The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 84 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.88 - £31.25
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
1352 1258 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 685 565
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) COM+
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) COM+
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle