The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.05% 45.90% 13.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.51% 47.46% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 4
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£290 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.54% +6.73%
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 £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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 West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 97.62% 96.72% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 27
Average daily rate £295 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the West Lothian region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the West Lothian region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -1 5 £293 -29.51% 6
Bathgate 0 2 £288 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (30.00%) User Experience
7 5 (25.00%) QUnit
7 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) Maven
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) QUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) PeopleTools
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Ajax
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
3 6 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) Durandal
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (15.00%) Ergonomics
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PeopleCode
4 1 (5.00%) SQR
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) Omniture
2 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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