The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 760 594 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.17% 23.61% 20.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.89% 25.53% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 325 243
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 14
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.67 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.37% -3.80%
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
2631 2327 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.07% 92.49% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1159 1096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 97
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 +1 387 £375 +15.38% 78
Glasgow +1 231 £350 +12.00% 81
Stirling +14 44 £450 - 8
Aberdeen -2 20 £350 +7.69% 6
West Lothian -2 7 £290 -27.50% 9
Renfrewshire -10 7 £310 -10.14% 1
Dundee -2 2 £288 +4.54% 4
Aberdeenshire +2 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Highlands - - - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Fife - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 543 (37.45%) Java
2 443 (30.55%) SQL
3 383 (26.41%) JavaScript
4 380 (26.21%) HTML
5 372 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
6 349 (24.07%) .NET
7 338 (23.31%) Finance
8 328 (22.62%) C#
9 319 (22.00%) CSS
10 301 (20.76%) SQL Server
11 286 (19.72%) XML
12 260 (17.93%) Oracle
13 244 (16.83%) jQuery
14 222 (15.31%) Banking
15 178 (12.28%) MVC
16 174 (12.00%) ASP.NET
17 159 (10.97%) HTML5
18 156 (10.76%) PL/SQL
18 156 (10.76%) Microsoft
19 155 (10.69%) TDD
20 154 (10.62%) Spring
20 154 (10.62%) Web Services
21 143 (9.86%) OO
22 127 (8.76%) Relational Database
23 126 (8.69%) UNIX
24 117 (8.07%) JBoss
25 116 (8.00%) SharePoint
25 116 (8.00%) J2EE
26 105 (7.24%) SOA
27 102 (7.03%) Java EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 117 (8.07%) JBoss
2 116 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 62 (4.28%) CMS
4 50 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 40 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 40 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 39 (2.69%) Apache
7 38 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (2.07%) SAS
9 27 (1.86%) FileNet
10 19 (1.31%) IIS
11 17 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 17 (1.17%) Umbraco
12 14 (0.97%) MS Project Server
13 12 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.69%) Node.js
15 8 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (0.55%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.10%) InfoPath
3 13 (0.90%) MS Project
4 7 (0.48%) MS Office
5 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.069%) Maya
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.069%) Houdini
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.28%) Tridion
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.14%) Agresso
11 1 (0.069%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.069%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.28%) Office 365
3 2 (0.14%) IaaS
3 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.069%) Force.com
4 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.069%) SaaS
4 1 (0.069%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.55%) HTTP
2 22 (1.52%) Intranet
3 14 (0.97%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.55%) Internet
5 4 (0.28%) Extranet
6 1 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.069%) Network Security
6 1 (0.069%) SSL
6 1 (0.069%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 127 (8.76%) Relational Database
3 90 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (4.83%) RDBMS
7 68 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (4.48%) Oracle Database
9 44 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 41 (2.83%) DB2
11 30 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 21 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
14 20 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (1.31%) MySQL
15 19 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (0.97%) QlikView
18 14 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 88 (6.07%) Visual Studio
2 57 (3.93%) Maven
3 49 (3.38%) Eclipse
4 47 (3.24%) Subversion
5 45 (3.10%) JUnit
6 43 (2.97%) Git (software)
7 32 (2.21%) Jasmine
8 28 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
9 26 (1.79%) Selenium
10 22 (1.52%) Grunt
11 21 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.45%) CruiseControl
12 19 (1.31%) JProfiler
12 19 (1.31%) Mercurial
13 18 (1.24%) JIRA
14 16 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.83%) Jenkins
15 12 (0.83%) QUnit
15 12 (0.83%) FitNesse
16 11 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 338 (23.31%) Finance
2 222 (15.31%) Banking
3 52 (3.59%) Front Office
4 31 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 22 (1.52%) Retail
6 15 (1.03%) Advertising
7 9 (0.62%) Back Office
8 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.28%) Marketing
10 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.21%) Publishing
10 3 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.069%) Billing
12 1 (0.069%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.069%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.069%) Law
12 1 (0.069%) Legal
12 1 (0.069%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (26.21%) HTML
2 349 (24.07%) .NET
3 319 (22.00%) CSS
4 286 (19.72%) XML
5 244 (16.83%) jQuery
6 174 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 159 (10.97%) HTML5
8 154 (10.62%) Web Services
8 154 (10.62%) Spring
9 116 (8.00%) J2EE
10 102 (7.03%) Java EE
11 97 (6.69%) Hibernate
12 92 (6.34%) JSP
13 91 (6.28%) CSS3
14 81 (5.59%) JSF
15 78 (5.38%) .NET Framework
16 77 (5.31%) SOAP
17 76 (5.24%) XSLT
18 75 (5.17%) AngularJS
19 67 (4.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.24%) User Experience
3 42 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.00%) Open Source
7 19 (1.31%) Derivative
8 17 (1.17%) Visualisation
9 13 (0.90%) Equities
10 12 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.76%) iPhone
12 9 (0.62%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (0.48%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.48%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.48%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.48%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.48%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 126 (8.69%) UNIX
2 86 (5.93%) Linux
3 82 (5.66%) Windows
4 49 (3.38%) Android
5 48 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.41%) AIX
7 6 (0.41%) Solaris
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.21%) zOS
10 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (12.28%) MVC
3 155 (10.69%) TDD
4 143 (9.86%) OO
5 105 (7.24%) SOA
6 94 (6.48%) Unit Testing
7 83 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (5.38%) Web Development
9 73 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (5.03%) Multithreading
10 65 (4.48%) Scrum
11 62 (4.28%) Web Design
11 62 (4.28%) ETL
12 54 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
13 53 (3.66%) Workflow
14 48 (3.31%) Data Modelling
15 43 (2.97%) Migration
16 39 (2.69%) Android Development
16 39 (2.69%) iOS Development
17 38 (2.62%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 543 (37.45%) Java
2 443 (30.55%) SQL
3 383 (26.41%) JavaScript
4 328 (22.62%) C#
5 156 (10.76%) PL/SQL
6 86 (5.93%) T-SQL
7 77 (5.31%) C++
8 75 (5.17%) Perl
9 57 (3.93%) VBA
10 45 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 31 (2.14%) PHP
12 29 (2.00%) Python
13 24 (1.66%) VB
14 23 (1.59%) Objective-C
15 22 (1.52%) Ruby
16 19 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.10%) VBScript
18 14 (0.97%) Scala
19 12 (0.83%) PowerShell
20 9 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 55 (3.79%) Degree
2 14 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.14%) MCSD
5 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.069%) PhD
6 1 (0.069%) OCP
6 1 (0.069%) OCA
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.069%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.069%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.38%) QA
2 6 (0.41%) WCAG
3 3 (0.21%) WAI
3 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.069%) HL7
5 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.14%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (0.28%) Control-M
2 3 (0.21%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.069%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.069%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 260 (17.93%) Oracle
2 156 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 61 (4.21%) Sybase
4 41 (2.83%) Business Objects
5 38 (2.62%) IBM
6 27 (1.86%) SAP
7 25 (1.72%) Tableau
8 18 (1.24%) HP
9 17 (1.17%) Cognos
10 16 (1.10%) Ab Initio
10 16 (1.10%) Twitter
11 15 (1.03%) Google
11 15 (1.03%) Informatica
12 13 (0.90%) Adobe
13 12 (0.83%) Kofax
14 9 (0.62%) CheckPoint
14 9 (0.62%) Guidewire
15 8 (0.55%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.48%) Sitecore
17 6 (0.41%) Ektron
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