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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 63 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 25 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 1.99% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.08% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £240 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.95% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £186 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £299 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £285 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.08% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1190 960 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.15% 95.43% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 446 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 36 (94.74%) HTML
2 34 (89.47%) CSS
3 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
4 23 (60.53%) HTML5
5 21 (55.26%) CSS3
6 20 (52.63%) jQuery
7 15 (39.47%) Web Development
8 11 (28.95%) CMS
8 11 (28.95%) XML
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) JSON
9 10 (26.32%) Backbone.js
9 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 7 (18.42%) JSP
12 6 (15.79%) HTTP
12 6 (15.79%) MVC
12 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
13 5 (13.16%) Release Management
13 5 (13.16%) Dependency Management
13 5 (13.16%) Web Design
13 5 (13.16%) Project Management
13 5 (13.16%) TeamSite
14 4 (10.53%) OO
14 4 (10.53%) DOM
14 4 (10.53%) XSL
14 4 (10.53%) XSLT
14 4 (10.53%) PHP
14 4 (10.53%) Subversion

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (28.95%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) TeamSite
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Grunt
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) WiX
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) HTML
2 34 (89.47%) CSS
3 23 (60.53%) HTML5
4 21 (55.26%) CSS3
5 20 (52.63%) jQuery
6 11 (28.95%) XML
7 10 (26.32%) JSON
7 10 (26.32%) Backbone.js
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
9 7 (18.42%) JSP
10 4 (10.53%) DOM
10 4 (10.53%) XSL
10 4 (10.53%) XSLT
10 4 (10.53%) JSF
10 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.89%) RESTful
11 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.89%) Ajax
11 3 (7.89%) Java EE
11 3 (7.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Web Development
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
3 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.16%) Release Management
4 5 (13.16%) Dependency Management
4 5 (13.16%) Web Design
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.89%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Android Development
6 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 2 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Twitter
1 3 (7.89%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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