The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 1.33% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 6.71% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Scotland

.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 18 April 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 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (15.00%) Twitter
10 3 (15.00%) Workflow
10 3 (15.00%) CSS3
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
11 2 (10.00%) Computer Science

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) NCrunch
4 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ
9 2 (10.00%) XHTML
9 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter
3 2 (10.00%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
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