Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 80 95
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -43
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 52 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.77% 2.04% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.11% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £359 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +5.67% -3.00%
10th Percentile £299 £265 £263
90th Percentile £413 £449 £450
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £47.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2817 2039 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.59% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1192 1584
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £549 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.56 £11.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.30
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Edinburgh

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Edinburgh

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Edinburgh

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Edinburgh

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, .NET 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 .NET Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (80.77%) C#
3 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET
4 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
5 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (42.31%) SQL
7 19 (36.54%) MVC
8 18 (34.62%) HTML
9 17 (32.69%) CSS
10 16 (30.77%) Web Development
11 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
11 15 (28.85%) Oracle
12 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 12 (23.08%) XML
14 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
14 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
14 11 (21.15%) Finance
15 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
15 10 (19.23%) Ajax
16 9 (17.31%) SDLC
17 8 (15.38%) JSON
17 8 (15.38%) WPF
17 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (15.38%) Windows
17 8 (15.38%) Scrum
18 7 (13.46%) Web Services
18 7 (13.46%) jQuery
19 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
19 6 (11.54%) WinForms

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) Redis
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) NUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Redmine
4 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) CSS
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
6 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (23.08%) XML
8 10 (19.23%) Ajax
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.38%) JSON
9 8 (15.38%) WPF
10 7 (13.46%) jQuery
10 7 (13.46%) Web Services
11 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
11 6 (11.54%) WinForms
12 5 (9.62%) .NET Core
12 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (7.69%) React
13 4 (7.69%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Derivative
3 1 (1.92%) Swaptions
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) MVC
3 16 (30.77%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) SDLC
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) Microservices
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Kanban
9 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 3 (5.77%) SOA
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.77%) Use Case
10 2 (3.85%) CRM
10 2 (3.85%) OO
10 2 (3.85%) Release Management
10 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
5 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) VB6
7 2 (3.85%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft