The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 404 523 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.76% 17.67% 26.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.83% 18.50% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 279 408
Median daily rate £350 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
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
2724 2827 2406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.78% 95.54% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 1472 1347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
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 96 80
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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 Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +1 185 £375 - 43
Glasgow +2 182 £330 -12.00% 65
Renfrewshire -32 10 £290 -3.33% 3
Stirling -9 9 £475 +18.75%
Aberdeen +4 4 - - 1
Fife +2 4 £163 -51.85% 1
West Lothian -1 3 £420 +12.00% 2
Dundee 0 1 - - 2
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 322 (36.76%) Java
2 314 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
3 283 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 270 (30.82%) SQL
5 206 (23.52%) HTML
6 199 (22.72%) CSS
7 186 (21.23%) AngularJS
8 182 (20.78%) Finance
9 150 (17.12%) .NET
10 147 (16.78%) SQL Server
11 140 (15.98%) Web Services
12 134 (15.30%) Spring
13 130 (14.84%) jQuery
14 129 (14.73%) C#
15 119 (13.58%) Oracle
16 116 (13.24%) Scrum
17 113 (12.90%) TDD
18 111 (12.67%) HTML5
19 110 (12.56%) SDLC
20 108 (12.33%) Web Development
21 105 (11.99%) MVC
22 104 (11.87%) REST
23 100 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
24 99 (11.30%) XML
25 98 (11.19%) Linux
25 98 (11.19%) OO
26 89 (10.16%) Banking
27 87 (9.93%) SOAP
28 86 (9.82%) Python
29 79 (9.02%) Microsoft

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 63 (7.19%) JBoss
2 58 (6.62%) Node.js
3 54 (6.16%) GeoServer
4 30 (3.42%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.51%) Apache
5 22 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.40%) SAS
7 18 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.60%) CMS
10 13 (1.48%) ArcGIS
11 11 (1.26%) Drupal
12 10 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.14%) nginx
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.57%) Confluence
14 5 (0.57%) IIS
14 5 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.23%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.23%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.28%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.46%) Global One
6 3 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) KANA IQ
7 2 (0.23%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.34%) iTunes
3 3 (0.34%) Office 365
3 3 (0.34%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Heroku
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Google Play
5 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.22%) HTTP
2 16 (1.83%) SSL
3 8 (0.91%) FTP
4 5 (0.57%) LDAP
5 3 (0.34%) DNS
5 3 (0.34%) Firewall
5 3 (0.34%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.34%) Network Security
5 3 (0.34%) SMTP
5 3 (0.34%) SNMP
5 3 (0.34%) SSH
5 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.23%) DHCP
6 2 (0.23%) Internet
6 2 (0.23%) Intranet
6 2 (0.23%) IPv4
6 2 (0.23%) IPv6
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.53%) GIS
3 65 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 60 (6.85%) NoSQL
5 52 (5.94%) RDBMS
6 37 (4.22%) DB2
7 34 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 33 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (3.42%) MongoDB
10 29 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (1.94%) MySQL
14 17 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (1.48%) MS Access
18 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
19 11 (1.26%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 79 (9.02%) Maven
2 66 (7.53%) Subversion
3 65 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 65 (7.42%) JUnit
4 64 (7.31%) Eclipse
5 59 (6.74%) Jenkins
6 57 (6.51%) JIRA
7 48 (5.48%) Gradle
8 36 (4.11%) JBehave
9 32 (3.65%) Selenium
10 30 (3.42%) Cucumber
11 25 (2.85%) Mockito
12 24 (2.74%) JProfiler
13 20 (2.28%) Jasmine
14 19 (2.17%) Hudson
15 18 (2.05%) Bitbucket
16 16 (1.83%) gulp
17 14 (1.60%) Visual Studio
18 13 (1.48%) Artifactory
18 13 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 182 (20.78%) Finance
2 89 (10.16%) Banking
3 32 (3.65%) Front Office
4 20 (2.28%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.48%) Retail
6 11 (1.26%) Games
7 5 (0.57%) Legal
8 4 (0.46%) Back Office
8 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.34%) Law
9 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.23%) Marketing
10 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.11%) International Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (23.52%) HTML
2 199 (22.72%) CSS
3 186 (21.23%) AngularJS
4 150 (17.12%) .NET
5 140 (15.98%) Web Services
6 134 (15.30%) Spring
7 130 (14.84%) jQuery
8 111 (12.67%) HTML5
9 104 (11.87%) REST
10 99 (11.30%) XML
11 87 (9.93%) SOAP
12 77 (8.79%) CSS3
13 71 (8.11%) RESTful
14 67 (7.65%) J2EE
15 65 (7.42%) Hibernate
15 65 (7.42%) React
16 62 (7.08%) ASP.NET
17 54 (6.16%) PostGIS
18 52 (5.94%) Java EE
18 52 (5.94%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.05%) User Experience
3 34 (3.88%) iPad
4 25 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.94%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.60%) Animation
7 14 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.48%) Equities
8 13 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.37%) iPhone
10 10 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.03%) Clustering
12 8 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.80%) Physics
13 7 (0.80%) RenderMan
14 6 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.19%) Linux
2 76 (8.68%) Unix
3 56 (6.39%) Apple iOS
4 51 (5.82%) Windows
5 38 (4.34%) Android
6 20 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.68%) AIX
8 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.34%) Debian
10 3 (0.34%) SUSE
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.34%) zOS
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (13.24%) Scrum
3 113 (12.90%) TDD
4 110 (12.56%) SDLC
5 108 (12.33%) Web Development
6 105 (11.99%) MVC
7 100 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (11.19%) OO
9 79 (9.02%) Open Source
10 78 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 70 (7.99%) SOA
12 69 (7.88%) OOD
13 56 (6.39%) Front End Development
14 54 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (6.05%) Migration
15 53 (6.05%) Software Engineering
16 49 (5.59%) ETL
17 46 (5.25%) iOS Development
18 38 (4.34%) BDD
18 38 (4.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 322 (36.76%) Java
2 283 (32.31%) JavaScript
3 270 (30.82%) SQL
4 129 (14.73%) C#
5 86 (9.82%) Python
6 63 (7.19%) PL/SQL
7 54 (6.16%) Perl
8 42 (4.79%) PHP
9 34 (3.88%) Objective-C
9 34 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 29 (3.31%) Apple Swift
11 25 (2.85%) C++
12 21 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.94%) VBA
14 16 (1.83%) VB
15 15 (1.71%) C
15 15 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
16 11 (1.26%) ES6
17 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (4.57%) Degree
2 21 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.42%) QA
2 23 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.26%) WCAG
4 9 (1.03%) SLA
5 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) SEPA
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.03%) Docker
2 6 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (1.37%) Ansible
2 6 (0.68%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.57%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.46%) Kibana
5 3 (0.34%) logstash
5 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) Cacti
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
6 2 (0.23%) Munin
6 2 (0.23%) Nagios
6 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) Graphite
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 119 (13.58%) Oracle
2 79 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.14%) IBM
4 41 (4.68%) ESRI
5 36 (4.11%) Sybase
6 21 (2.40%) VMware
7 12 (1.37%) Charles River
7 12 (1.37%) Pega
8 11 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.03%) Adobe
9 9 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.91%) Apple
11 7 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.80%) Teradata
12 6 (0.68%) Informatica
12 6 (0.68%) Kony
12 6 (0.68%) Nintex
13 5 (0.57%) Cognos
13 5 (0.57%) SAP
14 3 (0.34%) HP
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