The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 30.97% 29.09% 44.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.71% 29.63% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 15
Average daily rate
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£415 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
107 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 94.69% 98.18% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 29
Average daily rate £410 £388 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 41 (60.29%) Java
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) Spring
4 23 (33.82%) Banking
5 19 (27.94%) FileNet
6 18 (26.47%) Finance
6 18 (26.47%) HTML
6 18 (26.47%) Web Services
7 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (25.00%) Oracle
8 16 (23.53%) Eclipse
9 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
10 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.12%) Sybase
10 13 (19.12%) HTML5
11 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.18%) Document Management
12 11 (16.18%) OO
13 10 (14.71%) J2EE
13 10 (14.71%) Workflow
13 10 (14.71%) Dojo
13 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
13 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
14 9 (13.24%) CSS
14 9 (13.24%) IBM
15 8 (11.76%) UNIX
15 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
15 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
15 8 (11.76%) JPA
16 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (27.94%) FileNet
2 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) Documentum
4 2 (2.94%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.82%) MS Access
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.88%) QlikView
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.41%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.94%) DTS
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.94%) Datomic
8 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.47%) DataStage
8 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.35%) TestComplete
2 5 (7.35%) Build Forge
3 4 (5.88%) Maven
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) Ant
5 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.94%) JSUnit
General
1 23 (33.82%) Banking
2 18 (26.47%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) Spring
2 18 (26.47%) Web Services
2 18 (26.47%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
4 13 (19.12%) HTML5
5 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (14.71%) Dojo
5 10 (14.71%) J2EE
6 9 (13.24%) CSS
7 8 (11.76%) JPA
8 7 (10.29%) Apache Flex
9 5 (7.35%) JSP
9 5 (7.35%) Classic ASP
9 5 (7.35%) JMS
10 4 (5.88%) .NET
10 4 (5.88%) RESTful
10 4 (5.88%) Java EE
11 3 (4.41%) Spring Integration
11 3 (4.41%) REST
12 2 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.47%) Equities
3 1 (1.47%) Derivative
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.18%) Document Management
2 11 (16.18%) OO
3 10 (14.71%) Workflow
4 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.29%) RAD
4 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.88%) SOA
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.41%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Web Development
7 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.41%) MVC
7 3 (4.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (4.41%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) Java
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.29%) VB
6 5 (7.35%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) VBA
7 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.94%) VBScript
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) Clojure
9 1 (1.47%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Sybase
3 9 (13.24%) IBM
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.41%) Actuate
5 3 (4.41%) Cognos
6 2 (2.94%) Pega
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.47%) Business Objects