The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Scotland / Stirling
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 22.22% 51.06% 30.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 51.06% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
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 Stirling. 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
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18 47 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 30
Median daily rate £400 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -16.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Stirling

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Stirling

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Stirling over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Stirling

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stirling region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Content Management
4 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (44.44%) Web Design
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Content Management
4 4 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
4 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
4 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile First
4 4 (44.44%) Service Design
4 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 6 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) FileNet
3 1 (11.11%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) Grunt
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) CSS3
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
2 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Handlebars
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) OSGi
4 1 (11.11%) RequireJS
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile First
2 4 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (44.44%) Service Design
2 4 (44.44%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Infographics
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Alterian
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle