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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 209 271 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.94% 18.57% 19.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.32% 19.36% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 153 163
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
794 1400 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.75% 95.96% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 729 721
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £100.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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.

1 217 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (40.13%) Java
3 177 (39.69%) JavaScript
4 138 (30.94%) HTML
5 120 (26.91%) CSS
6 116 (26.01%) Finance
7 106 (23.77%) SQL
8 104 (23.32%) Scrum
9 101 (22.65%) AngularJS
10 93 (20.85%) .NET
11 82 (18.39%) TDD
12 79 (17.71%) C#
13 67 (15.02%) Web Services
14 64 (14.35%) Oracle
15 63 (14.13%) Node.js
16 59 (13.23%) Python
17 58 (13.00%) HTML5
18 57 (12.78%) Web Development
19 56 (12.56%) jQuery
20 53 (11.88%) BDD
21 48 (10.76%) MVC
22 47 (10.54%) Spring
22 47 (10.54%) React
23 44 (9.87%) Degree
23 44 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
23 44 (9.87%) Front End Development
24 42 (9.42%) SQL Server
25 41 (9.19%) ASP.NET
26 40 (8.97%) CSS3
27 39 (8.74%) XML

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 31 (6.95%) JBoss
2 28 (6.28%) GeoServer
3 21 (4.71%) CMS
4 10 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.79%) SAS
6 8 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.57%) EPiServer
7 7 (1.57%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.57%) WordPress
8 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.90%) Apache
9 4 (0.90%) Drupal
9 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.67%) Confluence
10 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Edge Animate
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Play
5 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.35%) HTTP
1 6 (1.35%) Internet
2 5 (1.12%) FTP
3 3 (0.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.38%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.26%) GIS
5 17 (3.81%) MySQL
5 17 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 17 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.02%) Big Data
10 9 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.02%) Spatial Data
11 8 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.12%) QlikView
12 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.90%) MS Access
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (8.30%) Maven
2 35 (7.85%) JIRA
3 33 (7.40%) Cucumber
4 27 (6.05%) Git (software)
5 26 (5.83%) Subversion
6 24 (5.38%) Gradle
6 24 (5.38%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.93%) Selenium
8 20 (4.48%) JBehave
9 18 (4.04%) Eclipse
10 15 (3.36%) SoapUI
11 13 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.91%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.24%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.79%) Artifactory
13 8 (1.79%) Grunt
14 6 (1.35%) JUnit
14 6 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
15 5 (1.12%) Ant
15 5 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 116 (26.01%) Finance
2 25 (5.61%) Banking
3 8 (1.79%) Law
4 4 (0.90%) Publishing
5 3 (0.67%) Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Local Government
7 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (30.94%) HTML
2 120 (26.91%) CSS
3 101 (22.65%) AngularJS
4 93 (20.85%) .NET
5 67 (15.02%) Web Services
6 63 (14.13%) Node.js
7 58 (13.00%) HTML5
8 56 (12.56%) jQuery
9 47 (10.54%) React
9 47 (10.54%) Spring
10 41 (9.19%) ASP.NET
11 40 (8.97%) CSS3
12 39 (8.74%) XML
13 36 (8.07%) RESTful
14 29 (6.50%) OpenLayers
14 29 (6.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 28 (6.28%) Hibernate
15 28 (6.28%) PostGIS
16 27 (6.05%) Java EE
16 27 (6.05%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.62%) User Experience
2 23 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.02%) Fintech
7 7 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.57%) Social Media
8 6 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.67%) iSeries
10 3 (0.67%) Tandem
11 2 (0.45%) iPad
11 2 (0.45%) iPhone
12 1 (0.22%) Animation
12 1 (0.22%) DataPower
12 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.73%) Linux
2 21 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.14%) Windows
4 13 (2.91%) Android
5 10 (2.24%) Unix
6 1 (0.22%) MVS
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (23.32%) Scrum
3 82 (18.39%) TDD
4 57 (12.78%) Web Development
5 53 (11.88%) BDD
6 48 (10.76%) MVC
7 44 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (9.87%) Front End Development
8 30 (6.73%) Open Source
9 24 (5.38%) SOA
10 21 (4.71%) Software Engineering
10 21 (4.71%) Unit Testing
11 20 (4.48%) Kanban
11 20 (4.48%) Migration
11 20 (4.48%) SDLC
12 18 (4.04%) ETL
13 17 (3.81%) iOS Development
13 17 (3.81%) OO
14 16 (3.59%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 179 (40.13%) Java
2 177 (39.69%) JavaScript
3 106 (23.77%) SQL
4 79 (17.71%) C#
5 59 (13.23%) Python
6 33 (7.40%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.36%) Objective-C
8 15 (3.36%) PHP
9 10 (2.24%) Apple Swift
10 8 (1.79%) ES6
11 7 (1.57%) C
11 7 (1.57%) Ruby
11 7 (1.57%) VB
12 6 (1.35%) Perl
13 5 (1.12%) JCL
13 5 (1.12%) VBA
14 3 (0.67%) C++
14 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (9.87%) Degree
2 15 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) HNC
6 1 (0.22%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.14%) QA
2 8 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) Docker
2 5 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (2.47%) Ansible
2 7 (1.57%) Puppet
3 5 (1.12%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (14.35%) Oracle
2 27 (6.05%) ESRI
3 26 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.81%) TIBCO
5 10 (2.24%) IBM
6 7 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.12%) Apple
7 5 (1.12%) Twitter
8 4 (0.90%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
9 3 (0.67%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.67%) Informatica
9 3 (0.67%) SAP
9 3 (0.67%) Tableau
9 3 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.45%) Apigee
10 2 (0.45%) Cognos
10 2 (0.45%) Google
10 2 (0.45%) Teradata
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