The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Lothian region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 14 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.72% 2.04% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.28% 91.84% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 35
Average daily rate £360 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Software 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 Software Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 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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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
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Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) QUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Durandal
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) QUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Durandal
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript