The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 50 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.32% 1.61% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.97% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £407 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 1166 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.77% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 605 565
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 9 (27.27%) C#
6 9 (27.27%) OO
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Change Control
8 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) Web Services
9 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.15%) Kanban
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (15.15%) System Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (15.15%) SpecFlow
10 5 (15.15%) Entity Framework
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (15.15%) Secure Coding
10 5 (15.15%) VB
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms

Software Engineering
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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (15.15%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
3 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) GIS Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Delphi Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Delphi Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer in Test
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
1 7 (21.21%) CSS
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
3 5 (15.15%) Entity Framework
3 5 (15.15%) WinForms
4 4 (12.12%) Angular 2
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) React
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.03%) WPF
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.09%) Fintech
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) Change Control
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (15.15%) Kanban
8 5 (15.15%) Secure Coding
8 5 (15.15%) System Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Microservices
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.09%) OOD
10 3 (9.09%) Time Management
10 3 (9.09%) UML
10 3 (9.09%) Web Development
11 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) C
7 2 (6.06%) Delphi
7 2 (6.06%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) Ada
8 1 (3.03%) Clojure
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Progress
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