The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Highlands 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 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 37.04% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 45.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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%
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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
22 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 81.48% 75.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £323 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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 the Highlands

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands 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 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) J2EE
1 12 (75.00%) Ant
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) OOP
1 12 (75.00%) OO
1 12 (75.00%) OOD
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
1 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) SDLC
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Ant
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) J2EE
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) OOP
1 12 (75.00%) OO
1 12 (75.00%) OOD
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
1 12 (75.00%) SDLC
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared