The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 79 58
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 15 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.67% 0.66% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.69% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 24
Median daily rate £313 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +2.59% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 850 1457 1365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.76% 96.04% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 792 770
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Edinburgh

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (94.59%) C#
3 27 (72.97%) MVC
4 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
5 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
6 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
6 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
8 15 (40.54%) SQL
9 14 (37.84%) HTML
9 14 (37.84%) CSS
9 14 (37.84%) jQuery
10 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.62%) Scrum
13 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
13 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
14 5 (13.51%) Finance
14 5 (13.51%) TDD
14 5 (13.51%) SDLC
14 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
14 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (10.81%) Web Development
15 4 (10.81%) CSS3
15 4 (10.81%) WCF
15 4 (10.81%) WPF
16 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM

.NET 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) CMS
1 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) jQuery
5 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
7 4 (10.81%) WCF
7 4 (10.81%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (8.11%) REST
8 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.41%) WinForms
10 1 (2.70%) J2EE
10 1 (2.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) MVC
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) SDLC
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Web Development
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.41%) MVVM
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) OOD
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) DevExpress
2 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) Twitter
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik
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