Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 124 120 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.29% 5.63% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.42% 20.91% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 92 89
Edinburgh median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £437 £463 £575
Scotland median daily rate £355 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.53% +6.25%
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

.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 712 574 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.63% 26.91% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 341 357
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £266 £265 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £524
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £32.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +51.80% -18.28%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%

.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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for .NET.

1 78 (62.90%) C#
2 53 (42.74%) SQL Server
3 49 (39.52%) SQL
4 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 41 (33.06%) ASP.NET
7 37 (29.84%) MVC
8 33 (26.61%) Finance
9 27 (21.77%) HTML
10 25 (20.16%) XML
10 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
11 24 (19.35%) CSS
11 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 23 (18.55%) Oracle
13 21 (16.94%) PL/SQL
13 21 (16.94%) Scrum
14 19 (15.32%) Windows
14 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (15.32%) AngularJS
15 18 (14.52%) Web Development
15 18 (14.52%) Banking
16 16 (12.90%) Java
17 15 (12.10%) JSON
17 15 (12.10%) Ajax
18 14 (11.29%) jQuery
18 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
18 14 (11.29%) VB.NET
18 14 (11.29%) SOAP
18 14 (11.29%) SDLC
19 13 (10.48%) Entity Framework

.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 10 (8.06%) IIS
2 8 (6.45%) Apache
3 6 (4.84%) JBoss
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.42%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.61%) CICS
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.68%) IaaS
2 12 (9.68%) PaaS
3 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.42%) Office 365
5 2 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Yammer
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.84%) Firewall
3 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) LDAP
4 4 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 4 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.61%) CTI
5 2 (1.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.81%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (42.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) MySQL
3 7 (5.65%) Redis
3 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.61%) DB2
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.84%) Maven
2 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.23%) CruiseControl
3 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) JIRA
4 3 (2.42%) NUnit
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.61%) Redmine
5 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.81%) Gradle
6 1 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (26.61%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (64.52%) Developer
2 49 (39.52%) .NET Developer
3 31 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (15.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (10.48%) Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.26%) WPF Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (5.65%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.06%) ASP.NET
2 27 (21.77%) HTML
3 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
3 25 (20.16%) XML
4 24 (19.35%) CSS
5 19 (15.32%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.10%) Ajax
6 15 (12.10%) JSON
7 14 (11.29%) jQuery
7 14 (11.29%) SOAP
8 13 (10.48%) Entity Framework
8 13 (10.48%) RESTful
9 12 (9.68%) WPF
10 11 (8.87%) .NET Core
10 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.87%) Web Services
11 10 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (8.06%) SignalR
12 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) N-Tier
2 8 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.03%) DataPower
3 5 (4.03%) PKI
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) Fintech
5 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.61%) Blog
6 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.32%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) Linux
3 11 (8.87%) Unix
4 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.84%) MVC
3 21 (16.94%) Scrum
4 18 (14.52%) Web Development
5 14 (11.29%) SDLC
6 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.06%) TDD
7 10 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.26%) DevOps
8 9 (7.26%) Kanban
8 9 (7.26%) Use Case
9 7 (5.65%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.65%) Change Control
9 7 (5.65%) Microservices
9 7 (5.65%) SOA
10 6 (4.84%) CRM
11 5 (4.03%) Project Management
11 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (62.90%) C#
2 49 (39.52%) SQL
3 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.94%) PL/SQL
5 16 (12.90%) Java
6 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 14 (11.29%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.65%) Perl
7 7 (5.65%) PHP
8 5 (4.03%) VB
8 5 (4.03%) VB6
9 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.42%) Python
11 2 (1.61%) COBOL
11 2 (1.61%) ES6
11 2 (1.61%) Go
11 2 (1.61%) XPath
12 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.23%) MCSD
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Puppet
2 5 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (1.61%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.55%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.03%) F5
4 5 (4.03%) IBM
5 4 (3.23%) Adobe
5 4 (3.23%) Citrix
5 4 (3.23%) Imperva
6 2 (1.61%) Avaya
6 2 (1.61%) Planview
6 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.81%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Xamarin