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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 65 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.19% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 4.34% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £310 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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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
246 346 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.99% 27.50% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 211 90
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (89.36%) C#
2 42 (89.36%) ASP.NET
3 40 (85.11%) SQL Server
4 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
4 28 (59.57%) MVC
5 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (48.94%) SQL
7 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
8 17 (36.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (34.04%) Entity Framework
9 16 (34.04%) HTML
9 16 (34.04%) CSS
10 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
11 14 (29.79%) Finance
12 13 (27.66%) jQuery
13 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.28%) MS Access
13 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
13 10 (21.28%) VBScript
13 10 (21.28%) VBA
13 10 (21.28%) Windows
14 8 (17.02%) Lotus
14 8 (17.02%) Project Management
14 8 (17.02%) IBM Notes
14 8 (17.02%) NHibernate
15 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
15 7 (14.89%) CruiseControl
15 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (85.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) MS Access
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) CruiseControl
1 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (89.36%) ASP.NET
3 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (34.04%) Entity Framework
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 16 (34.04%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) jQuery
6 8 (17.02%) NHibernate
7 6 (12.77%) Ajax
7 6 (12.77%) OAuth
7 6 (12.77%) OAuth2
8 5 (10.64%) WCF
9 4 (8.51%) HTML5
9 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 3 (6.38%) REST
10 3 (6.38%) WPF
10 3 (6.38%) XML
11 2 (4.26%) JSON
11 2 (4.26%) WinForms
12 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) MVC
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Android Development
8 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
5 10 (21.28%) VBScript
5 10 (21.28%) VBA
6 3 (6.38%) XPath
7 2 (4.26%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Lotus
3 4 (8.51%) Telerik
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
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