Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 31 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 102 140 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.81% 5.61% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.03% 22.33% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 76
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £305 £327 £322
90th Percentile £526 £530 £465
Scotland median daily rate £425 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £35.25 £60.00
% change year-on-year -36.17% -41.25% +246.42%

.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 463 627 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.38% 25.14% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 356 390
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £591 £556 £549
Scotland median daily rate £438 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +7.03% +2.19% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +177.78% -72.79%

.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 6 April 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 6 April 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 79 (77.45%) C#
2 41 (40.20%) SQL
3 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (34.31%) React
6 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
7 30 (29.41%) MVC
7 30 (29.41%) Azure
8 28 (27.45%) CSS
9 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 24 (23.53%) HTML
10 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
11 22 (21.57%) .NET Framework
12 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 19 (18.63%) Finance
14 17 (16.67%) .NET Core
15 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
15 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
16 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
17 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (11.76%) Microservices
18 11 (10.78%) jQuery
19 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
19 10 (9.80%) DevOps
19 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 10 (9.80%) Entity Framework
19 10 (9.80%) Public Sector
20 9 (8.82%) SDLC
20 9 (8.82%) OO
21 8 (7.84%) XML

.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 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) IIS
3 5 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.96%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.41%) Azure
2 7 (6.86%) Office 365
3 6 (5.88%) Power Platform
3 6 (5.88%) PowerApps
4 5 (4.90%) Azure Functions
4 5 (4.90%) Serverless
5 2 (1.96%) ShareGate
6 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.98%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.92%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.92%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) NUnit
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.96%) Advertising
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (73.53%) Developer
2 54 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 30 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 25 (24.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Analyst
7 3 (2.94%) Consultant
7 3 (2.94%) DBA
7 3 (2.94%) DBA Manager
7 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (1.96%) Support Analyst
8 2 (1.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) React
2 28 (27.45%) CSS
3 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 24 (23.53%) HTML
4 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
5 22 (21.57%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.67%) .NET Core
7 11 (10.78%) jQuery
8 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.80%) Entity Framework
9 8 (7.84%) XML
10 6 (5.88%) HTML5
11 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (4.90%) Web Services
12 4 (3.92%) Node.js
12 4 (3.92%) WinForms
13 3 (2.94%) ADO.NET
13 3 (2.94%) RESTful
13 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.94%) Grid Computing
2 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
3 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) Robotics
3 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) MVC
3 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.76%) Microservices
5 10 (9.80%) DevOps
5 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.82%) OO
6 9 (8.82%) SDLC
7 8 (7.84%) Scrum
7 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.86%) Open Source
9 6 (5.88%) Migration
9 6 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.90%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.90%) TDD
10 5 (4.90%) Web Development
11 4 (3.92%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (77.45%) C#
2 41 (40.20%) SQL
3 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.88%) Java
7 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Delphi
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Telerik
5 2 (1.96%) Okta
5 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.96%) Vermilion
5 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.98%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.98%) Charles River