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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 47 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 33 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.41% 0.27% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.62% 1.09% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
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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
284 276 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.76% 24.53% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (98.04%) C#
3 46 (90.20%) SQL Server
4 44 (86.27%) ASP.NET
5 33 (64.71%) SQL
6 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
8 24 (47.06%) T-SQL
9 23 (45.10%) MVC
10 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
11 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (37.25%) Finance
13 18 (35.29%) CSS
14 17 (33.33%) VBScript
14 17 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (31.37%) HTML
16 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
17 10 (19.61%) MS Access
17 10 (19.61%) VBA
18 9 (17.65%) Windows
18 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
19 8 (15.69%) IBM Notes
19 8 (15.69%) Lotus
19 8 (15.69%) Project Management
19 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
20 7 (13.73%) CruiseControl
20 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
20 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
20 7 (13.73%) jQuery

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.69%) IBM Notes
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (90.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (19.61%) MS Access
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) CruiseControl
1 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) MSBuild
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) .NET Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Development Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (86.27%) ASP.NET
3 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (35.29%) CSS
5 17 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 16 (31.37%) HTML
7 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
8 7 (13.73%) jQuery
9 6 (11.76%) OAuth
9 6 (11.76%) OAuth2
10 4 (7.84%) REST
11 3 (5.88%) JSON
11 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.92%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.92%) WCF
12 2 (3.92%) CSS3
12 2 (3.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) Project Management
4 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.88%) Android Development
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.96%) OOD
9 1 (1.96%) SOA
9 1 (1.96%) UML
9 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Web Design
9 1 (1.96%) Migration
9 1 (1.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C#
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 24 (47.06%) T-SQL
5 17 (33.33%) VBScript
6 10 (19.61%) VBA
7 3 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Lotus
3 3 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Telerik
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