Period
to 15 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET 120 178 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.59% 6.06% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.51% 21.32% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 94
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.39%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £288
90th Percentile £575 £525 £620
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.49% - -

.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 585 835 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.25% 28.43% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 486 421
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £430 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +5.39% +8.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.50 £23.59 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.72% -45.64% -8.17%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +40.63% -33.33%

.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 September 2019.

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 September 2019, 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 86 (71.67%) C#
2 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (40.83%) SQL
4 45 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 40 (33.33%) Azure
6 36 (30.00%) Finance
7 26 (21.67%) MVC
8 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
9 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
10 22 (18.33%) Oracle
11 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 19 (15.83%) CSS
12 19 (15.83%) HTML
12 19 (15.83%) Java
13 18 (15.00%) PL/SQL
14 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
15 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
15 16 (13.33%) .NET Core
16 15 (12.50%) AWS
16 15 (12.50%) REST
17 14 (11.67%) DevOps
17 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio
18 13 (10.83%) Microservices
18 13 (10.83%) React
19 12 (10.00%) RESTful
19 12 (10.00%) CRM
20 11 (9.17%) Python
20 11 (9.17%) Scrum
20 11 (9.17%) .NET 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 4 (3.33%) CMS
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.33%) Azure
2 15 (12.50%) AWS
3 3 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.50%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.50%) Serverless
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.67%) GCP
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) npm
5 1 (0.83%) NuGet
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Big Data
3 8 (6.67%) GIS
4 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.50%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.50%) Power BI
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.67%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.67%) MSTest
5 2 (1.67%) NUnit
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Marketing
4 5 (4.17%) Advertising
5 4 (3.33%) Games
6 3 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Legal
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (49.17%) Developer
2 31 (25.83%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Architect
3 14 (11.67%) C# Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
3 19 (15.83%) CSS
3 19 (15.83%) HTML
4 16 (13.33%) .NET Core
5 15 (12.50%) REST
6 13 (10.83%) React
7 12 (10.00%) RESTful
8 11 (9.17%) .NET Framework
8 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.33%) SOAP
10 9 (7.50%) Web Services
11 8 (6.67%) Swing
11 8 (6.67%) WPF
12 7 (5.83%) WinForms
13 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.00%) Vue.js
14 5 (4.17%) Kafka
15 4 (3.33%) Backbone.js
15 4 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.67%) Robotics
3 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) CentOS
3 2 (1.67%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) MVC
3 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 14 (11.67%) DevOps
5 13 (10.83%) Microservices
6 12 (10.00%) CRM
7 11 (9.17%) Scrum
8 10 (8.33%) SOA
9 9 (7.50%) Web Development
10 8 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
10 8 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.00%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.00%) SDLC
13 5 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (4.17%) Kanban
14 4 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 86 (71.67%) C#
2 49 (40.83%) SQL
3 45 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.83%) Java
5 18 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (9.17%) Python
7 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.67%) C++
9 6 (5.00%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.50%) VBA
10 3 (2.50%) XQuery
11 2 (1.67%) Go
11 2 (1.67%) Rust
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.83%) GDPR
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (1.67%) Terraform
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) Puppet
4 1 (0.83%) Rancher
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Oracle
2 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.50%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.50%) Talend
5 3 (2.50%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.67%) Telerik
6 2 (1.67%) Veracode
7 1 (0.83%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.83%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.83%) Epicor
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) FNZ
7 1 (0.83%) Sybase
7 1 (0.83%) UiPath
7 1 (0.83%) YouTube