The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 62 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 0.17% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.18% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%
Applications 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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 558 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.25% 94.74% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 254 420
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £429 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.72 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -2.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £117.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) E-business
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
3 1 (16.67%) AMQP
3 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
1 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ATL
1 1 (16.67%) COM+
1 1 (16.67%) DCOM
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) STL
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google