Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 132 126
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £338
Scotland median daily rate - - £338
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 2,840 2,696 2,235
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 96.11% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,456 1,573 1,293
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £255 £257
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -12.39% +5.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.36 £11.35
90th Percentile £42.48 £36.68 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +12.82% -2.50%

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