Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 6 months to 24 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 > Dundee
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 23.26% 25.58% 30.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.39% 25.58% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Dundee median daily rate £240 £278 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -17.47% +3.46%
10th Percentile £189 £213 £275
90th Percentile £296 £383 £395
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £31.20 £47.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year -33.98% +50.00% -21.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee. 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
Dundee
Contract vacancies in Dundee with a recognized job title 41 43 70
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 100.00% 86.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 26
Dundee median daily rate £240 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £112 £105 £128
90th Percentile £435 £400 £388
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Dundee median hourly rate £13.00 £11.30 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% -62.95% -5.43%
10th Percentile £10.89 £11.30 £17.70
90th Percentile £43.25 £11.30 £31.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Dundee over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Dundee

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Dundee

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

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

1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) SOLID
7 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (10.00%) CRUD
7 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Android Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) CRUD
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) QNX