Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 80 133 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.43% 5.68% 5.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.97% 22.70% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 73 105
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £363 £324
90th Percentile £538 £575 £465
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.70 £42.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% -17.48% +210.15%

.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 308 586 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.60% 25.04% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 320 466
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £576 £542
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £23.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.66% -50.06%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -25.10%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 62 (77.50%) C#
2 34 (42.50%) SQL Server
3 31 (38.75%) SQL
3 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET
4 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.75%) MVC
5 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (31.25%) Azure
6 22 (27.50%) CSS
7 21 (26.25%) HTML
7 21 (26.25%) React
8 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
9 17 (21.25%) .NET Core
10 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
12 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 12 (15.00%) jQuery
12 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
13 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.50%) Microservices
14 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
14 9 (11.25%) Finance
15 8 (10.00%) IIS
15 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
15 8 (10.00%) XML
15 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
16 7 (8.75%) Migration
16 7 (8.75%) Power Platform

.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 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) Azure
2 7 (8.75%) Power Platform
3 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 6 (7.50%) PowerApps
4 5 (6.25%) Azure Functions
4 5 (6.25%) Serverless
5 2 (2.50%) Power Automate
5 2 (2.50%) ShareGate
6 1 (1.25%) AWS
6 1 (1.25%) Logic Apps
6 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.25%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) NUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (77.50%) Developer
2 44 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) DBA
9 3 (3.75%) DBA Manager
9 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Software Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Azure Developer
10 2 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET
2 22 (27.50%) CSS
3 21 (26.25%) HTML
3 21 (26.25%) React
4 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 17 (21.25%) .NET Core
5 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.00%) jQuery
7 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 8 (10.00%) XML
9 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (7.50%) HTML5
10 5 (6.25%) Web Services
10 5 (6.25%) WinForms
11 4 (5.00%) Node.js
12 3 (3.75%) ADO.NET
12 3 (3.75%) Ajax
12 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (3.75%) Grid Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) MVC
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.50%) Microservices
5 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Migration
7 6 (7.50%) DevOps
7 6 (7.50%) OO
8 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 5 (6.25%) Scrum
8 5 (6.25%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.00%) SDLC
9 4 (5.00%) Web Development
10 3 (3.75%) CRM
10 3 (3.75%) Front End Development
10 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (3.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (77.50%) C#
2 31 (38.75%) SQL
3 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.75%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) C
7 2 (2.50%) Delphi
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.75%) Telerik
4 2 (2.50%) Okta
4 2 (2.50%) Xamarin