The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Lothian region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 31.25% 17.71% 28.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.48% 18.28% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £302 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £525 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
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
29 93 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 90.63% 96.88% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 22
Median daily rate £332 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £460 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Lothian region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +3 10 £375 - 3
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Developer 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 West Lothian region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) User Stories
7 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) CRM
7 5 (33.33%) Java EE
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (20.00%) Kanban
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (13.33%) Graphite
10 2 (13.33%) SDLC
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 2 (13.33%) Kibana
10 2 (13.33%) Subversion
10 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (13.33%) Node.js
10 2 (13.33%) iPad

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Java EE
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) XSD
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) User Stories
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.67%) High Availability
8 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Graphite
1 2 (13.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Genesys
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Livingston
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