The median contractor rate for a Web Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 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.

Web Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -9.41% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

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 872 1454 1389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.68% 95.78% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 795 779
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 18 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 £14.48 £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 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Web Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Engineer in Edinburgh

Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Engineer in Edinburgh

Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Engineer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Web Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) IISP
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Web 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) IISP
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA