Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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 Development Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 103 139
Rank change year-on-year -33 +36 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.035% 0.054% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.057% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - £225 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.78% -
Scotland median daily rate - £225 £343
% change year-on-year - -34.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,713 1,766 2,800
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.61% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,645 1,105 1,509
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £266 £250 £266
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £19.75 £21.00 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +6.28% -2.42%
10th Percentile £10.47 £13.74 £12.08
90th Percentile £47.09 £52.05 £42.33
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.16 £30.10
% change year-on-year +1.98% -42.99% +67.24%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh

Software Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Development Engineer in Edinburgh

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, Software Development Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA