Period
to 19 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Microsoft Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 126 129
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.072% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 - £364
10th Percentile £325 - £341
90th Percentile £375 - £385
Scotland median daily rate £340 £320 £351
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.90% +5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2655 2217 3020
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.31% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1282 1573
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £260
90th Percentile £539 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £360
% change year-on-year +6.94% - -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.38 £11.40 £10.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.38 £35.71
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.47% -5.00% +11.11%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Edinburgh

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Edinburgh

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft