The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 119 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
Applications Developer
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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 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
2572 2341 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.29% 93.83% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1139 1111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 83 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 5 £350 - 4
Glasgow -15 2 £320 +4.91% 2
Dundee - - - - 1
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 6 (22.22%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) VBA
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (18.52%) WCF
9 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 4 (14.81%) Ajax
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) XML
10 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.81%) VB
11 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle
11 3 (11.11%) JSP
11 3 (11.11%) OO

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.70%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) QUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (18.52%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.41%) D3.js
7 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) WF
7 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Equities
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
2 3 (11.11%) OO
2 3 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) SOA
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) EAI
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (3.70%) UML
4 1 (3.70%) RAD
4 1 (3.70%) BPR
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) OOD
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) VBA
6 4 (14.81%) VB
7 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) VBScript
9 1 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (3.70%) PHP
9 1 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin