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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 483 617 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.58% 18.83% 24.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.75% 19.81% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 342 359
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -36.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
2123 3115 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.86% 95.06% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1625 1337
Median daily rate £350 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 71 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £40.50 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 246 £350 -6.04% 42
Glasgow +1 156 £350 +2.94% 49
Renfrewshire +7 19 £300 -11.76% 3
West Lothian +3 10 £378 +16.15% 2
Highlands +5 7 £275 -24.13%
Aberdeen - 7 £350 -
Aberdeenshire - 7 £388 - 1
Dundee -7 3 £225 -35.71% 1
Stirling -8 3 - - 2
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £450 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 428 (48.25%) Java
2 354 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (36.64%) JavaScript
4 272 (30.67%) SQL
5 237 (26.72%) HTML
6 188 (21.20%) Finance
6 188 (21.20%) CSS
7 178 (20.07%) C#
8 174 (19.62%) AngularJS
9 161 (18.15%) Scrum
10 157 (17.70%) .NET
11 156 (17.59%) Web Services
12 151 (17.02%) Spring
13 141 (15.90%) SQL Server
14 137 (15.45%) jQuery
15 127 (14.32%) Python
16 126 (14.21%) TDD
17 121 (13.64%) XML
17 121 (13.64%) Linux
17 121 (13.64%) OO
17 121 (13.64%) SDLC
18 119 (13.42%) Oracle
19 118 (13.30%) Maven
20 117 (13.19%) Open Source
21 115 (12.97%) Web Development
22 112 (12.63%) Unix
23 111 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
24 103 (11.61%) JBoss
25 93 (10.48%) HTML5
26 92 (10.37%) MVC

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
1 103 (11.61%) JBoss
2 85 (9.58%) GeoServer
3 22 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.92%) Apache
5 16 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.69%) CMS
7 11 (1.24%) IIS
7 11 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (1.24%) SAS
8 10 (1.13%) Drupal
9 8 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.68%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.34%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 3 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) DOC1
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (1.80%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.45%) Global One
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.23%) KANA IQ
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.56%) iTunes
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.59%) HTTP
2 12 (1.35%) FTP
3 9 (1.01%) SSL
4 7 (0.79%) Internet
4 7 (0.79%) SSH
5 5 (0.56%) LDAP
5 5 (0.56%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.34%) DNS
6 3 (0.34%) Firewall
6 3 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.34%) Network Security
6 3 (0.34%) SMTP
6 3 (0.34%) SNMP
7 2 (0.23%) DHCP
7 2 (0.23%) IPv4
7 2 (0.23%) IPv6
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.81%) Relational Database
3 86 (9.70%) GIS
4 69 (7.78%) DB2
5 62 (6.99%) RDBMS
6 56 (6.31%) NoSQL
7 43 (4.85%) Oracle Database
8 31 (3.49%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (1.92%) Spatial Data
13 17 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.80%) MySQL
15 13 (1.47%) MS Access
16 11 (1.24%) QlikView
17 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (1.01%) QGIS
18 8 (0.90%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 118 (13.30%) Maven
2 90 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 81 (9.13%) Subversion
4 77 (8.68%) JIRA
5 76 (8.57%) JUnit
6 69 (7.78%) Gradle
7 63 (7.10%) Cucumber
8 62 (6.99%) Git (software)
9 57 (6.43%) JBehave
10 55 (6.20%) Selenium
11 52 (5.86%) Eclipse
12 41 (4.62%) Artifactory
13 24 (2.71%) Jasmine
14 21 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (2.14%) Visual Studio
16 17 (1.92%) Grunt
17 16 (1.80%) Hudson
17 16 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
18 15 (1.69%) Bower
19 14 (1.58%) Mockito
General
1 188 (21.20%) Finance
2 88 (9.92%) Banking
3 33 (3.72%) Front Office
4 23 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.13%) Law
6 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.68%) Electronics
7 6 (0.68%) Games
7 6 (0.68%) Legal
7 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.34%) Advertising
8 3 (0.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.11%) Automotive
10 1 (0.11%) Back Office
10 1 (0.11%) Billing
10 1 (0.11%) International Banking
10 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (26.72%) HTML
2 188 (21.20%) CSS
3 174 (19.62%) AngularJS
4 157 (17.70%) .NET
5 156 (17.59%) Web Services
6 151 (17.02%) Spring
7 137 (15.45%) jQuery
8 121 (13.64%) XML
9 93 (10.48%) HTML5
10 89 (10.03%) Hibernate
10 89 (10.03%) SOAP
11 86 (9.70%) REST
12 85 (9.58%) PostGIS
13 84 (9.47%) OpenLayers
14 76 (8.57%) Leaflet
15 72 (8.12%) ASP.NET
16 69 (7.78%) JMS
17 66 (7.44%) Java EE
18 62 (6.99%) CSS3
19 59 (6.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.12%) User Experience
3 27 (3.04%) Equity Derivative
4 24 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.14%) iPad
7 16 (1.80%) Equities
8 15 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.69%) Derivative
8 15 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.24%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.13%) Animation
12 10 (1.13%) iPhone
12 10 (1.13%) iSeries
13 9 (1.01%) Clustering
13 9 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 121 (13.64%) Linux
2 112 (12.63%) Unix
3 41 (4.62%) Windows
4 38 (4.28%) Android
5 36 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.68%) AIX
6 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.45%) zOS
8 3 (0.34%) Debian
8 3 (0.34%) SUSE
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (18.15%) Scrum
3 126 (14.21%) TDD
4 121 (13.64%) OO
4 121 (13.64%) SDLC
5 117 (13.19%) Open Source
6 115 (12.97%) Web Development
7 111 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (10.37%) MVC
9 86 (9.70%) OOD
10 72 (8.12%) Unit Testing
11 65 (7.33%) Front End Development
12 64 (7.22%) SOA
13 60 (6.76%) BDD
13 60 (6.76%) Software Engineering
14 48 (5.41%) Workflow
15 43 (4.85%) ETL
16 40 (4.51%) Multithreading
17 33 (3.72%) Microservices
17 33 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 428 (48.25%) Java
2 325 (36.64%) JavaScript
3 272 (30.67%) SQL
4 178 (20.07%) C#
5 127 (14.32%) Python
6 85 (9.58%) Perl
7 54 (6.09%) C++
8 43 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 37 (4.17%) PHP
10 36 (4.06%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.04%) VB
12 23 (2.59%) VBA
13 21 (2.37%) VB.NET
14 19 (2.14%) CoffeeScript
15 18 (2.03%) C
16 15 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.35%) ES6
18 9 (1.01%) JCL
18 9 (1.01%) Scala
19 8 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (7.44%) Degree
2 26 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) MCP
5 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.38%) WCAG
2 28 (3.16%) QA
3 19 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.45%) ISO13485
5 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.34%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.23%) WAI
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) GMP
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (1.58%) Docker
2 8 (0.90%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (0.79%) GeoWebCache
4 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (4.74%) Ansible
2 7 (0.79%) Mesos
3 6 (0.68%) Marathon
3 6 (0.68%) Packer
4 5 (0.56%) Chronos
4 5 (0.56%) Puppet
5 4 (0.45%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.34%) Kibana
6 3 (0.34%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.23%) Cacti
7 2 (0.23%) Graphite
7 2 (0.23%) Munin
7 2 (0.23%) Nagios
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (13.42%) Oracle
2 76 (8.57%) ESRI
3 67 (7.55%) Sybase
4 59 (6.65%) Microsoft
5 29 (3.27%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.37%) IBM
7 16 (1.80%) VMware
8 9 (1.01%) Charles River
9 8 (0.90%) Cognos
9 8 (0.90%) Nintex
10 6 (0.68%) HP
10 6 (0.68%) ILOG
10 6 (0.68%) Talend
11 5 (0.56%) Adobe
11 5 (0.56%) Apple
11 5 (0.56%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.45%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.45%) Informatica
12 4 (0.45%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.34%) Twitter
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