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 20 January 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
20 Jan 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 218 270 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.52% 19.20% 23.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.81% 20.04% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 159 170
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 £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.09
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.00%

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
784 1347 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.38% 95.80% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 690 654
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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.

1 232 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 189 (39.79%) Java
4 156 (32.84%) HTML
5 124 (26.11%) SQL
5 124 (26.11%) CSS
5 124 (26.11%) Scrum
6 109 (22.95%) AngularJS
7 106 (22.32%) Finance
8 103 (21.68%) .NET
9 92 (19.37%) TDD
10 89 (18.74%) C#
11 88 (18.53%) Web Services
12 78 (16.42%) Oracle
13 76 (16.00%) Python
14 62 (13.05%) XML
15 60 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (12.42%) jQuery
17 57 (12.00%) Node.js
17 57 (12.00%) Web Development
18 55 (11.58%) BDD
19 53 (11.16%) HTML5
19 53 (11.16%) Maven
20 50 (10.53%) JBoss
20 50 (10.53%) React
21 49 (10.32%) ASP.NET
21 49 (10.32%) MVC
22 47 (9.89%) Open Source
23 45 (9.47%) Degree
23 45 (9.47%) Front End Development

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 50 (10.53%) JBoss
2 41 (8.63%) GeoServer
3 20 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (3.58%) CMS
5 11 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.26%) SAS
7 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.26%) WordPress
8 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.84%) Drupal
10 3 (0.63%) Apache
10 3 (0.63%) Confluence
10 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.42%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) Edge Animate
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Force.com
4 1 (0.21%) Google Play
4 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.11%) HTTP
2 6 (1.26%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) FTP
4 3 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.53%) GIS
4 22 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.58%) MySQL
7 15 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.11%) Big Data
11 9 (1.89%) Spatial Data
12 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.47%) QlikView
14 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (11.16%) Maven
2 44 (9.26%) JIRA
3 40 (8.42%) Subversion
4 34 (7.16%) Cucumber
5 29 (6.11%) Gradle
6 28 (5.89%) Jenkins
7 26 (5.47%) Eclipse
8 25 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 25 (5.26%) JBehave
9 19 (4.00%) Selenium
10 17 (3.58%) SoapUI
11 16 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (3.16%) Artifactory
13 13 (2.74%) Visual Studio
14 12 (2.53%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.26%) Grunt
15 6 (1.26%) PowerBuilder
16 5 (1.05%) Bower
16 5 (1.05%) JProfiler
16 5 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 106 (22.32%) Finance
2 15 (3.16%) Banking
3 9 (1.89%) Law
4 4 (0.84%) Publishing
5 3 (0.63%) Retail
6 2 (0.42%) Advertising
6 2 (0.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (32.84%) HTML
2 124 (26.11%) CSS
3 109 (22.95%) AngularJS
4 103 (21.68%) .NET
5 88 (18.53%) Web Services
6 62 (13.05%) XML
7 59 (12.42%) jQuery
8 57 (12.00%) Node.js
9 53 (11.16%) HTML5
10 50 (10.53%) React
11 49 (10.32%) ASP.NET
12 42 (8.84%) Java EE
12 42 (8.84%) OpenLayers
12 42 (8.84%) SOAP
13 41 (8.63%) CSS3
13 41 (8.63%) PostGIS
14 40 (8.42%) Leaflet
15 39 (8.21%) RESTful
16 37 (7.79%) Hibernate
17 36 (7.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.63%) User Experience
2 21 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.68%) Fintech
6 7 (1.47%) Social Media
7 5 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.63%) iSeries
9 3 (0.63%) Tandem
10 2 (0.42%) iPad
10 2 (0.42%) iPhone
11 1 (0.21%) Animation
11 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.21%) DataPower
11 1 (0.21%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.42%) Apple iOS
2 20 (4.21%) Linux
3 12 (2.53%) Windows
4 10 (2.11%) Android
5 8 (1.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.11%) Scrum
3 92 (19.37%) TDD
4 60 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (12.00%) Web Development
6 55 (11.58%) BDD
7 49 (10.32%) MVC
8 47 (9.89%) Open Source
9 45 (9.47%) Front End Development
10 40 (8.42%) SOA
11 29 (6.11%) SDLC
12 27 (5.68%) Kanban
13 25 (5.26%) Open Source Development
14 24 (5.05%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.21%) ETL
15 20 (4.21%) Mentoring
15 20 (4.21%) Migration
16 19 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (3.79%) Microservices
17 18 (3.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 197 (41.47%) JavaScript
2 189 (39.79%) Java
3 124 (26.11%) SQL
4 89 (18.74%) C#
5 76 (16.00%) Python
6 38 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 22 (4.63%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.16%) ES6
8 15 (3.16%) PHP
9 14 (2.95%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.11%) Apple Swift
11 9 (1.89%) C
12 8 (1.68%) VB
13 6 (1.26%) Perl
13 6 (1.26%) Ruby
14 5 (1.05%) Delphi
14 5 (1.05%) VBA
15 4 (0.84%) ECMAScript
15 4 (0.84%) JCL
16 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (9.47%) Degree
2 13 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.21%) HNC
5 1 (0.21%) HND
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.95%) QA
2 8 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.63%) WCAG
4 2 (0.42%) WAI
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (3.79%) Ansible
2 6 (1.26%) Puppet
3 5 (1.05%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 78 (16.42%) Oracle
2 40 (8.42%) ESRI
3 25 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.53%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.89%) IBM
6 6 (1.26%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.05%) Apple
7 5 (1.05%) Twitter
8 4 (0.84%) Cognos
8 4 (0.84%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.63%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.63%) HP
9 3 (0.63%) Informatica
9 3 (0.63%) SAP
9 3 (0.63%) Tableau
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe
10 2 (0.42%) Google
10 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
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