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 29 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
29 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 272 331 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.83% 25.92% 14.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.04% 27.42% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 203 65
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 - £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 - £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
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
1508 1207 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.32% 94.52% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 699 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 168 (35.67%) SQL
2 165 (35.03%) JavaScript
3 159 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (30.36%) Java
5 139 (29.51%) HTML
6 138 (29.30%) CSS
7 120 (25.48%) Finance
8 89 (18.90%) .NET
8 89 (18.90%) jQuery
9 88 (18.68%) C#
10 83 (17.62%) Oracle
11 78 (16.56%) TDD
12 77 (16.35%) SQL Server
13 73 (15.50%) MVC
14 69 (14.65%) HTML5
15 64 (13.59%) Banking
16 60 (12.74%) XML
17 56 (11.89%) ASP.NET
18 54 (11.46%) Spring
19 53 (11.25%) PL/SQL
19 53 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (9.77%) CSS3
21 43 (9.13%) J2EE
21 43 (9.13%) SDLC
22 40 (8.49%) Python
22 40 (8.49%) Unit Testing
23 39 (8.28%) Ajax
23 39 (8.28%) Web Services
23 39 (8.28%) Linux
23 39 (8.28%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (7.64%) JBoss
2 25 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.25%) CMS
4 18 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.40%) Apache
6 12 (2.55%) Node.js
6 12 (2.55%) Apache Pig
7 10 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.12%) WordPress
8 7 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.06%) PowerExchange
9 5 (1.06%) Drupal
10 4 (0.85%) Confluence
10 4 (0.85%) SAS
11 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (3.82%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.42%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.21%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.21%) Investran
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) PORTIA
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.21%) Eikon
3 1 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.55%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (2.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.64%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Office 365
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.70%) Internet
2 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.42%) Intranet
3 2 (0.42%) 802.11
3 2 (0.42%) HTTP
3 2 (0.42%) LDAP
4 1 (0.21%) WAN
4 1 (0.21%) SMTP
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) CTI
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (4.03%) Oracle Database
8 18 (3.82%) MySQL
9 16 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.97%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.55%) PowerCenter
12 11 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.70%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.70%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.27%) MS Access
17 5 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
18 4 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (7.01%) JUnit
2 22 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.46%) Subversion
3 21 (4.46%) Eclipse
4 19 (4.03%) Maven
5 16 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.97%) Selenium
7 13 (2.76%) JIRA
7 13 (2.76%) Ant
7 13 (2.76%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.55%) Hudson
8 12 (2.55%) Grunt
9 11 (2.34%) Mockito
9 11 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.91%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.70%) NetBeans
11 8 (1.70%) JProfiler
12 7 (1.49%) gulp
12 7 (1.49%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.27%) jMock
General
1 120 (25.48%) Finance
2 64 (13.59%) Banking
3 16 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.06%) Marketing
5 5 (1.06%) Retail
6 4 (0.85%) Games
6 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (29.51%) HTML
2 138 (29.30%) CSS
3 89 (18.90%) .NET
3 89 (18.90%) jQuery
4 69 (14.65%) HTML5
5 60 (12.74%) XML
6 56 (11.89%) ASP.NET
7 54 (11.46%) Spring
8 46 (9.77%) CSS3
9 43 (9.13%) J2EE
10 39 (8.28%) Web Services
10 39 (8.28%) Ajax
11 38 (8.07%) RESTful
11 38 (8.07%) AngularJS
12 33 (7.01%) Hibernate
13 24 (5.10%) JSP
14 19 (4.03%) JSF
14 19 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (4.03%) .NET Framework
14 19 (4.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.82%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.12%) User Experience
4 8 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.06%) GIS
7 4 (0.85%) Derivative
7 4 (0.85%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.64%) Equities
8 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.64%) Social Media
8 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.42%) PKI
9 2 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.21%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.28%) Linux
2 28 (5.94%) UNIX
3 15 (3.18%) Windows
4 12 (2.55%) Android
5 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.42%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (16.56%) TDD
3 73 (15.50%) MVC
4 53 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (9.13%) SDLC
6 40 (8.49%) Unit Testing
7 33 (7.01%) OO
8 30 (6.37%) ETL
9 29 (6.16%) Web Development
10 27 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (5.31%) Scrum
12 24 (5.10%) Asset Management
13 19 (4.03%) Data Management
13 19 (4.03%) Software Engineering
14 18 (3.82%) Data Modelling
15 17 (3.61%) Project Management
15 17 (3.61%) Web Application Development
16 15 (3.18%) RAD
16 15 (3.18%) Investment Management
17 14 (2.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 168 (35.67%) SQL
2 165 (35.03%) JavaScript
3 143 (30.36%) Java
4 88 (18.68%) C#
5 53 (11.25%) PL/SQL
6 40 (8.49%) Python
7 36 (7.64%) PHP
8 24 (5.10%) VBA
9 21 (4.46%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.97%) Perl
11 12 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.12%) C++
13 9 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.49%) XPath
15 6 (1.27%) C
16 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.85%) Ruby
17 4 (0.85%) PeopleCode
17 4 (0.85%) SQR
18 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (2.97%) Degree
2 9 (1.91%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.12%) QA
2 7 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.06%) Control-M
2 2 (0.42%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (17.62%) Oracle
2 39 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.67%) Informatica
4 7 (1.49%) Sybase
5 6 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (1.27%) Adobe
5 6 (1.27%) Sun
5 6 (1.27%) Telerik
5 6 (1.27%) IBM
5 6 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.06%) Google
6 5 (1.06%) Tableau
7 3 (0.64%) Netezza
7 3 (0.64%) Lotus
7 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.42%) SAP
8 2 (0.42%) Cognos
8 2 (0.42%) Alterian
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