Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 12.69% 17.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.18% 17.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £406 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +4.83% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £46.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.93% +23.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 129 93 79
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 98.94% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 35
Aberdeen median daily rate £361 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.42% +25.00% -26.86%
10th Percentile £132 £146 £135
90th Percentile £475 £395 £483
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 11
Aberdeen median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.14% -59.72% +150.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.08 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.88 £46.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Aberdeen

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Aberdeen

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Aberdeen

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Aberdeen

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Aberdeen region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) SharePoint
2 14 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) Document Management
3 13 (76.47%) Intranet
4 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (47.06%) Refactoring
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (23.53%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (11.76%) SQL
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (5.88%) Power BI
12 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
12 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
12 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 15 (88.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Document Management
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Refactoring
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft