The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Lothian region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
Software 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
37 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 92.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £447 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 - 2 £338 -
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript