The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 136 127 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 12 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.20% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.21% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 11
Median daily rate £345 £244 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £239 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £249 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.82%
Applications Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2723 2797 2381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.78% 95.56% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1456 1321
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 93 81
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Glasgow - 5 £310 - 3
Edinburgh -3 3 £388 +58.97% 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £300 -
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Applications 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) JUnit
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) VBA
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.04%) MS Access
8 3 (13.04%) RAD
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (8.70%) FishEye
9 2 (8.70%) MyBatis
9 2 (8.70%) Thymeleaf

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) FishEye
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JBehave
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) International Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) MyBatis
4 2 (8.70%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Animation
1 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) RAD
2 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Release Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Android Development
4 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) AWK
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C-shell
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) sed
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) VMware