The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 9.09% - 23.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 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
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 81.82% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 16
Average daily rate £150 £100 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £100 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

Developer
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
Galashiels - - - -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5