Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 94 131
Rank change year-on-year -36 +37 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 51 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 1.99% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.09% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 36
Scotland median daily rate £350 £339 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +9.27% +3.33%
10th Percentile £241 £227 £229
90th Percentile £429 £425 £393
UK median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% +16.07% -7.73%

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 4,667 3,542 5,224
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 95.09% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,732 2,085 2,731
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £512 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 120 76
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.61 £10.61
90th Percentile £42.65 £52.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%

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 February 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 February 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 -47 24 £350 +2.94% 3
Glasgow -15 21 £350 +1.45% 15
Fife - 5 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 (88.24%) Web Development
2 33 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 30 (58.82%) HTML
4 28 (54.90%) CSS
5 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
7 12 (23.53%) HTML5
7 12 (23.53%) MVC
8 11 (21.57%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) jQuery
9 10 (19.61%) .NET
10 9 (17.65%) C#
10 9 (17.65%) Web Services
11 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.69%) CMS
11 8 (15.69%) Node.js
11 8 (15.69%) Sass
12 7 (13.73%) User Experience
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) TDD
13 6 (11.76%) React
13 6 (11.76%) CSS3
13 6 (11.76%) RESTful
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (9.80%) LESS
14 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
14 5 (9.80%) Content Management
14 5 (9.80%) Web Design
14 5 (9.80%) Scrum

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 8 (15.69%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) MODX
3 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Aerospike
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
5 1 (1.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Grunt
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) gulp
4 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) HTML
2 28 (54.90%) CSS
3 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
4 12 (23.53%) HTML5
5 11 (21.57%) jQuery
6 10 (19.61%) .NET
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.69%) Node.js
8 8 (15.69%) Sass
9 6 (11.76%) CSS3
9 6 (11.76%) React
9 6 (11.76%) RESTful
10 5 (9.80%) LESS
11 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.88%) JPA
12 3 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Web Development
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) MVC
4 6 (11.76%) TDD
5 5 (9.80%) Content Management
5 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
5 5 (9.80%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.92%) Asynchronous Programming
7 2 (3.92%) Kanban
7 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.96%) API Development
8 1 (1.96%) BDD
8 1 (1.96%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.96%) OO PHP
8 1 (1.96%) Refactoring
8 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.57%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) ES6
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Zend