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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 54 56 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 26 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.79% 0.94% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.03% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 23
Average daily rate
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£363 £185 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.94% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £288 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+33.00% +33.33%
Web Developer
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
1390 1072 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.66% 91.70% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 556 446
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 22
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 44 (89.80%) HTML
2 43 (87.76%) CSS
3 34 (69.39%) JavaScript
4 33 (67.35%) jQuery
5 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (48.98%) HTML5
7 20 (40.82%) CMS
8 18 (36.73%) CSS3
9 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
10 16 (32.65%) Grunt
11 14 (28.57%) TDD
12 13 (26.53%) Finance
13 12 (24.49%) Banking
13 12 (24.49%) OOCSS
13 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
13 12 (24.49%) Web Development
14 10 (20.41%) JSON
14 10 (20.41%) Backbone.js
15 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
15 9 (18.37%) MVC
15 9 (18.37%) Web Design
15 9 (18.37%) .NET
16 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (14.29%) JSP
17 7 (14.29%) XML
17 7 (14.29%) Retail
18 6 (12.24%) C#
19 5 (10.20%) DOM
19 5 (10.20%) Subversion
19 5 (10.20%) Ajax

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (40.82%) CMS
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) TeamSite
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.65%) Grunt
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Trac
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) HTML
2 43 (87.76%) CSS
3 33 (67.35%) jQuery
4 24 (48.98%) HTML5
5 18 (36.73%) CSS3
6 12 (24.49%) OOCSS
7 10 (20.41%) Backbone.js
7 10 (20.41%) JSON
8 9 (18.37%) .NET
8 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.29%) JSP
9 7 (14.29%) XML
10 5 (10.20%) DOM
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.20%) Ajax
10 5 (10.20%) Sass
11 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (8.16%) D3.js
11 4 (8.16%) JSF
12 3 (6.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.12%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) TDD
3 12 (24.49%) Web Development
3 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Web Design
4 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Content Management
7 3 (6.12%) Dependency Management
7 3 (6.12%) Android Development
7 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.08%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) Workflow
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.24%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Twitter
2 3 (6.12%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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