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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 34 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 31.78% 16.28% 29.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.08% 17.07% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 25
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £500
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 £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
106 41 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 99.07% 95.35% 90.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 58
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 40 (68.97%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) Finance
4 15 (25.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (25.86%) XML
4 15 (25.86%) Banking
5 14 (24.14%) Spring
5 14 (24.14%) Front Office
6 12 (20.69%) .NET
6 12 (20.69%) Derivative
7 11 (18.97%) Oracle
7 11 (18.97%) XSLT
8 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 9 (15.52%) HTML5
10 8 (13.79%) Java SE
10 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
10 8 (13.79%) MS Access
10 8 (13.79%) Workflow
11 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.07%) FileNet
11 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.07%) Sybase
11 7 (12.07%) C#
12 6 (10.34%) Control-M
12 6 (10.34%) REST
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
13 5 (8.62%) Web Development
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (8.62%) Reuters

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (12.07%) FileNet
2 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) MS Access
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Subversion
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
1 3 (5.17%) JUnit
1 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 14 (24.14%) Front Office
4 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) XML
2 14 (24.14%) Spring
3 12 (20.69%) .NET
4 11 (18.97%) XSLT
5 10 (17.24%) HTML
6 9 (15.52%) HTML5
7 8 (13.79%) Java SE
8 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.34%) REST
10 5 (8.62%) J2EE
11 4 (6.90%) JSP
11 4 (6.90%) Web Services
11 4 (6.90%) jQuery
11 4 (6.90%) WPF
11 4 (6.90%) Java EE
11 4 (6.90%) Dojo
11 4 (6.90%) JRules
11 4 (6.90%) Spring Integration
12 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (20.69%) Derivative
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Workflow
2 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
3 5 (8.62%) Web Development
4 4 (6.90%) OO
4 4 (6.90%) Document Management
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) Functional Programming
5 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.17%) Scrum
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 2 (3.45%) ETL
6 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.45%) TDD
6 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.72%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.62%) VB
6 4 (6.90%) VBA
6 4 (6.90%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) Clojure
6 4 (6.90%) Haskell
7 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Sybase
3 5 (8.62%) Reuters
3 5 (8.62%) Bloomberg
3 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Nintex
4 3 (5.17%) Alterian
5 2 (3.45%) Charles River
5 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Murex