Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Highlands during the 6 months to 18 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 > Highlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 1 9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - 50.00% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category - 50.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Highlands median daily rate - £280 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.76% -
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +4.83% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Highlands median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 the Highlands. 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
Highlands
Contract vacancies in the Highlands with a recognized job title 30 16 50
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.91% 100.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Highlands median daily rate £115 £275 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.18% +150.00% -67.41%
10th Percentile £104 £126 £105
90th Percentile £218 £569 £334
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Highlands median hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.00% -33.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £34.00 £13.40 £23.35
90th Percentile £47.02 £40.50 £47.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the Highlands

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in the Highlands