The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Developer
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - - 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +23.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 30 25 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 88.24% 100.00% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 27
Median daily rate £363 £425 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +84.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% +181.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Aberdeen

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Aberdeen