Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 119 135 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.12% 7.55% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.02% 25.76% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 96 80
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £381 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -1.29% +10.36%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £263
90th Percentile £468 £481 £541
Scotland median daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £47.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -14.71%

.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 699 524 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.20% 29.32% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 343 385
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £282
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -44.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £46.13 £40.19
% change year-on-year -47.97% +14.77% +0.48%

.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 17 January 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 17 January 2018, 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 86 (72.27%) C#
2 62 (52.10%) SQL Server
3 57 (47.90%) ASP.NET
4 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
5 51 (42.86%) MVC
6 47 (39.50%) SQL
7 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (26.89%) Finance
9 31 (26.05%) HTML
10 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
11 29 (24.37%) CSS
11 29 (24.37%) .NET Framework
12 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (19.33%) XML
14 22 (18.49%) jQuery
14 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
15 21 (17.65%) Scrum
16 20 (16.81%) Windows
16 20 (16.81%) Oracle
17 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (14.29%) Entity Framework
18 17 (14.29%) PL/SQL
19 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (11.76%) SDLC
20 14 (11.76%) Web Development
20 14 (11.76%) Java
20 14 (11.76%) Linux
21 13 (10.92%) Banking
21 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
21 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration

.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 12 (10.08%) IIS
2 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.72%) Apache
4 6 (5.04%) JBoss
5 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.52%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.68%) CICS
8 2 (1.68%) CMS
8 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.84%) Confluence
9 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.40%) IaaS
3 10 (8.40%) PaaS
4 4 (3.36%) Office 365
5 2 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.04%) Firewall
3 5 (4.20%) LDAP
4 4 (3.36%) BIG-IP
4 4 (3.36%) Internet
4 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.68%) CTI
5 2 (1.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.84%) ATM
6 1 (0.84%) DNS
6 1 (0.84%) FTP
6 1 (0.84%) HTTP
6 1 (0.84%) VPN
6 1 (0.84%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (52.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.88%) MySQL
5 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.36%) Redis
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.68%) DB2
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.72%) NUnit
2 8 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 6 (5.04%) Maven
4 4 (3.36%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.68%) Redmine
5 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.68%) Subversion
5 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.84%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.84%) Gradle
6 1 (0.84%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Developer
2 52 (43.70%) .NET Developer
3 24 (20.17%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.04%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Consultant
11 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (47.90%) ASP.NET
2 31 (26.05%) HTML
3 29 (24.37%) .NET Framework
3 29 (24.37%) CSS
4 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (19.33%) XML
6 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
6 22 (18.49%) jQuery
7 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 12 (10.08%) RESTful
9 12 (10.08%) SignalR
10 11 (9.24%) Ajax
10 11 (9.24%) SOAP
11 10 (8.40%) HTML5
12 9 (7.56%) JSON
12 9 (7.56%) Web Services
13 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (6.72%) REST
13 8 (6.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.04%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.20%) DataPower
3 5 (4.20%) PKI
4 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Blog
6 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.84%) Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) Fintech
7 1 (0.84%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Linux
3 11 (9.24%) Unix
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) MVC
2 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.65%) Scrum
4 14 (11.76%) SDLC
4 14 (11.76%) Web Development
5 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.08%) Front End Development
7 10 (8.40%) TDD
8 9 (7.56%) Kanban
9 8 (6.72%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) DevOps
10 7 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.88%) Change Control
10 7 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.04%) Use Case
12 5 (4.20%) OO
12 5 (4.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (72.27%) C#
2 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 47 (39.50%) SQL
4 17 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 14 (11.76%) Java
6 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.72%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.88%) Perl
9 6 (5.04%) PHP
9 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.52%) Python
10 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.68%) COBOL
11 2 (1.68%) ES6
11 2 (1.68%) Go
11 2 (1.68%) XPath
12 1 (0.84%) Groovy
12 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) Degree
1 4 (3.36%) MCSD
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Puppet
2 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.36%) Ansible
4 2 (1.68%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.81%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.04%) IBM
5 5 (4.20%) F5
6 4 (3.36%) Adobe
6 4 (3.36%) Citrix
6 4 (3.36%) Imperva
7 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.68%) Avaya
8 2 (1.68%) Planview
8 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.84%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.84%) VMware