Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 104 120
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 71 85 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 1.96% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.07% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 51
Scotland median daily rate £363 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.02% +10.83% -2.91%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £206
90th Percentile £438 £438 £423
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +97.67% +7.50% -30.43%

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 4811 4105 5837
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 94.72% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2742 2412 3018
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £229
90th Percentile £531 £494 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 123
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -1 36 £363 +0.69% 7
Edinburgh -23 33 £353 +7.63% 8
Fife - 2 - - 2
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 63 (88.73%) Web Development
2 52 (73.24%) JavaScript
3 50 (70.42%) HTML
4 45 (63.38%) CSS
5 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (42.25%) AngularJS
7 27 (38.03%) HTML5
8 22 (30.99%) jQuery
9 19 (26.76%) User Experience
10 16 (22.54%) Sass
11 15 (21.13%) LESS
11 15 (21.13%) Node.js
11 15 (21.13%) Java
11 15 (21.13%) Finance
12 14 (19.72%) React
13 13 (18.31%) .NET
14 12 (16.90%) MVC
15 11 (15.49%) C#
15 11 (15.49%) CSS3
15 11 (15.49%) Front End Development
16 10 (14.08%) RESTful
16 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
16 10 (14.08%) CMS
17 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
17 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
18 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
18 7 (9.86%) Grunt
18 7 (9.86%) TDD
18 7 (9.86%) Content Management

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 10 (14.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospike
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Grunt
3 5 (7.04%) gulp
4 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (70.42%) HTML
2 45 (63.38%) CSS
3 30 (42.25%) AngularJS
4 27 (38.03%) HTML5
5 22 (30.99%) jQuery
6 16 (22.54%) Sass
7 15 (21.13%) LESS
7 15 (21.13%) Node.js
8 14 (19.72%) React
9 13 (18.31%) .NET
10 11 (15.49%) CSS3
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.08%) RESTful
12 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.45%) Web Services
13 4 (5.63%) Ajax
13 4 (5.63%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.63%) MEAN Stack
13 4 (5.63%) Spring
14 3 (4.23%) Pug
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.63%) Fintech
4 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Equities
6 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (88.73%) Web Development
2 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) MVC
4 11 (15.49%) Front End Development
5 7 (9.86%) Content Management
5 7 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (9.86%) TDD
6 5 (7.04%) Scrum
6 5 (7.04%) SDLC
6 5 (7.04%) Web Design
7 4 (5.63%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 4 (5.63%) SEO
7 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.23%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Optimisation
8 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.23%) Wireframes
9 2 (2.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 52 (73.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.13%) Java
3 11 (15.49%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.41%) Facebook
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter
3 1 (1.41%) Zend