Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 39 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET 160 125 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.64% 4.25% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.90% 16.94% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 99
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +4.03%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £267
90th Percentile £525 £470 £478
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.21% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £46.13
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - £42.50

.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 804 738 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.33% 25.08% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 436 343
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £265
90th Percentile £566 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.07% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £19.02 £25.00 £44.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% +11.44%

.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 12 December 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 12 December 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.

1 106 (66.25%) C#
2 75 (46.88%) SQL Server
3 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (44.38%) SQL
5 57 (35.63%) JavaScript
6 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET
7 47 (29.38%) MVC
8 43 (26.88%) HTML
9 41 (25.63%) CSS
10 38 (23.75%) Finance
11 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (20.63%) .NET Framework
13 32 (20.00%) Java
14 30 (18.75%) Oracle
15 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
16 28 (17.50%) Visual Studio
16 28 (17.50%) Git (software)
16 28 (17.50%) AngularJS
17 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (15.00%) jQuery
19 23 (14.38%) HTML5
19 23 (14.38%) Relational Database
20 22 (13.75%) SDLC
20 22 (13.75%) Web Development
21 21 (13.13%) XML
21 21 (13.13%) React
22 20 (12.50%) Banking
23 18 (11.25%) CSS3
23 18 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.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 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (5.00%) Confluence
4 7 (4.38%) IIS
5 6 (3.75%) Apache
6 3 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.88%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.25%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Office 365
2 14 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.38%) SaaS
5 6 (3.75%) Datadog
5 6 (3.75%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.50%) NuGet
7 3 (1.88%) npm
7 3 (1.88%) Yarn
8 2 (1.25%) Heroku
8 2 (1.25%) IaaS
8 2 (1.25%) PaaS
9 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Firewall
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.38%) Relational Database
3 18 (11.25%) RDBMS
3 18 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.75%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.50%) MySQL
6 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (1.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.88%) Power BI
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.25%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (17.50%) Git (software)
1 28 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 24 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.00%) NUnit
4 10 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 10 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 9 (5.63%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (5.00%) JIRA
6 8 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (5.00%) Selenium
6 8 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.75%) Maven
7 6 (3.75%) Zephyr
8 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (3.13%) Gradle
9 4 (2.50%) Subversion
10 3 (1.88%) webpack
General
1 38 (23.75%) Finance
2 20 (12.50%) Banking
3 15 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.75%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (73.75%) Developer
2 43 (26.88%) .NET Developer
3 36 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 19 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (8.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.88%) Architect
8 10 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (3.13%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL Developer
14 4 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
14 4 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET
2 43 (26.88%) HTML
3 41 (25.63%) CSS
4 33 (20.63%) .NET Framework
5 28 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (15.00%) jQuery
8 23 (14.38%) HTML5
9 21 (13.13%) React
9 21 (13.13%) XML
10 18 (11.25%) CSS3
11 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (8.75%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (7.50%) Web Services
14 9 (5.63%) Entity Framework
14 9 (5.63%) JSON
15 8 (5.00%) Node.js
15 8 (5.00%) WinForms
15 8 (5.00%) WPF
16 7 (4.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.13%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.50%) Fintech
3 4 (2.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Windows
2 10 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.00%) Unix
4 7 (4.38%) Linux
4 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.38%) MVC
3 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (13.75%) SDLC
4 22 (13.75%) Web Development
5 18 (11.25%) TDD
6 17 (10.63%) Scrum
6 17 (10.63%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.00%) Analytics
8 14 (8.75%) ERP
8 14 (8.75%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.88%) ETL
10 10 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.25%) OO
10 10 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.00%) Data Analytics
11 8 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.75%) Front End Development
12 6 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 106 (66.25%) C#
2 71 (44.38%) SQL
3 57 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.00%) Java
5 17 (10.63%) TypeScript
6 15 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.50%) Python
8 10 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.13%) PHP
10 5 (3.13%) Ruby
10 5 (3.13%) XAML
11 4 (2.50%) C++
11 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.88%) ES6
13 2 (1.25%) Scala
13 2 (1.25%) VB
14 1 (0.63%) Perl
14 1 (0.63%) VB6
14 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) Puppet
2 8 (5.00%) Ansible
3 7 (4.38%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.75%) Nagios
5 5 (3.13%) Terraform
6 3 (1.88%) Packer
6 3 (1.88%) SCCM
7 2 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (18.75%) Oracle
2 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.75%) Epicor
4 6 (3.75%) AppDynamics
4 6 (3.75%) Informatica
4 6 (3.75%) Micro Focus
4 6 (3.75%) New Relic
4 6 (3.75%) Splunk
4 6 (3.75%) Talend
5 5 (3.13%) IBM
5 5 (3.13%) Vermilion
6 3 (1.88%) Google
6 3 (1.88%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.25%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.25%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.25%) CA
7 2 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.25%) CODA
7 2 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.25%) Sybase