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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 69 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
Scotland

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
874 1430 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.47% 95.59% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 705 757
Median daily rate £400 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft