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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 69 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.12% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.36% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £403 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -54.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
Scotland

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
849 1394 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.78% 82.44% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 745 538
Median daily rate £388 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Python
4 8 (38.10%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) OO
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Android
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Kanban
7 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
7 5 (23.81%) Android Development
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) GIS
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) C
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) Perl
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (14.29%) Objective-C

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) iTunes
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Spatial Data
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Bower
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Android Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) Sass
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Android SDK
3 2 (9.52%) Flask
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) iPhone
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Physics
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Fintech
3 2 (9.52%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Android
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) CyanogenMod
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 5 (23.81%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 3 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) Delphi
7 1 (4.76%) Ada
7 1 (4.76%) Clojure
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
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