The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 68 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £290 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £329 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +75.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Web Developer
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 25 (96.15%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 20 (76.92%) CSS
4 14 (53.85%) jQuery
5 13 (50.00%) HTML5
6 12 (46.15%) CSS3
7 7 (26.92%) Web Development
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) MySQL
9 5 (19.23%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) CMS
10 4 (15.38%) PHP
11 3 (11.54%) Java
11 3 (11.54%) MVC
11 3 (11.54%) OO
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
12 2 (7.69%) Node.js
12 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
12 2 (7.69%) Content Management
12 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.69%) Web Services
12 2 (7.69%) OOP
12 2 (7.69%) TeamSite
12 2 (7.69%) Intranet

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) TeamSite
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) jQuery
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
5 12 (46.15%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
8 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) Web Services
10 1 (3.85%) JSP
10 1 (3.85%) SOAP
10 1 (3.85%) XSL
10 1 (3.85%) XSLT
10 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.85%) Spring
10 1 (3.85%) Ajax
10 1 (3.85%) RESTful
10 1 (3.85%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Web Development
2 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.69%) Content Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) OOP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL