The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 78 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.70% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 2.46% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +89.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.NET Framework
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
294 366 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.27% 28.62% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 229 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Edinburgh region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Edinburgh region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (80.00%) C#
3 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (48.00%) CSS
6 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (48.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (28.00%) CSS3
8 7 (28.00%) HTML5
9 6 (24.00%) WPF
9 6 (24.00%) Ajax
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) XML
10 5 (20.00%) Telerik
10 5 (20.00%) XPath
10 5 (20.00%) OO
10 5 (20.00%) WCF
11 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (16.00%) Scrum
12 3 (12.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) Project Planning

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) JRun
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (28.00%) CSS3
6 6 (24.00%) WPF
6 6 (24.00%) Ajax
7 5 (20.00%) WCF
7 5 (20.00%) XML
8 1 (4.00%) ISAPI
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware
8 1 (4.00%) WinForms
8 1 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (4.00%) COM+
8 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Kanban
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) XPath
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) BS7799
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Telerik
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) CA