The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Fife 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 16.95% 18.75% 21.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.54% 20.00% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£319 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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 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
57 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 96.61% 93.75% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
Average daily rate £328 £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £373 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -54.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.48 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

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

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -8 4 £338 - 1
Glenrothes - 1 £288 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) RESTful
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (26.32%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) UML
8 4 (21.05%) OOP
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Subversion
8 4 (21.05%) Maven
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) JPA
9 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Web Development
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Java EE
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (10.53%) LabVIEW
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) JPA
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
5 3 (15.79%) JDBC
5 3 (15.79%) Servlets
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (5.26%) JavaBeans
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) OO
1 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe