The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Microsoft Developer
Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EPiServer