Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling 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 > Stirling
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 13.46% 11.11% 30.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.58% 11.11% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Stirling median daily rate £325 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -15.73% -3.49%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £328
90th Percentile £343 £348 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling 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 Stirling. 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
Stirling
Contract vacancies in Stirling with a recognized job title 48 72 101
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.31% 100.00% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 35
Stirling median daily rate £300 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £149 £275 £320
90th Percentile £495 £528 £535
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Stirling median hourly rate - £9.88 -
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 Stirling

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

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 Stirling region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) webpack
3 3 (42.86%) gulp
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile First
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Sass
3 3 (42.86%) LESS
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Grunt
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Grunt
1 3 (42.86%) gulp
1 3 (42.86%) webpack
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) LESS
2 3 (42.86%) React
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile First
2 3 (42.86%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter