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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 218 220 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.39% 15.14% 25.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.10% 15.94% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 129 211
Median daily rate £360 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
1275 1380 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.98% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 715 742
Median daily rate £389 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, 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.

1 205 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (46.98%) Java
3 171 (39.77%) JavaScript
4 112 (26.05%) SQL
5 106 (24.65%) Web Services
5 106 (24.65%) Scrum
6 99 (23.02%) HTML
6 99 (23.02%) AngularJS
7 93 (21.63%) Python
8 87 (20.23%) Open Source
9 86 (20.00%) CSS
9 86 (20.00%) Finance
10 78 (18.14%) GIS
11 77 (17.91%) Maven
12 75 (17.44%) jQuery
13 72 (16.74%) TDD
14 70 (16.28%) Oracle
14 70 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
15 69 (16.05%) JIRA
15 69 (16.05%) PostGIS
15 69 (16.05%) GeoServer
16 68 (15.81%) OpenLayers
17 66 (15.35%) REST
18 64 (14.88%) Jenkins
19 63 (14.65%) JBoss
20 62 (14.42%) .NET
21 61 (14.19%) ESRI
21 61 (14.19%) Leaflet
22 60 (13.95%) Spring
22 60 (13.95%) SDLC

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 69 (16.05%) GeoServer
2 63 (14.65%) JBoss
3 16 (3.72%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.49%) SAS
5 14 (3.26%) Apache
6 13 (3.02%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.56%) ArcGIS
9 10 (2.33%) CMS
10 9 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.09%) Drupal
11 5 (1.16%) nginx
12 4 (0.93%) Confluence
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.23%) IIS
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
2 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (3.02%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.70%) iTunes
4 2 (0.47%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Google Play
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.72%) HTTP
2 7 (1.63%) FTP
3 6 (1.40%) SSL
4 4 (0.93%) SSH
5 3 (0.70%) Internet
6 2 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.14%) GIS
2 56 (13.02%) SQL Server
3 51 (11.86%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.28%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.42%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.19%) Spatial Data
7 18 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.26%) MySQL
11 13 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.63%) QGIS
13 6 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.40%) MS Access
13 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.16%) QlikView
14 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 77 (17.91%) Maven
2 69 (16.05%) JIRA
3 64 (14.88%) Jenkins
4 51 (11.86%) JBehave
5 48 (11.16%) Gradle
6 46 (10.70%) Cucumber
7 44 (10.23%) Selenium
8 38 (8.84%) Subversion
9 33 (7.67%) Eclipse
10 32 (7.44%) Git (software)
11 26 (6.05%) Artifactory
12 15 (3.49%) Hudson
13 14 (3.26%) JUnit
14 12 (2.79%) Bower
14 12 (2.79%) Jasmine
14 12 (2.79%) JProfiler
15 9 (2.09%) gulp
16 7 (1.63%) NetBeans
17 6 (1.40%) GitLab
17 6 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 86 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (3.72%) Banking
3 7 (1.63%) Law
4 3 (0.70%) Retail
5 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.47%) Marketing
5 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.23%) Games
6 1 (0.23%) International Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (24.65%) Web Services
2 99 (23.02%) AngularJS
2 99 (23.02%) HTML
3 86 (20.00%) CSS
4 75 (17.44%) jQuery
5 69 (16.05%) PostGIS
6 68 (15.81%) OpenLayers
7 66 (15.35%) REST
8 62 (14.42%) .NET
9 61 (14.19%) Leaflet
10 60 (13.95%) Spring
11 50 (11.63%) XML
12 48 (11.16%) Java EE
13 45 (10.47%) Hibernate
14 44 (10.23%) RESTful
15 43 (10.00%) Node.js
15 43 (10.00%) SOAP
16 37 (8.60%) HTML5
17 35 (8.14%) JSF
18 32 (7.44%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.70%) User Experience
2 18 (4.19%) iPad
3 14 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.09%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.40%) iSeries
9 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.40%) Tandem
10 5 (1.16%) Physics
11 3 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (0.70%) CMDB
11 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.70%) iPhone
11 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.47%) Photography
12 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.23%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.44%) Linux
2 28 (6.51%) Unix
3 21 (4.88%) Windows
4 16 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.63%) Android
6 5 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.70%) zOS
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.23%) MVS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.65%) Scrum
3 87 (20.23%) Open Source
4 72 (16.74%) TDD
5 70 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (13.95%) SDLC
7 46 (10.70%) Web Development
8 43 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 39 (9.07%) BDD
9 39 (9.07%) MVC
9 39 (9.07%) SOA
10 33 (7.67%) ETL
11 29 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (6.05%) Front End Development
13 25 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 24 (5.58%) OO
15 22 (5.12%) OOD
16 21 (4.88%) Integration Testing
17 20 (4.65%) Migration
18 19 (4.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 202 (46.98%) Java
2 171 (39.77%) JavaScript
3 112 (26.05%) SQL
4 93 (21.63%) Python
5 55 (12.79%) C#
6 34 (7.91%) PL/SQL
7 32 (7.44%) PHP
8 19 (4.42%) Perl
9 15 (3.49%) CoffeeScript
10 14 (3.26%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.33%) Apple Swift
12 9 (2.09%) ES6
13 7 (1.63%) Ruby
13 7 (1.63%) VBA
14 6 (1.40%) C
14 6 (1.40%) JCL
14 6 (1.40%) JSX
15 5 (1.16%) C++
15 5 (1.16%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (4.88%) Degree
2 12 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.81%) QA
2 24 (5.58%) WCAG
3 18 (4.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.40%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (1.16%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (0.93%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (6.51%) Ansible
2 5 (1.16%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.23%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 70 (16.28%) Oracle
2 61 (14.19%) ESRI
3 33 (7.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.49%) VMware
5 14 (3.26%) IBM
6 9 (2.09%) Charles River
7 7 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.40%) Teradata
9 5 (1.16%) Cognos
9 5 (1.16%) Informatica
9 5 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.93%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.70%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.70%) webMethods
12 2 (0.47%) CA
12 2 (0.47%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.47%) Sybase
13 1 (0.23%) Google
13 1 (0.23%) Zend
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