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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 277 172 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.14% 15.44% 10.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.60% 16.46% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 74 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £426
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 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1126 1045 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.07% 93.81% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 459 454
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 23
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 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £29.15 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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.

1 203 (35.18%) Java
2 173 (29.98%) HTML
3 149 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 132 (22.88%) CSS
5 119 (20.62%) Finance
6 113 (19.58%) .NET
7 111 (19.24%) SQL
8 108 (18.72%) XML
9 107 (18.54%) JBoss
10 102 (17.68%) Oracle
11 101 (17.50%) C#
12 96 (16.64%) jQuery
13 83 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (13.52%) Web Services
15 73 (12.65%) SQL Server
16 71 (12.31%) Java EE
17 68 (11.79%) HTML5
18 67 (11.61%) SOA
19 63 (10.92%) ASP.NET
19 63 (10.92%) JSF
20 60 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
21 56 (9.71%) SOAP
22 55 (9.53%) Maven
22 55 (9.53%) TDD
22 55 (9.53%) JSON
23 53 (9.19%) MVC
24 51 (8.84%) CSS3
25 50 (8.67%) RESTful
25 50 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
26 49 (8.49%) Banking

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (4.33%) SAS
4 19 (3.29%) CMS
5 16 (2.77%) Apache
6 13 (2.25%) IIS
7 11 (1.91%) Lync
8 9 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.04%) Confluence
9 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.87%) Sitefinity
10 5 (0.87%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.87%) WordPress
10 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (0.69%) nginx
11 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.69%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (5.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 12 (2.08%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.04%) Office 365
2 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.35%) Force.com
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.76%) HTTP
2 7 (1.21%) Intranet
3 2 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) X.509
4 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 41 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (5.03%) Cognos Report Studio
5 28 (4.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 25 (4.33%) Cognos Transformer
7 24 (4.16%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.95%) MySQL
9 17 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
13 7 (1.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.87%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 55 (9.53%) Maven
2 35 (6.07%) Subversion
3 27 (4.68%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.51%) Eclipse
5 20 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.25%) JIRA
7 12 (2.08%) JUnit
7 12 (2.08%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.21%) JProfiler
9 6 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.04%) NetBeans
10 5 (0.87%) QUnit
11 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.52%) Grunt
12 3 (0.52%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.52%) JBuilder
General
1 119 (20.62%) Finance
2 49 (8.49%) Banking
3 19 (3.29%) Retail
4 6 (1.04%) Advertising
5 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.17%) Front Office
6 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (29.98%) HTML
2 132 (22.88%) CSS
3 113 (19.58%) .NET
4 108 (18.72%) XML
5 96 (16.64%) jQuery
6 78 (13.52%) Web Services
7 71 (12.31%) Java EE
8 68 (11.79%) HTML5
9 63 (10.92%) JSF
9 63 (10.92%) ASP.NET
10 56 (9.71%) SOAP
11 55 (9.53%) JSON
12 51 (8.84%) CSS3
13 50 (8.67%) RESTful
14 38 (6.59%) Spring
15 35 (6.07%) RichFaces
15 35 (6.07%) Drools
15 35 (6.07%) Apache CXF
16 34 (5.89%) J2EE
17 30 (5.20%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.81%) Open Source
2 20 (3.47%) Mainframe
3 10 (1.73%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.21%) Client/Server
5 5 (0.87%) FMCG
6 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.52%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.35%) iPhone
8 2 (0.35%) iPad
8 2 (0.35%) Blog
8 2 (0.35%) Equities
8 2 (0.35%) VSAM
9 1 (0.17%) PKI
9 1 (0.17%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.89%) Linux
2 25 (4.33%) Windows
3 24 (4.16%) Mac OS X
4 21 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.60%) UNIX
6 13 (2.25%) Android
7 5 (0.87%) AIX
8 4 (0.69%) Solaris
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.52%) zOS
10 2 (0.35%) MVS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (11.61%) SOA
3 60 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (9.53%) TDD
5 53 (9.19%) MVC
6 50 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (7.97%) Web Development
8 41 (7.11%) Project Management
9 40 (6.93%) Scrum
10 39 (6.76%) Unit Testing
11 35 (6.07%) BPMN
12 34 (5.89%) Kimball Methodology
13 30 (5.20%) Waterfall
14 29 (5.03%) Web Design
15 25 (4.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (4.16%) ETL
16 24 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (3.81%) Migration
17 22 (3.81%) Mentoring
18 20 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 203 (35.18%) Java
2 149 (25.82%) JavaScript
3 111 (19.24%) SQL
4 101 (17.50%) C#
5 32 (5.55%) PL/SQL
6 20 (3.47%) C++
6 20 (3.47%) VBA
7 18 (3.12%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.43%) PHP
8 14 (2.43%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.73%) Ruby
11 9 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.39%) VB
13 6 (1.04%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.87%) Groovy
14 5 (0.87%) Python
15 3 (0.52%) VBScript
16 2 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (1.56%) Degree
2 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.35%) 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 26 (4.51%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 107 (18.54%) JBoss
2 102 (17.68%) Oracle
3 36 (6.24%) Cognos
3 36 (6.24%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.56%) Sybase
5 8 (1.39%) Business Objects
5 8 (1.39%) Twitter
6 7 (1.21%) IBM
6 7 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.04%) SAP
7 6 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 6 (1.04%) Tableau
8 4 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.69%) Informatica
8 4 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.52%) HP
9 3 (0.52%) Pega
9 3 (0.52%) GoldenSource
10 2 (0.35%) Google
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £260 per day + Negotiable "DOE"
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £260 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Steria
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago