The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £275 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Microsoft 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 Edinburgh region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft