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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 43.75% 38.37% 25.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.67% 39.29% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 2
Average daily rate £425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £353 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £533 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
45 84 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 93.75% 97.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 12
Average daily rate £350 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) ETL
3 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) Front Office
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
6 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) XML
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (13.33%) Spring
8 4 (13.33%) Unix

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) jMock
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
1 3 (10.00%) Mockito
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (23.33%) Front Office
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) Spring
3 4 (13.33%) Spring Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) Ext JS
4 3 (10.00%) JAXB
4 3 (10.00%) JDBC
4 3 (10.00%) JMS
4 3 (10.00%) JPA
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ETL
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.00%) AOP
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) KYC
7 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Nintex
2 3 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
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