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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 29.31% 33.93% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.91% 34.23% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £296 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
55 111 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 94.83% 99.11% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 21
Average daily rate £450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (63.04%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) HTML5
5 18 (39.13%) AngularJS
5 18 (39.13%) CSS
5 18 (39.13%) OO
6 17 (36.96%) Spring
6 17 (36.96%) Dojo
7 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
8 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 12 (26.09%) Web Services
10 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
10 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
10 11 (23.91%) JPA
11 10 (21.74%) SQL
11 10 (21.74%) Banking
12 9 (19.57%) JMS
12 9 (19.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 8 (17.39%) Separation of Concerns
13 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
14 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
14 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
15 6 (13.04%) FileNet
15 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
15 6 (13.04%) .NET
16 5 (10.87%) MS Access
16 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (10.87%) Spring Integration
17 4 (8.70%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (13.04%) FileNet
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.87%) MS Access
3 2 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) OLAP
4 1 (2.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) JSUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Mocha
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Grunt
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) HTML
2 19 (41.30%) HTML5
3 18 (39.13%) AngularJS
3 18 (39.13%) CSS
4 17 (36.96%) Spring
4 17 (36.96%) Dojo
5 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
6 12 (26.09%) Web Services
7 11 (23.91%) JPA
8 9 (19.57%) JMS
9 6 (13.04%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) Spring Integration
11 4 (8.70%) CSS3
12 3 (6.52%) RESTful
13 2 (4.35%) Drools
13 2 (4.35%) jQuery
13 2 (4.35%) Ajax
13 2 (4.35%) JSP
13 2 (4.35%) Servlets
13 2 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) OO
2 9 (19.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 8 (17.39%) Separation of Concerns
4 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.35%) RAD
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.17%) MVC
9 1 (2.17%) TDD
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.17%) Analytics
9 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Actuate
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos