Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 86 84
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 49 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.73% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.80% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 37
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £294 £265
90th Percentile £423 £423 £443
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 2,854 2,662 2,229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 96.17% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,552 1,289
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £252 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -3.57% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.36 £11.30
90th Percentile £43.96 £36.68 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% +14.10% -3.70%

.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 15 October 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 15 October 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) C#
3 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
4 20 (40.82%) SQL
5 19 (38.78%) MVC
5 19 (38.78%) Finance
5 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
6 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
7 17 (34.69%) HTML
8 16 (32.65%) CSS
9 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (20.41%) Web Development
12 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services
12 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
12 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.33%) WPF
13 8 (16.33%) TDD
14 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (14.29%) API Development
15 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (12.24%) WinForms
16 5 (10.20%) Scrum
16 5 (10.20%) XML
16 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
16 5 (10.20%) Oracle

.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 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Markit EDM
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) Flink
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.04%) Moq
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.69%) HTML
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
5 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
7 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
7 9 (18.37%) Web Services
8 8 (16.33%) WPF
9 6 (12.24%) WinForms
10 5 (10.20%) HTML5
10 5 (10.20%) jQuery
10 5 (10.20%) XML
11 4 (8.16%) .NET Core
11 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (8.16%) WCF
12 3 (6.12%) REST
12 3 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.04%) Fintech
1 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (38.78%) MVC
2 10 (20.41%) Web Development
3 8 (16.33%) TDD
4 7 (14.29%) API Development
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.08%) API Design
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Information Management
8 2 (4.08%) MVVM
8 2 (4.08%) SDLC
8 2 (4.08%) SOLID
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.04%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Sybase
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin