Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Web Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 71 76
Rank change year-on-year -34 +5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 34 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 2.26% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.33% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £358 £330 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.20% -14.69%
10th Percentile £300 £248 £238
90th Percentile £438 £448 £420
Scotland median daily rate £363 £335 £300
% change year-on-year +8.21% +11.67% -2.91%
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 2788 2102 3078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.78% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1214 1590
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £260
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.60% - +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.55 £11.09
90th Percentile £41.75 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Edinburgh

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 30 (88.24%) Web Development
2 27 (79.41%) HTML
3 24 (70.59%) CSS
4 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Node.js
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) User Experience
7 9 (26.47%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) HTML5
8 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (20.59%) jQuery
9 6 (17.65%) Content Management
9 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 6 (17.65%) CSS3
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) CMS
10 5 (14.71%) Web Design
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) Spring
11 4 (11.76%) RESTful
11 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
12 3 (8.82%) Pug
12 3 (8.82%) Express
12 3 (8.82%) Wireframes
12 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (8.82%) Sass
12 3 (8.82%) TDD
12 3 (8.82%) Banking
12 3 (8.82%) Linux

Web Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) HTML
2 24 (70.59%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) Node.js
4 9 (26.47%) HTML5
5 7 (20.59%) jQuery
6 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 6 (17.65%) CSS3
7 5 (14.71%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) RESTful
8 4 (11.76%) Spring
9 3 (8.82%) .NET
9 3 (8.82%) Express
9 3 (8.82%) Pug
9 3 (8.82%) Sass
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.88%) JPA
10 2 (5.88%) LESS
10 2 (5.88%) React
10 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Web Development
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) Content Management
5 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (2.94%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile First
9 1 (2.94%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.94%) SDLC
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Zend