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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 65 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 1.15% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 5.28% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.NET Framework
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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
304 246 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.23% 21.83% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 114 60
Average daily rate £375 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 2014.

.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 19 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) HTML
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 9 (34.62%) jQuery
9 8 (30.77%) Finance
9 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) WPF
12 4 (15.38%) WCF
12 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (11.54%) TDD
13 3 (11.54%) Workflow
13 3 (11.54%) VBScript
14 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
14 2 (7.69%) OOP

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.69%) NCrunch
2 2 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Technologist
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (19.23%) WPF
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.69%) XHTML
9 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
9 2 (7.69%) LINQ
9 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) HTML5
9 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) MVVM
6 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
2 2 (7.69%) Red Gate
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