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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 2 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 46.30% 39.34% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.30% 39.34% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 5
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

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
54 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 31
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £9.84 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 -1 25 £375 -1.63% 3
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 18 (51.43%) HTML
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) AngularJS
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 14 (40.00%) Scrum
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 13 (37.14%) .NET
7 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
7 12 (34.29%) C#
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 9 (25.71%) Java
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
11 7 (20.00%) HTML5
11 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Spring
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) MVC
12 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (17.14%) jQuery
12 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (14.29%) Web Development
13 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (14.29%) Web Services
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (11.43%) Test Automation

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 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) DbUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Mockito
2 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) AngularJS
4 13 (37.14%) .NET
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.00%) HTML5
6 7 (20.00%) Spring
7 6 (17.14%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) Angular 2
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.43%) React
9 4 (11.43%) Sass
9 4 (11.43%) Spring Integration
10 3 (8.57%) Aurelia
10 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.57%) Durandal
10 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.71%) CSS3
11 2 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) Microservices
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.71%) Android Development
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.71%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) COBOL
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) SQR
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft