Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 179 143 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.99% 5.17% 5.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.44% 20.00% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 105
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.70%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £265
90th Percentile £525 £620 £466
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.85% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £47.25
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - £41.25

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 835 715 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.94% 25.83% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 433 365
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £267 £279
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -8.17% +17.01%
10th Percentile £14.45 £28.68 £42.23
90th Percentile £32.72 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -26.53% -11.32%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 115 (64.25%) C#
2 88 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (43.58%) SQL
4 77 (43.02%) SQL Server
5 72 (40.22%) JavaScript
6 62 (34.64%) ASP.NET
7 58 (32.40%) HTML
8 53 (29.61%) CSS
9 48 (26.82%) Finance
10 47 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (24.58%) MVC
12 40 (22.35%) Microsoft
13 37 (20.67%) .NET Framework
13 37 (20.67%) AngularJS
14 34 (18.99%) Java
15 33 (18.44%) Visual Studio
15 33 (18.44%) HTML5
16 28 (15.64%) jQuery
17 27 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (15.08%) Git (software)
17 27 (15.08%) Oracle
17 27 (15.08%) Scrum
18 26 (14.53%) Web Development
19 24 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
20 23 (12.85%) React
20 23 (12.85%) TDD
20 23 (12.85%) Banking
21 22 (12.29%) XML
22 20 (11.17%) Windows
22 20 (11.17%) Relational Database

.NET
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 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (5.59%) IIS
4 9 (5.03%) Apache
5 7 (3.91%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.35%) Confluence
7 5 (2.79%) CMS
7 5 (2.79%) EPiServer
8 4 (2.23%) Kentico
9 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.56%) JBoss
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Maya
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (8.94%) Office 365
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.79%) IaaS
3 5 (2.79%) PaaS
3 5 (2.79%) SaaS
4 4 (2.23%) Datadog
4 4 (2.23%) npm
4 4 (2.23%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.68%) Yarn
6 2 (1.12%) Heroku
6 2 (1.12%) NuGet
7 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) Internet
2 3 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) Intranet
3 2 (1.12%) WEP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (43.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.17%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.94%) RDBMS
4 15 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.68%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (1.68%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.68%) Flink
7 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.68%) MySQL
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
9 1 (0.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 33 (18.44%) Visual Studio
2 27 (15.08%) Git (software)
3 24 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.38%) NUnit
5 13 (7.26%) TeamCity
6 12 (6.70%) Artifactory
6 12 (6.70%) Bitbucket
7 9 (5.03%) IBM UrbanCode
7 9 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.91%) Selenium
9 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.35%) JIRA
9 6 (3.35%) Maven
9 6 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.79%) Eclipse RCP
10 5 (2.79%) Gradle
10 5 (2.79%) Subversion
11 4 (2.23%) Zephyr
12 3 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 48 (26.82%) Finance
2 23 (12.85%) Banking
3 12 (6.70%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.79%) Front Office
5 4 (2.23%) Law
5 4 (2.23%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (73.18%) Developer
2 49 (27.37%) .NET Developer
3 39 (21.79%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.15%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.47%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.91%) React Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.35%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.79%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (2.79%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.64%) ASP.NET
2 58 (32.40%) HTML
3 53 (29.61%) CSS
4 37 (20.67%) .NET Framework
4 37 (20.67%) AngularJS
5 33 (18.44%) HTML5
6 28 (15.64%) jQuery
7 27 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (12.85%) React
9 22 (12.29%) XML
10 20 (11.17%) CSS3
11 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (9.50%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (8.38%) WPF
13 14 (7.82%) Web Services
14 13 (7.26%) Entity Framework
15 10 (5.59%) Node.js
16 9 (5.03%) WinForms
17 7 (3.91%) REST
17 7 (3.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) User Experience
2 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.23%) Fintech
4 4 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.17%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.03%) Unix
4 8 (4.47%) Linux
4 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.23%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (24.58%) MVC
4 27 (15.08%) Scrum
5 26 (14.53%) Web Development
6 23 (12.85%) TDD
7 19 (10.61%) SDLC
8 14 (7.82%) Analytics
9 12 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (6.70%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.15%) ERP
10 11 (6.15%) Front End Development
10 11 (6.15%) OO
11 10 (5.59%) Mathematics
11 10 (5.59%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.03%) API Development
12 9 (5.03%) DevOps
12 9 (5.03%) ETL
13 8 (4.47%) Data Analytics
13 8 (4.47%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 115 (64.25%) C#
2 78 (43.58%) SQL
3 72 (40.22%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.99%) Java
5 19 (10.61%) PowerShell
5 19 (10.61%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.70%) Python
7 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.59%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.79%) PHP
9 5 (2.79%) Ruby
9 5 (2.79%) XAML
10 4 (2.23%) C++
10 4 (2.23%) ES6
10 4 (2.23%) Perl
11 2 (1.12%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.12%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) Puppet
2 9 (5.03%) Ansible
3 6 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.23%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.23%) Nagios
4 4 (2.23%) Packer
4 4 (2.23%) SCCM
4 4 (2.23%) Terraform
5 3 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.08%) Oracle
3 11 (6.15%) Epicor
4 5 (2.79%) IBM
4 5 (2.79%) Informatica
4 5 (2.79%) Splunk
4 5 (2.79%) Talend
5 4 (2.23%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.23%) Google
5 4 (2.23%) Micro Focus
5 4 (2.23%) New Relic
5 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.23%) Vermilion
6 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.12%) CA
6 2 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.12%) CODA
6 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.12%) Xamarin