The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 81 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.66% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +8.33%
Software Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1358 1369 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.80% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 746 685
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software 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 Edinburgh region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) SSL

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) iTunes
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) MyBatis
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Thymeleaf
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Physics
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
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