The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stirling region that had Development Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Specialist
Rank - 20 19
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 4.65% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.71% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Development Specialist
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
63 85 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 94.03% 98.84% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stirling region that featured Development Specialist in the job title.

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Specialist across the Stirling region.

Development Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Development Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region featuring Development Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft