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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 275 202 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.92% 17.75% 11.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.36% 19.13% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 99 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
1129 1056 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.08% 92.79% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 469 459
Average daily rate £393 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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.

1 213 (35.50%) Java
2 172 (28.67%) HTML
3 164 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 135 (22.50%) .NET
6 132 (22.00%) CSS
7 122 (20.33%) Finance
8 119 (19.83%) C#
8 119 (19.83%) SQL
9 116 (19.33%) JBoss
10 111 (18.50%) XML
11 103 (17.17%) jQuery
12 95 (15.83%) Oracle
13 89 (14.83%) SQL Server
14 80 (13.33%) Web Services
15 75 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 70 (11.67%) Java EE
17 67 (11.17%) JSF
18 66 (11.00%) SOA
18 66 (11.00%) HTML5
19 65 (10.83%) MVC
20 61 (10.17%) TDD
21 57 (9.50%) SOAP
22 55 (9.17%) JSON
22 55 (9.17%) Maven
23 53 (8.83%) CSS3
24 51 (8.50%) RESTful
24 51 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
24 51 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
25 48 (8.00%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 43 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (3.67%) SAS
4 20 (3.33%) CMS
5 17 (2.83%) Apache
6 13 (2.17%) IIS
7 12 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.83%) Lync
9 9 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.00%) Confluence
12 5 (0.83%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.83%) WordPress
12 5 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (0.67%) nginx
13 4 (0.67%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.50%) TeamSite
14 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (2.50%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.00%) Office 365
2 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.50%) HTTP
2 6 (1.00%) Intranet
3 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) X.509
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (3.00%) Cognos Report Studio
9 17 (2.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 17 (2.83%) Cognos Transformer
10 16 (2.67%) MySQL
11 10 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (9.17%) Maven
2 36 (6.00%) Subversion
3 29 (4.83%) Visual Studio
4 28 (4.67%) Eclipse
5 21 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.50%) JUnit
7 13 (2.17%) JIRA
7 13 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.17%) JProfiler
10 6 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.00%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.83%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.83%) QUnit
11 5 (0.83%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.50%) JBuilder
General
1 122 (20.33%) Finance
2 45 (7.50%) Banking
3 19 (3.17%) Retail
4 7 (1.17%) Advertising
5 6 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.17%) Games
7 1 (0.17%) Front Office
7 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (28.67%) HTML
2 135 (22.50%) .NET
3 132 (22.00%) CSS
4 111 (18.50%) XML
5 103 (17.17%) jQuery
6 80 (13.33%) Web Services
7 75 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 70 (11.67%) Java EE
9 67 (11.17%) JSF
10 66 (11.00%) HTML5
11 57 (9.50%) SOAP
12 55 (9.17%) JSON
13 53 (8.83%) CSS3
14 51 (8.50%) RESTful
15 43 (7.17%) Drools
16 42 (7.00%) Spring
17 37 (6.17%) J2EE
17 37 (6.17%) RichFaces
17 37 (6.17%) jBPM
18 35 (5.83%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.00%) Open Source
2 23 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.33%) User Experience
4 15 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 5 (0.83%) FMCG
6 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.50%) iPhone
8 3 (0.50%) iPad
8 3 (0.50%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.33%) Blog
9 2 (0.33%) Equities
9 2 (0.33%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.33%) DataPower
10 1 (0.17%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.83%) Linux
2 28 (4.67%) Windows
3 25 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.83%) Mac OS X
5 22 (3.67%) Android
6 18 (3.00%) UNIX
7 5 (0.83%) AIX
8 4 (0.67%) zOS
9 3 (0.50%) Solaris
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (11.00%) SOA
3 65 (10.83%) MVC
4 61 (10.17%) TDD
5 51 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (8.00%) Web Development
7 43 (7.17%) Scrum
8 41 (6.83%) Unit Testing
9 40 (6.67%) BPMN
10 34 (5.67%) Project Management
11 30 (5.00%) Waterfall
12 29 (4.83%) Web Design
13 25 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
14 24 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (3.83%) ETL
16 22 (3.67%) Mentoring
17 21 (3.50%) iOS Development
17 21 (3.50%) Workflow
18 20 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 213 (35.50%) Java
2 150 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 119 (19.83%) C#
3 119 (19.83%) SQL
4 36 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 21 (3.50%) C++
6 20 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.17%) VBA
8 17 (2.83%) PHP
9 14 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 10 (1.67%) Ruby
12 8 (1.33%) VB
12 8 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.33%) Python
13 6 (1.00%) VBScript
14 5 (0.83%) Groovy
15 4 (0.67%) Perl
16 2 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (2.00%) Degree
2 4 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.50%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.50%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (19.33%) JBoss
2 95 (15.83%) Oracle
3 43 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.17%) Cognos
5 9 (1.50%) Sybase
5 9 (1.50%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.33%) Tableau
6 8 (1.33%) Twitter
7 7 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.00%) IBM
8 6 (1.00%) SAP
8 6 (1.00%) Ab Initio
9 5 (0.83%) Pega
10 4 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.67%) Informatica
10 4 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.50%) HP
11 3 (0.50%) GoldenSource
12 2 (0.33%) Google
12 2 (0.33%) Red Gate
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