Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 82 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 +27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 37 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.87% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.95% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +6.07%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £229
90th Percentile £475 £412 £441
Scotland median daily rate £363 £361 £325
% change year-on-year +0.35% +11.15% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £46.13
Scotland median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 2,427 2,771 1,710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 96.12% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,272 1,636 1,056
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 37
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.69 £13.48
90th Percentile £45.14 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year - +9.70% -17.52%

.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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, .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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) C#
3 22 (59.46%) MVC
4 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
4 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
5 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
6 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (37.84%) HTML
7 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 13 (35.14%) CSS
9 12 (32.43%) Finance
10 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
11 9 (24.32%) Entity Framework
12 8 (21.62%) jQuery
13 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (16.22%) Web Development
15 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
15 5 (13.51%) Sass
15 5 (13.51%) Fintech
16 4 (10.81%) DevOps
16 4 (10.81%) SDLC
16 4 (10.81%) Oracle
16 4 (10.81%) TDD
16 4 (10.81%) WPF
17 3 (8.11%) Scrum
17 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
17 3 (8.11%) WinForms

.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 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
1 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) NuGet
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Moq
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
5 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
6 9 (24.32%) Entity Framework
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.51%) Sass
10 4 (10.81%) WPF
11 3 (8.11%) HTML5
11 3 (8.11%) React
11 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.11%) Web Services
11 3 (8.11%) WinForms
12 2 (5.41%) .NET Core
12 2 (5.41%) CSS3
12 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) MVC
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Web Development
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) API Development
6 2 (5.41%) BDD
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) Microservices
6 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Kanban
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Sybase