The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Highlands region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 63.64% 9.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 63.64% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% +6.41%
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 Highlands 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
Highlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 100.00% 84.38% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £280 £308 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £110 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £363 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.18 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.10% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

Developer
Contract Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Inverness - 7 £275 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Highlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Information Management
1 7 (100.00%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) LIMS
3 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) ISO13485
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) GMP

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands 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:

General
1 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) LIMS
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Management
1 7 (100.00%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (57.14%) ISO13485
2 1 (14.29%) GMP