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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Highlands
Rank 6 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 9.09% - 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +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 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 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 100.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £183 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.59% +30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £183 £172
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.32 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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
Inverness - 1 £275 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Highlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ISO13485
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) LIMS
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Drools
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 1 (33.33%) Drools
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) LIMS
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO13485
2 1 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001