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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 224 327 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.43% 25.83% 14.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.48% 27.69% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 205 60
Average daily rate
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£361 £375 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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 1181 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.60% 93.29% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 695 407
Average daily rate £353 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015, 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.

1 167 (36.46%) SQL
2 164 (35.81%) JavaScript
3 153 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (29.69%) Java
5 135 (29.48%) CSS
6 134 (29.26%) HTML
7 114 (24.89%) Finance
8 106 (23.14%) .NET
9 99 (21.62%) C#
10 85 (18.56%) SQL Server
10 85 (18.56%) jQuery
11 80 (17.47%) Oracle
12 79 (17.25%) MVC
13 67 (14.63%) TDD
13 67 (14.63%) Banking
14 66 (14.41%) ASP.NET
14 66 (14.41%) HTML5
15 58 (12.66%) XML
15 58 (12.66%) Spring
16 51 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (9.39%) CSS3
18 42 (9.17%) Ajax
18 42 (9.17%) PL/SQL
19 41 (8.95%) SDLC
20 40 (8.73%) Microsoft
21 39 (8.52%) J2EE
22 38 (8.30%) PHP
23 36 (7.86%) Python
23 36 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
24 35 (7.64%) Hibernate

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 29 (6.33%) JBoss
2 26 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.46%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.80%) CMS
5 14 (3.06%) Apache
6 13 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.62%) Apache Pig
8 10 (2.18%) WordPress
9 9 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.75%) Drupal
11 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.09%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.87%) SAS
13 4 (0.87%) PowerExchange
13 4 (0.87%) Confluence
14 3 (0.66%) IIS
15 2 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 26 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) PORTIA
3 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.22%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.22%) Investran
3 1 (0.22%) Eikon
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.62%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (2.62%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.44%) 802.11
2 2 (0.44%) Intranet
2 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.44%) LDAP
3 1 (0.22%) WAN
3 1 (0.22%) SMTP
3 1 (0.22%) FTP
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.22%) CTI
3 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.93%) MySQL
8 16 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.06%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.06%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.62%) PowerCenter
11 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.97%) MS Access
13 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.31%) DB2
15 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (6.77%) JUnit
2 22 (4.80%) Maven
3 21 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.93%) Selenium
4 18 (3.93%) Subversion
5 17 (3.71%) Eclipse
6 16 (3.49%) JIRA
7 15 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.28%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.62%) Mockito
8 12 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.62%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.40%) Ant
9 11 (2.40%) Hudson
10 9 (1.97%) FitNesse
10 9 (1.97%) CruiseControl
11 8 (1.75%) NetBeans
12 7 (1.53%) PeopleTools
12 7 (1.53%) jMock
13 6 (1.31%) JProfiler
General
1 114 (24.89%) Finance
2 67 (14.63%) Banking
3 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.53%) Marketing
6 4 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Electronics
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (29.48%) CSS
2 134 (29.26%) HTML
3 106 (23.14%) .NET
4 85 (18.56%) jQuery
5 66 (14.41%) HTML5
5 66 (14.41%) ASP.NET
6 58 (12.66%) XML
6 58 (12.66%) Spring
7 43 (9.39%) CSS3
8 42 (9.17%) Ajax
9 39 (8.52%) J2EE
10 35 (7.64%) Hibernate
11 34 (7.42%) AngularJS
12 33 (7.21%) RESTful
13 30 (6.55%) Web Services
14 24 (5.24%) JSP
14 24 (5.24%) .NET Framework
14 24 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (4.37%) JSF
16 17 (3.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (1.75%) User Experience
4 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.09%) GIS
6 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.66%) Device Driver
7 3 (0.66%) Social Media
7 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.66%) Derivative
7 3 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.44%) Equities
8 2 (0.44%) PKI
9 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.21%) Linux
2 30 (6.55%) UNIX
3 18 (3.93%) Windows
4 11 (2.40%) Android
5 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.44%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) OS/400
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (17.25%) MVC
3 67 (14.63%) TDD
4 51 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (8.95%) SDLC
6 33 (7.21%) Unit Testing
7 31 (6.77%) Web Development
8 29 (6.33%) ETL
8 29 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (5.90%) OO
10 22 (4.80%) Project Management
11 19 (4.15%) Scrum
11 19 (4.15%) Asset Management
11 19 (4.15%) Web Application Development
12 16 (3.49%) Pair Programming
13 15 (3.28%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.06%) Migration
14 14 (3.06%) Data Management
14 14 (3.06%) Test Automation
15 13 (2.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 167 (36.46%) SQL
2 164 (35.81%) JavaScript
3 136 (29.69%) Java
4 99 (21.62%) C#
5 42 (9.17%) PL/SQL
6 38 (8.30%) PHP
7 36 (7.86%) Python
8 24 (5.24%) VBA
9 23 (5.02%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.28%) Perl
12 11 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.53%) XPath
13 7 (1.53%) C++
14 5 (1.09%) PeopleCode
14 5 (1.09%) SQR
14 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.87%) Ruby
15 4 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (3.06%) Degree
2 7 (1.53%) Sun Certification
3 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.62%) QA
2 6 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.09%) Control-M
2 2 (0.44%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (17.47%) Oracle
2 40 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.37%) Informatica
4 9 (1.97%) Sybase
5 8 (1.75%) Lotus
6 7 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.31%) Adobe
7 6 (1.31%) Telerik
8 5 (1.09%) Google
8 5 (1.09%) Tableau
8 5 (1.09%) IBM
9 4 (0.87%) Sun
10 3 (0.66%) SAP
10 3 (0.66%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.66%) Netezza
11 2 (0.44%) Alterian
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.44%) Cognos
11 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
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