The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Application Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 128 130
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 8 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.86% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 3
Median daily rate £375 £324 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.83% +29.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £181 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2088 2683 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.60% 92.68% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1496 1476
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -19.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +14 3 £375 -3.22%
Glasgow +7 3 £400 +29.03% 2
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Applications 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) CSS
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) React
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Adobe
6 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
6 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
6 4 (17.39%) Android
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) MVVM
7 3 (13.04%) Durandal
7 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
7 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
7 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
7 3 (13.04%) SOLID

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Ant
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Games
1 1 (4.35%) German Language
1 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
1 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) React
4 3 (13.04%) Aurelia
4 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
4 3 (13.04%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) Durandal
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) JSP
4 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.70%) Angular 2
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Content Management
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) MVVM
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
3 3 (13.04%) SOLID
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) Alterian
4 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft