Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 74 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 +39 -41
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 59 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.10% 2.01% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.10% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £265
90th Percentile £425 £388 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 2,701 1,764 2,784
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 95.61% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,629 1,102 1,496
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £265
90th Percentile £568 £550 £553
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +26.52% -15.01%
10th Percentile £10.44 £14.05 £12.08
90th Percentile £47.33 £52.17 £42.33
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £30.21
% change year-on-year +2.94% -43.72% +58.97%

.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 23 April 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 23 April 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (93.22%) C#
3 40 (67.80%) ASP.NET
4 38 (64.41%) SQL Server
5 37 (62.71%) MVC
6 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
7 23 (38.98%) SQL
7 23 (38.98%) .NET Framework
8 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (32.20%) HTML
11 19 (32.20%) CSS
12 16 (27.12%) Finance
12 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
13 15 (25.42%) Entity Framework
14 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
15 12 (20.34%) Front End Development
16 10 (16.95%) Web Development
17 9 (15.25%) jQuery
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
18 8 (13.56%) SignalR
19 7 (11.86%) RESTful
19 7 (11.86%) Web Services
19 7 (11.86%) Scrum
20 6 (10.17%) Oracle
20 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
20 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
20 6 (10.17%) Git (software)

.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 (6.78%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (64.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) ArangoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.39%) NUnit
4 2 (3.39%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (67.80%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.98%) .NET Framework
4 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (32.20%) CSS
6 19 (32.20%) HTML
7 15 (25.42%) Entity Framework
8 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.25%) jQuery
10 8 (13.56%) SignalR
11 7 (11.86%) RESTful
11 7 (11.86%) Web Services
12 5 (8.47%) Ajax
13 4 (6.78%) WCF
14 3 (5.08%) .NET Core
14 3 (5.08%) Angular 2
14 3 (5.08%) CSS3
14 3 (5.08%) HTML5
14 3 (5.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) MVC
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Front End Development
4 10 (16.95%) Web Development
5 7 (11.86%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) API Development
6 4 (6.78%) Kanban
7 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.08%) TDD
7 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Case Management
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.39%) SDLC
8 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.69%) API Design
9 1 (1.69%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.69%) Microservices
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) SQL
4 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore