 7 (1.42%) Internet
4 3 (0.61%) SSH
4 3 (0.61%) SSL
5 2 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.57%) GIS
2 47 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.91%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.64%) MySQL
7 13 (2.64%) QlikView
7 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.03%) Big Data
10 8 (1.63%) Spatial Data
11 7 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.02%) MS Access
13 5 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (15.85%) Maven
2 61 (12.40%) JIRA
3 46 (9.35%) Cucumber
3 46 (9.35%) Gradle
4 42 (8.54%) JBehave
4 42 (8.54%) Jenkins
5 41 (8.33%) Subversion
6 34 (6.91%) Eclipse
7 30 (6.10%) Artifactory
8 28 (5.69%) Selenium
9 25 (5.08%) Git (software)
10 19 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (3.05%) Visual Studio
12 13 (2.64%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.44%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
15 5 (1.02%) GitLab
15 5 (1.02%) Grunt
15 5 (1.02%) JProfiler
16 4 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 99 (20.12%) Finance
2 14 (2.85%) Banking
3 13 (2.64%) Law
4 4 (0.81%) Publishing
5 3 (0.61%) Advertising
5 3 (0.61%) Marketing
6 2 (0.41%) Legal
6 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (28.25%) HTML
2 106 (21.54%) AngularJS
3 100 (20.33%) .NET
3 100 (20.33%) CSS
4 99 (20.12%) Web Services
5 78 (15.85%) XML
6 67 (13.62%) OpenLayers
7 66 (13.41%) PostGIS
8 64 (13.01%) Leaflet
9 62 (12.60%) jQuery
10 56 (11.38%) Java EE
11 52 (10.57%) SOAP
12 48 (9.76%) ASP.NET
13 44 (8.94%) Hibernate
14 43 (8.74%) HTML5
14 43 (8.74%) React
15 41 (8.33%) Node.js
16 40 (8.13%) RESTful
16 40 (8.13%) XSLT
17 38 (7.72%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.55%) User Experience
2 15 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.42%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.22%) iSeries
5 6 (1.22%) Social Media
5 6 (1.22%) Tandem
6 5 (1.02%) Fintech
7 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.61%) iPad
8 3 (0.61%) iPhone
8 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.41%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.41%) Physics
10 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.86%) Apple iOS
2 16 (3.25%) Windows
3 15 (3.05%) Unix
4 13 (2.64%) Linux
5 9 (1.83%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (29.67%) Scrum
3 99 (20.12%) TDD
4 74 (15.04%) Open Source
5 70 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (12.80%) Web Development
7 54 (10.98%) SOA
8 52 (10.57%) BDD
9 48 (9.76%) MVC
10 41 (8.33%) SDLC
11 36 (7.32%) Front End Development
12 30 (6.10%) ETL
12 30 (6.10%) Open Source Development
13 27 (5.49%) Unit Testing
14 26 (5.28%) Mentoring
15 25 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (4.88%) Kanban
17 21 (4.27%) Migration
18 20 (4.07%) Coaching
19 17 (3.46%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 216 (43.90%) Java
2 202 (41.06%) JavaScript
3 133 (27.03%) SQL
4 99 (20.12%) Python
5 92 (18.70%) C#
6 39 (7.93%) PL/SQL
7 23 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.85%) Objective-C
9 13 (2.64%) ES6
9 13 (2.64%) PHP
10 11 (2.24%) C
10 11 (2.24%) VB
11 9 (1.83%) VBA
12 8 (1.63%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.42%) JCL
14 5 (1.02%) Delphi
14 5 (1.02%) Perl
14 5 (1.02%) Ruby
15 4 (0.81%) C++
15 4 (0.81%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 52 (10.57%) Degree
2 13 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) HNC
5 1 (0.20%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) ISEB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.46%) WCAG
2 11 (2.24%) QA
3 9 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.83%) Docker
2 7 (1.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 35 (7.11%) Ansible
2 7 (1.42%) Puppet
3 6 (1.22%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 79 (16.06%) Oracle
2 64 (13.01%) ESRI
3 27 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.44%) IBM
6 9 (1.83%) Cognos
7 7 (1.42%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.22%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.02%) Charles River
9 5 (1.02%) Twitter
10 4 (0.81%) HP
11 3 (0.61%) Apple
11 3 (0.61%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.61%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.61%) SAP
11 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.61%) Tableau
12 2 (0.41%) Apigee
12 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.41%) Google
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