The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 56 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 21 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.75% 1.90% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.03% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £341 £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
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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
1123 1035 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.58% 93.83% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 448
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Developer in their job title.

1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 29 (85.29%) CSS
3 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 21 (61.76%) HTML5
5 20 (58.82%) jQuery
6 19 (55.88%) CSS3
7 13 (38.24%) Web Development
8 11 (32.35%) JSON
8 11 (32.35%) Backbone.js
9 10 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (29.41%) CMS
9 10 (29.41%) XML
10 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.59%) JSP
11 7 (20.59%) MVC
12 6 (17.65%) HTTP
12 6 (17.65%) .NET
12 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
13 5 (14.71%) Release Management
13 5 (14.71%) Dependency Management
13 5 (14.71%) DOM
13 5 (14.71%) Project Management
13 5 (14.71%) Web Design
14 4 (11.76%) Subversion
14 4 (11.76%) JSF
14 4 (11.76%) Maven
14 4 (11.76%) Ajax
14 4 (11.76%) Apache
14 4 (11.76%) TeamSite

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) TeamSite
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
1 4 (11.76%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Grunt
3 1 (2.94%) MSI
3 1 (2.94%) WiX
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 29 (85.29%) CSS
3 21 (61.76%) HTML5
4 20 (58.82%) jQuery
5 19 (55.88%) CSS3
6 11 (32.35%) Backbone.js
6 11 (32.35%) JSON
7 10 (29.41%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) JSP
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) DOM
11 4 (11.76%) XSL
11 4 (11.76%) JSF
11 4 (11.76%) Ajax
11 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
12 3 (8.82%) Java EE
12 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
12 3 (8.82%) RESTful
12 3 (8.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
1 3 (8.82%) Android
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Web Development
2 10 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Dependency Management
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 3 (8.82%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (8.82%) Android Development
8 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (2.94%) Content Management
10 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Twitter
2 3 (8.82%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
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