The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Fife region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Fife
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 14.29% 17.24% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 18.52% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £310 £320 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
26 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 92.86% 93.10% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 11
Median daily rate £310 £320 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £650 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.85 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Fife region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Fife region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Fife region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +2 4 £310 +13.76%
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 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 Fife region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft