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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.72% 31.58% 33.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.12% 32.88% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £391 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
85 73 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 98.84% 96.05% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 55
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.62 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.54% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 29 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
3 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
4 19 (32.76%) Dojo
4 19 (32.76%) SQL
5 18 (31.03%) HTML5
6 17 (29.31%) Banking
6 17 (29.31%) CSS
6 17 (29.31%) OO
7 16 (27.59%) Web Services
7 16 (27.59%) Spring
8 13 (22.41%) Finance
8 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
9 12 (20.69%) JPA
9 12 (20.69%) FileNet
10 11 (18.97%) Eclipse
10 11 (18.97%) Investment Banking
11 10 (17.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 9 (15.52%) Separation of Concerns
12 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
12 9 (15.52%) Workflow
13 8 (13.79%) JMS
13 8 (13.79%) IBM
13 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
13 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
14 7 (12.07%) RAD
14 7 (12.07%) VB
14 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.34%) Sybase

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (20.69%) FileNet
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.45%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.72%) Documentum
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.62%) MS Access
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.17%) QlikView
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
3 3 (5.17%) JSUnit
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.72%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.72%) Mocha
5 1 (1.72%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 17 (29.31%) Banking
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 11 (18.97%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) HTML
1 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
2 19 (32.76%) Dojo
3 18 (31.03%) HTML5
4 17 (29.31%) CSS
5 16 (27.59%) Spring
5 16 (27.59%) Web Services
6 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
7 12 (20.69%) JPA
8 8 (13.79%) JMS
9 5 (8.62%) .NET
9 5 (8.62%) J2EE
9 5 (8.62%) Classic ASP
9 5 (8.62%) RESTful
9 5 (8.62%) Spring Integration
10 4 (6.90%) REST
11 3 (5.17%) Sass
11 3 (5.17%) LESS
12 2 (3.45%) CSS3
12 2 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
1 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
1 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) OO
2 10 (17.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 9 (15.52%) Separation of Concerns
3 9 (15.52%) Workflow
3 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
4 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.07%) RAD
6 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Document Management
8 3 (5.17%) Web Development
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (1.72%) UML
10 1 (1.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) VB
5 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.62%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) VBA
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) VBScript
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) IBM
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Sybase
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Actuate
4 3 (5.17%) Cognos
5 2 (3.45%) Pega
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago