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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.27% 34.29% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 35.29% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
95 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 91.35% 97.14% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 45
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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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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 -5 14 £338 -10.00% 1
Bathgate - 2 £300 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Java
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 5 (17.24%) PeopleTools
8 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.24%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (13.79%) UNIX
9 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
9 4 (13.79%) Perl
9 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (13.79%) Spring
9 4 (13.79%) Maven

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) StreamInsight
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) PeopleTools
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.90%) Xcode
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) CSS3
6 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
7 2 (6.90%) MDX
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mechatronics
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) SCADA
3 1 (3.45%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) SDLC
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) PeopleCode
7 3 (10.34%) SQR
8 2 (6.90%) Python
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
9 1 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Omniture
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago