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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 85 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -51.72%
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
1404 1120 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.84% 91.58% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 588 406
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 25
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £37.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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