The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 108 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 15 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.40% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.51% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 29
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
Programmer
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
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Programmer
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 Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -9 6 £338 -15.62% 2
Glasgow -10 5 - - 3
West Lothian - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) HTML
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle
5 12 (26.09%) PL/SQL
6 11 (23.91%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (19.57%) jQuery
8 9 (19.57%) MVC
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
9 8 (17.39%) .NET
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 6 (13.04%) PVCS
11 6 (13.04%) C#
11 6 (13.04%) RSpec
11 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
11 6 (13.04%) Ruby
11 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (13.04%) Ember.js
11 6 (13.04%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (13.04%) Backbone.js
11 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
12 5 (10.87%) Banking
12 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.87%) iSeries
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (10.87%) RPG

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) SAS
2 3 (6.52%) Drupal
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JDE World
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) TKPROF
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Base SAS
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) PVCS
1 6 (13.04%) RSpec
1 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Toad
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.17%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) jQuery
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (13.04%) Backbone.js
5 6 (13.04%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (2.17%) Spring
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
7 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Java EE
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) iSeries
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) TDD
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Release Management
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Pattern Recognition
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.17%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Ruby
4 6 (13.04%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) RPG
6 4 (8.70%) C++
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) RPG IV
8 2 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Java
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.17%) REXX
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) JD Edwards
2 2 (4.35%) Teradata
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
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