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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 421 475 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.20% 18.41% 21.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.41% 19.60% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 270 367
Median daily rate £353 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Median hourly rate £52.17 £35.96 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.09% +10.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
1657 2423 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 93.91% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1286 1469
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 28 60
Median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +2 211 £375 -6.25% 49
Glasgow +3 151 £350 +7.69% 59
West Lothian -1 25 £375 -1.63% 3
Moray - 8 £388 -
Dundee +1 4 £375 +15.38% 1
Stirling -5 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Angus - 3 - -
Renfrewshire +16 2 £325 -13.33%
Fife -2 2 £290 +0.86%
Aberdeen -12 2 £369 -24.74% 2
Inverclyde +4 1 £375 -7.40%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £275 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 366 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 319 (37.57%) Java
4 271 (31.92%) HTML
5 238 (28.03%) CSS
6 205 (24.15%) .NET
7 204 (24.03%) SQL
8 188 (22.14%) AngularJS
9 186 (21.91%) C#
10 178 (20.97%) Finance
11 165 (19.43%) Scrum
12 135 (15.90%) MVC
12 135 (15.90%) SQL Server
13 121 (14.25%) HTML5
14 118 (13.90%) Web Services
14 118 (13.90%) TDD
15 117 (13.78%) ASP.NET
16 114 (13.43%) Web Development
17 109 (12.84%) Oracle
18 102 (12.01%) jQuery
19 99 (11.66%) Spring
20 86 (10.13%) Front End Development
21 82 (9.66%) Python
22 80 (9.42%) REST
23 77 (9.07%) Node.js
24 75 (8.83%) CSS3
25 72 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
25 72 (8.48%) Maven
26 71 (8.36%) Linux
27 69 (8.13%) 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 42 (4.95%) CMS
1 42 (4.95%) JBoss
2 35 (4.12%) GeoServer
3 19 (2.24%) Umbraco
4 16 (1.88%) Apache
4 16 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (1.30%) Confluence
8 10 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.18%) WordPress
9 9 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.06%) SAS
9 9 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.82%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.71%) IIS
13 5 (0.59%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.71%) MS Office
5 4 (0.47%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (0.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.47%) Maximo
5 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.71%) GitHub
4 5 (0.59%) iTunes
4 5 (0.59%) SaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.12%) Force.com
7 1 (0.12%) Google Play
7 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.65%) HTTP
2 8 (0.94%) Internet
3 6 (0.71%) Intranet
4 5 (0.59%) FTP
5 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) Modbus
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.83%) Relational Database
3 49 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 38 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.53%) MySQL
6 27 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (3.06%) GIS
7 26 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 26 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.88%) DB2
10 16 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (1.77%) Spatial Data
12 13 (1.53%) Big Data
12 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 72 (8.48%) Maven
2 67 (7.89%) JIRA
3 64 (7.54%) Git (software)
4 56 (6.60%) Cucumber
5 53 (6.24%) Jenkins
6 46 (5.42%) Gradle
7 43 (5.06%) Selenium
8 42 (4.95%) Subversion
9 31 (3.65%) JBehave
10 30 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 29 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (2.94%) Eclipse
13 22 (2.59%) JUnit
14 17 (2.00%) Ant
15 16 (1.88%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.65%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.41%) Android Studio
17 12 (1.41%) Artifactory
17 12 (1.41%) Grunt
18 11 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 178 (20.97%) Finance
2 58 (6.83%) Banking
3 13 (1.53%) Retail
4 10 (1.18%) Law
5 8 (0.94%) Marketing
6 7 (0.82%) Publishing
7 6 (0.71%) Back Office
8 4 (0.47%) Advertising
9 3 (0.35%) Games
9 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Front Office
10 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (31.92%) HTML
2 238 (28.03%) CSS
3 205 (24.15%) .NET
4 188 (22.14%) AngularJS
5 121 (14.25%) HTML5
6 118 (13.90%) Web Services
7 117 (13.78%) ASP.NET
8 102 (12.01%) jQuery
9 99 (11.66%) Spring
10 80 (9.42%) REST
11 77 (9.07%) Node.js
12 75 (8.83%) CSS3
13 72 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 66 (7.77%) XML
15 61 (7.18%) React
16 58 (6.83%) .NET Framework
17 57 (6.71%) RESTful
17 57 (6.71%) SOAP
18 45 (5.30%) Hibernate
19 44 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.71%) User Experience
2 36 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 36 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.65%) iPad
6 13 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.06%) Fintech
8 9 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.94%) iPhone
9 8 (0.94%) Social Media
10 7 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.71%) DataPower
12 5 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.59%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.36%) Linux
2 52 (6.12%) Android
3 47 (5.54%) Apple iOS
4 40 (4.71%) Unix
5 23 (2.71%) Windows
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.24%) MVS
7 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.24%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (19.43%) Scrum
3 135 (15.90%) MVC
4 118 (13.90%) TDD
5 114 (13.43%) Web Development
6 86 (10.13%) Front End Development
7 66 (7.77%) OO
8 64 (7.54%) BDD
8 64 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (6.12%) Microservices
10 50 (5.89%) SOA
11 47 (5.54%) Software Engineering
12 46 (5.42%) Open Source
13 45 (5.30%) Unit Testing
14 42 (4.95%) Android Development
15 38 (4.48%) ETL
16 36 (4.24%) iOS Development
17 34 (4.00%) SDLC
18 31 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (3.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 322 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 319 (37.57%) Java
3 204 (24.03%) SQL
4 186 (21.91%) C#
5 82 (9.66%) Python
6 52 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 40 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.30%) Objective-C
9 27 (3.18%) PHP
10 24 (2.83%) C++
11 16 (1.88%) Apple Swift
11 16 (1.88%) C
12 14 (1.65%) Perl
13 13 (1.53%) Ruby
13 13 (1.53%) Scala
13 13 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.53%) VBA
14 10 (1.18%) VB
15 9 (1.06%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 61 (7.18%) Degree
2 27 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.35%) MCAD
5 3 (0.35%) MCSD
5 3 (0.35%) MCTS
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.12%) HNC
7 1 (0.12%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.18%) QA
2 20 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.47%) WCAG
4 3 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.35%) MiFID
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) Basel III
6 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
System Software
1 12 (1.41%) Docker
2 5 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.77%) Ansible
2 7 (0.82%) AirWatch
2 7 (0.82%) Puppet
3 5 (0.59%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 109 (12.84%) Oracle
2 69 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.00%) ESRI
4 24 (2.83%) IBM
5 20 (2.36%) Adobe
6 17 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 15 (1.77%) Twitter
8 14 (1.65%) Sybase
9 12 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.82%) Perforce
11 7 (0.82%) SAP
12 6 (0.71%) Apple
12 6 (0.71%) Cognos
13 5 (0.59%) Alterian
14 4 (0.47%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.47%) Google
14 4 (0.47%) VMware
14 4 (0.47%) Xamarin
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