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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 76 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.15% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 6.40% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£331 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.56% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.30%
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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
330 203 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.03% 18.00% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 81 49
Average daily rate £400 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) WPF
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (19.05%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) Workflow
11 3 (14.29%) TDD
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
12 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
12 2 (9.52%) LINQ
12 2 (9.52%) PowerShell

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
2 2 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (9.52%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Technologist
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) WPF
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.76%) WinForms
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Red Gate
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter
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