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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 23 39 26
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing .NET 55 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.10% 3.36% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.99% 16.40% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 62
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 262 311 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.05% 20.51% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 178 166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -64.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Edinburgh

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 83 (69.17%) C#
2 47 (39.17%) MVC
3 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (35.83%) ASP.NET
4 42 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 39 (32.50%) SQL
5 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 29 (24.17%) CSS
7 28 (23.33%) Finance
8 27 (22.50%) HTML
8 27 (22.50%) AngularJS
9 25 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 23 (19.17%) Java
11 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (15.83%) WPF
12 19 (15.83%) jQuery
13 17 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (13.33%) TDD
14 16 (13.33%) Scrum
14 16 (13.33%) Windows
15 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
16 12 (10.00%) Oracle
16 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
16 12 (10.00%) Entity Framework
17 11 (9.17%) CSS3
17 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (9.17%) HTML5
17 11 (9.17%) Web Development
17 11 (9.17%) CMS

.NET
Top Related 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 11 (9.17%) CMS
2 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.17%) IIS
5 4 (3.33%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Liferay
7 1 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Intranet
2 2 (1.67%) Firewall
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.33%) Big Data
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.33%) Subversion
6 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.67%) Maven
7 2 (1.67%) MSTest
7 2 (1.67%) NUnit
7 2 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.67%) Selenium
7 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.83%) Hudson
8 1 (0.83%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Banking
2 3 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (65.83%) Developer
2 37 (30.83%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.17%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (5.83%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.83%) ASP.NET
2 29 (24.17%) CSS
3 27 (22.50%) AngularJS
3 27 (22.50%) HTML
4 25 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (15.83%) jQuery
6 19 (15.83%) WPF
7 12 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 11 (9.17%) CSS3
8 11 (9.17%) HTML5
9 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (5.83%) WinForms
10 6 (5.00%) LINQ
10 6 (5.00%) REST
10 6 (5.00%) Web Services
11 5 (4.17%) RESTful
11 5 (4.17%) WCF
11 5 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.17%) Fintech
4 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) EPoS
5 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Linux
2 5 (4.17%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) MVS
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) MVC
2 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.33%) Scrum
3 16 (13.33%) TDD
4 11 (9.17%) Web Development
5 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.33%) OO
5 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.50%) MVVM
6 9 (7.50%) Release Management
6 9 (7.50%) SDLC
7 6 (5.00%) Change Control
7 6 (5.00%) CRM
7 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.17%) Fund Management
8 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (69.17%) C#
2 42 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 39 (32.50%) SQL
4 23 (19.17%) Java
5 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.33%) VB
7 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.00%) Python
8 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.50%) C
9 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.50%) Ruby
9 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) Perl
10 2 (1.67%) VBScript
10 2 (1.67%) XAML
11 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.83%) VBA
11 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) CEH
2 3 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
1 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Ansible
1 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.50%) Splunk
4 3 (2.50%) Twitter
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.83%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) WSO2
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