The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stirling region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 8 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 15.63% 20.51% 48.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.63% 21.62% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 20
Median daily rate £338 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.05% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £477 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £489 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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 Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 37 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 100.00% 94.87% 98.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 43
Median daily rate £338 £475 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +19.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stirling region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Stirling region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 5 (62.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 4 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 4 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Alterian