The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 24 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.77% - 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
112 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 99.12% 100.00% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Specialist in the job title across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) RAD
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects