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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 40 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 37.74% 12.50% 31.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.10% 12.50% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £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 £35.00
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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
105 48 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 99.06% 100.00% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 55
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £248 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (65.67%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) Finance
4 19 (28.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (28.36%) XML
5 15 (22.39%) Front Office
5 15 (22.39%) Banking
6 13 (19.40%) Spring
6 13 (19.40%) Derivative
6 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
6 13 (19.40%) HTML
7 12 (17.91%) .NET
7 12 (17.91%) Oracle
7 12 (17.91%) XSLT
7 12 (17.91%) Workflow
7 12 (17.91%) HTML5
8 11 (16.42%) FileNet
9 9 (13.43%) MS Access
9 9 (13.43%) REST
9 9 (13.43%) Java SE
10 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) Document Management
11 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
11 7 (10.45%) Functional Programming
11 7 (10.45%) Investment Banking
11 7 (10.45%) Clojure
11 7 (10.45%) OO
11 7 (10.45%) Sybase
11 7 (10.45%) C#
11 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (16.42%) FileNet
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.49%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MS Access
2 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) DTS
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.48%) Subversion
1 3 (4.48%) JIRA
1 3 (4.48%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Banking
2 15 (22.39%) Front Office
3 7 (10.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) XML
2 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 13 (19.40%) Spring
3 12 (17.91%) .NET
3 12 (17.91%) XSLT
3 12 (17.91%) HTML5
4 9 (13.43%) REST
4 9 (13.43%) Java SE
5 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.96%) Web Services
5 6 (8.96%) J2EE
5 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.46%) JSP
7 4 (5.97%) JRules
7 4 (5.97%) Dojo
7 4 (5.97%) WPF
7 4 (5.97%) jQuery
8 3 (4.48%) Spring Integration
8 3 (4.48%) Java EE
9 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (19.40%) Derivative
3 4 (5.97%) Equities
4 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) UNIX
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Workflow
2 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.94%) Document Management
3 7 (10.45%) OO
3 7 (10.45%) Functional Programming
4 5 (7.46%) Web Development
4 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) Scrum
5 3 (4.48%) TDD
6 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
6 2 (2.99%) MVC
6 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.45%) C#
4 7 (10.45%) Clojure
5 6 (8.96%) VB
6 5 (7.46%) VBA
7 4 (5.97%) Haskell
7 4 (5.97%) Scala
8 3 (4.48%) Lisp
8 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Sybase
3 6 (8.96%) IBM
4 5 (7.46%) Reuters
4 5 (7.46%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.48%) Alterian
5 3 (4.48%) Nintex
6 2 (2.99%) Charles River
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) Murex
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects