Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 62 93
Rank change year-on-year -29 +31 -46
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 54 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.86% 2.36% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.46% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +6.07% -
10th Percentile £313 £229 £263
90th Percentile £412 £441 £450
Scotland median daily rate £361 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +11.15% -1.52% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -47.06%

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 2,797 1,706 2,930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.06% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,654 1,049 1,514
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £257
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.47 £11.24
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £41.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

.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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, .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 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (88.89%) C#
3 42 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
5 31 (57.41%) MVC
6 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (38.89%) SQL
7 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (33.33%) HTML
9 18 (33.33%) CSS
10 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 14 (25.93%) Finance
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
13 12 (22.22%) Web Development
14 11 (20.37%) Front End Development
15 10 (18.52%) jQuery
15 10 (18.52%) Oracle
15 10 (18.52%) Scrum
16 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
16 8 (14.81%) Windows
17 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
17 7 (12.96%) TDD
18 6 (11.11%) Web Services
18 6 (11.11%) XML
18 6 (11.11%) SignalR

.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 (7.41%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) ArangoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) NUnit
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Redmine
3 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (33.33%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) HTML
6 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
9 10 (18.52%) jQuery
10 6 (11.11%) SignalR
10 6 (11.11%) Web Services
10 6 (11.11%) XML
11 5 (9.26%) Ajax
11 5 (9.26%) WinForms
11 5 (9.26%) WPF
12 4 (7.41%) JSON
13 3 (5.56%) HTML5
13 3 (5.56%) WCF
13 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) MVC
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Web Development
4 11 (20.37%) Front End Development
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.56%) Kanban
10 3 (5.56%) Project Management
10 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.70%) BDD
11 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (3.70%) Open Source
11 2 (3.70%) Release Management
11 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.89%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Sitecore