Period
to 17 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 84 87
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 53 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.81% 1.72% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 1.82% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 40
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £313
90th Percentile £488 £475 £425
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +9.59% +0.69% +6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,784 2,422 2,864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.54% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1,283 1,709
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £241 £269
90th Percentile £575 £575 £568
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £390
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £22.02 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.98% +4.83% +7.69%
10th Percentile £16.82 £11.24 £11.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.71 £41.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +25.87%

.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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (88.68%) C#
3 29 (54.72%) React
4 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
6 23 (43.40%) SQL
7 19 (35.85%) Azure
8 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
9 14 (26.42%) CSS
9 14 (26.42%) MVC
10 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
10 11 (20.75%) Microservices
10 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
11 10 (18.87%) HTML
12 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (16.98%) DevOps
13 8 (15.09%) SDLC
13 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
13 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
14 7 (13.21%) Open Source
14 7 (13.21%) OO
14 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
15 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
15 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
16 4 (7.55%) jQuery
16 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
16 4 (7.55%) Web Services
16 4 (7.55%) Finance
16 4 (7.55%) Public Sector

.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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Azure Functions
2 3 (5.66%) Serverless
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) React
3 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
4 14 (26.42%) CSS
5 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
6 10 (18.87%) HTML
7 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
8 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.55%) jQuery
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (3.77%) RESTful
11 2 (3.77%) XML
11 2 (3.77%) XSLT
12 1 (1.89%) HTML5
12 1 (1.89%) Sass
12 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) Microservices
3 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.98%) DevOps
5 8 (15.09%) SDLC
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.21%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) Open Source
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Web Development
8 2 (3.77%) Kanban
8 2 (3.77%) Project Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) TDD
9 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.89%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) C#
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle