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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 110 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 24 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.36% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 9
Median daily rate £315 £256 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% -26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £241 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £271 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
2327 3044 2602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.02% 95.13% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1544 1375
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 61
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Renfrewshire -4 11 £305 -
Glasgow - 5 £310 - 2
Edinburgh -7 3 £420 +63.90% 1
Dundee - 3 £225 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (69.70%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) jQuery
5 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 6 (18.18%) Release Management
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) C++
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) VBA
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) OO
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) Android
9 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
10 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 3 (9.09%) RAD
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.09%) MS Access
11 2 (6.06%) VB
11 2 (6.06%) VB.NET

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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JBehave
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) International Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) jQuery
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) CakePHP
3 1 (3.03%) Cocoa
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.03%) LINQ
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) VXML
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) WSDL
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 6 (18.18%) Release Management
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) RAD
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Android Development
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.03%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) ILOG
3 1 (3.03%) Genesys
3 1 (3.03%) IBM