The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Software Developer
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +10.71% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +4.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 30 32 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 96.77% 100.00% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 40
Median daily rate £375 £397 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +22.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in West Lothian

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in West Lothian