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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 113 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 9 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.87% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -
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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
2558 2294 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.80% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1125 1009
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 62 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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 -11 4 £313 -10.71% 3
Glasgow +1 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) VBA
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) MS Project
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
7 4 (17.39%) InfoPath
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (17.39%) MS Project Server
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Mercurial

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Project
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) GPRS
1 1 (4.35%) PSTN
1 1 (4.35%) PPP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.35%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) CppUnit
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.35%) LINQ
5 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Health Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) EMV
3 1 (4.35%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
1 4 (17.39%) Android Development
1 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
1 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) E-business
2 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) TDD
2 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.35%) User Stories
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) VBA
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) VB6
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Google
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