Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 August 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.

Web Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 91 137
Rank change year-on-year -72 +46 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 49 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 1.95% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 2.05% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 31
Scotland median daily rate £388 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +13.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £261 £321 £219
90th Percentile £443 £438 £463
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -21.18% +32.81% +66.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,263 4,104 4,971
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.07% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,980 2,353 2,846
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £238 £228 £230
90th Percentile £544 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 104 112
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.32 £10.23
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.29%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 33 £400 +6.67% 4
Glasgow -60 12 £363 - 8
Dundee - 6 £265 -
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Web Developer 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 Scotland region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 45 (91.84%) Web Development
2 43 (87.76%) JavaScript
3 37 (75.51%) HTML
4 30 (61.22%) .NET
4 30 (61.22%) CSS
5 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.90%) AngularJS
7 16 (32.65%) MVC
8 15 (30.61%) C#
8 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
8 15 (30.61%) HTML5
9 14 (28.57%) jQuery
10 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
11 12 (24.49%) Scrum
11 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
12 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
13 10 (20.41%) Sass
13 10 (20.41%) Entity Framework
13 10 (20.41%) CSS3
14 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
15 8 (16.33%) React
16 7 (14.29%) PHP
16 7 (14.29%) CMS
16 7 (14.29%) Finance
16 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (14.29%) User Experience
17 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
17 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (12.24%) SQL

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (14.29%) CMS
2 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
3 5 (10.20%) EPiServer
4 4 (8.16%) Kentico
5 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.04%) Drupal
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Akamai
4 1 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) WEP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Grunt
1 3 (6.12%) gulp
1 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
1 3 (6.12%) webpack
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) JSUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Gradle
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Mockito
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 30 (61.22%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) AngularJS
4 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
4 15 (30.61%) HTML5
5 14 (28.57%) jQuery
6 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.41%) CSS3
7 10 (20.41%) Entity Framework
7 10 (20.41%) Sass
8 8 (16.33%) React
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (10.20%) Node.js
12 4 (8.16%) Angular 2
12 4 (8.16%) Redux
13 3 (6.12%) RESTful
13 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (6.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Web Development
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) MVC
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Web Design
7 4 (8.16%) OOP
8 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.12%) OO
8 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.08%) SEO
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.61%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) OpenText
4 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase