The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Dundee
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 21.05% - 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £325
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 £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Dundee
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18 7 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 94.74% 100.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £185 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £130 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £370 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.30 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Dundee

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Dundee

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Dundee

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Dundee region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
2 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
2 5 (45.45%) SOLID
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Games
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) ETL

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) OOD
1 5 (45.45%) SOLID
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Lua
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP