The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Development Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Specialist
Rank 147 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.14% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £313 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.34% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Development Specialist
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
2682 2876 2520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.64% 95.39% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1476 1388
Median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 84 72
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Development Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Development Specialist
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 Development Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Development Specialist
UK

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Development Specialist 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase