Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 69 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 +45 -36
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 62 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.05% 1.94% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.02% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +19.05% -3.08%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £221
90th Percentile £425 £415 £424
Scotland median daily rate £368 £350 £318
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.24% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £47.25
Scotland median hourly rate - - £47.25

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 2,898 2,174 2,696
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 95.86% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,650 1,320 1,490
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £265
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.31 £12.55 £10.93
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.49
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% +19.05% +10.53%

.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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018, .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 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (83.87%) C#
3 40 (64.52%) SQL Server
4 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
4 29 (46.77%) MVC
5 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
6 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (38.71%) SQL
7 23 (37.10%) Finance
8 19 (30.65%) HTML
9 18 (29.03%) CSS
9 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
10 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) Web Development
12 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
13 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
13 11 (17.74%) Web Services
14 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
15 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
15 8 (12.90%) RESTful
15 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (11.29%) jQuery
16 7 (11.29%) API Development
16 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
16 7 (11.29%) Scrum
16 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
17 6 (9.68%) TDD

.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 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) CMS
1 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Markit EDM
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) Flink
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
3 19 (30.65%) HTML
4 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
4 18 (29.03%) CSS
5 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
8 11 (17.74%) Web Services
9 8 (12.90%) RESTful
10 7 (11.29%) jQuery
11 6 (9.68%) HTML5
11 6 (9.68%) WPF
11 6 (9.68%) XML
12 5 (8.06%) WCF
12 5 (8.06%) WinForms
13 4 (6.45%) .NET Core
13 4 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Fintech
1 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) MVC
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Web Development
4 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.29%) API Development
5 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.29%) Scrum
6 6 (9.68%) TDD
7 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.84%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.84%) MVVM
8 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.23%) ETL
9 2 (3.23%) Kanban
9 2 (3.23%) OO
9 2 (3.23%) SDLC
10 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.61%) Fund Management
10 1 (1.61%) Investment Management
10 1 (1.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (83.87%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter