The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 82 73
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 16 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 0.46% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.48% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 9
Median daily rate £400 £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.78% -16.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £206 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £360 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £314
% change year-on-year -0.74% +7.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 850 1457 1365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.76% 96.04% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 792 770
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Web Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Edinburgh

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Edinburgh

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Web Development
2 29 (82.86%) JavaScript
3 27 (77.14%) HTML
3 27 (77.14%) CSS
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) jQuery
5 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (34.29%) HTML5
6 12 (34.29%) React
7 11 (31.43%) Node.js
7 11 (31.43%) CMS
8 10 (28.57%) Scrum
9 9 (25.71%) Java
9 9 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (17.14%) Sass
10 6 (17.14%) User Experience
10 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
10 6 (17.14%) J2EE
10 6 (17.14%) MySQL
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) Ember.js
11 5 (14.29%) LESS
11 5 (14.29%) Grunt
11 5 (14.29%) CSS3
12 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
12 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
12 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
12 4 (11.43%) NoSQL

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (31.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) EPiServer
2 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.43%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) GeoServer
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
1 2 (5.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Grunt
3 4 (11.43%) Ant
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) CSS
1 27 (77.14%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (40.00%) jQuery
3 12 (34.29%) HTML5
3 12 (34.29%) React
4 11 (31.43%) Node.js
5 9 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (17.14%) J2EE
6 6 (17.14%) Sass
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) CSS3
7 5 (14.29%) Ember.js
7 5 (14.29%) LESS
8 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) Spring
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.71%) JSON
9 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Web Development
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.57%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (2.86%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (2.86%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) SEO
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Web Design
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) TeamSite
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) ESRI
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) OpenText
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago