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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 72 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.87% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 4.76% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £165 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -52.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £253 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 189 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.91% 18.35% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
.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
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 July 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) MVC
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (45.83%) jQuery
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) CSS
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 10 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (20.83%) WPF
11 5 (20.83%) Workflow
11 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 4 (16.67%) WCF
12 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
12 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (12.50%) Twitter
13 3 (12.50%) CSS3
13 3 (12.50%) HTML5
13 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (8.33%) NCrunch
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Technologist
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.83%) WPF
8 4 (16.67%) WCF
8 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
10 2 (8.33%) LINQ
10 2 (8.33%) XHTML
10 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
11 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) MVVM
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (8.33%) Red Gate
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £350 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago