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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 57 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 1.47% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.79% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Median daily rate £463 £369 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £336 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.00%) Secure Coding
7 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (15.00%) Android Development
7 3 (15.00%) Time Management
7 3 (15.00%) System Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Android
7 3 (15.00%) VB
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (15.00%) Python

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) Instructor
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (15.00%) WinForms
3 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Change Control
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Android Development
6 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (15.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) Delphi
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) Ada
7 1 (5.00%) Clojure
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Progress