The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# .NET Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 84 71
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.48% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £313 £343 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +9.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 853 1451 1344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.78% 96.09% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 788 752
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +26.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Edinburgh

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 5 (31.25%) CSS
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (25.00%) TDD
10 3 (18.75%) WPF
10 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
10 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
11 2 (12.50%) CSS3
11 2 (12.50%) SDLC
11 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (12.50%) Twitter
11 2 (12.50%) Fintech
11 2 (12.50%) Java
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
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 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
8 1 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (6.25%) J2EE
8 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.25%) LINQ
8 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) SOLID
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Telerik