The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 78 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.39% 4.53% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.71% 16.47% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
246 346 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.99% 27.50% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 211 90
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET 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.

1 109 (66.87%) C#
2 95 (58.28%) ASP.NET
3 80 (49.08%) SQL Server
4 70 (42.94%) JavaScript
5 67 (41.10%) MVC
6 60 (36.81%) SQL
7 57 (34.97%) HTML
8 49 (30.06%) CSS
8 49 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (28.83%) .NET Framework
10 42 (25.77%) Microsoft
11 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (23.93%) SharePoint
13 34 (20.86%) jQuery
14 32 (19.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (17.79%) Finance
16 25 (15.34%) Windows
16 25 (15.34%) T-SQL
17 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
18 20 (12.27%) Ajax
19 19 (11.66%) HTML5
20 18 (11.04%) VBA
20 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
20 18 (11.04%) SharePoint 2013
21 16 (9.82%) Entity Framework
22 14 (8.59%) CSS3
22 14 (8.59%) AngularJS
22 14 (8.59%) XML
22 14 (8.59%) Project Management
22 14 (8.59%) Asset Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (23.93%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (6.75%) CMS
4 10 (6.13%) IIS
5 8 (4.91%) IBM Notes
6 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.68%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.45%) Lync
9 3 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.23%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.61%) JBoss
11 1 (0.61%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.84%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) SAN
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) SMTP
2 1 (0.61%) FTP
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (49.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.13%) MS Access
5 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) Informix
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.29%) CruiseControl
3 7 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.29%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.45%) Selenium
5 3 (1.84%) NUnit
6 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) JMeter
7 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (17.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Games
3 1 (0.61%) Legal
3 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.61%) Advertising
3 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (73.01%) Developer
2 42 (25.77%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.11%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.04%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (4.91%) C# Developer
5 8 (4.91%) Architect
6 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (3.68%) Applications Developer
7 6 (3.68%) Administrator
8 5 (3.07%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.07%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (2.45%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.45%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.45%) Business Developer
9 4 (2.45%) Project Manager
10 3 (1.84%) Tester
10 3 (1.84%) Analyst
10 3 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (1.84%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (58.28%) ASP.NET
2 57 (34.97%) HTML
3 49 (30.06%) CSS
4 47 (28.83%) .NET Framework
5 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (20.86%) jQuery
7 20 (12.27%) Ajax
8 19 (11.66%) HTML5
9 16 (9.82%) Entity Framework
10 14 (8.59%) CSS3
10 14 (8.59%) AngularJS
10 14 (8.59%) XML
11 12 (7.36%) WCF
12 11 (6.75%) NHibernate
13 7 (4.29%) WinForms
13 7 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (3.68%) OAuth2
14 6 (3.68%) OAuth
14 6 (3.68%) Web Services
15 5 (3.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.45%) User Experience
2 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.45%) Open Source
3 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.23%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.23%) iSeries
4 2 (1.23%) Informatics
4 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.61%) AS400
5 1 (0.61%) Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.61%) SCORM
5 1 (0.61%) Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.61%) Life Science
5 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.34%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.07%) Android
3 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.84%) Linux
5 2 (1.23%) UNIX
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) OS/400
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.10%) MVC
2 49 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.59%) Project Management
3 14 (8.59%) Asset Management
4 9 (5.52%) Scrum
5 8 (4.91%) TDD
5 8 (4.91%) OO
6 7 (4.29%) ITIL
6 7 (4.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (4.29%) Release Management
7 6 (3.68%) Performance Testing
7 6 (3.68%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.07%) Service Management
8 5 (3.07%) Validation
8 5 (3.07%) Workflow
8 5 (3.07%) RAD
8 5 (3.07%) CRM
8 5 (3.07%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.45%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (66.87%) C#
2 70 (42.94%) JavaScript
3 60 (36.81%) SQL
4 25 (15.34%) T-SQL
5 18 (11.04%) VBA
6 12 (7.36%) VB.NET
6 12 (7.36%) VBScript
7 9 (5.52%) Java
8 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.45%) XPath
8 4 (2.45%) VB
9 3 (1.84%) C
10 2 (1.23%) VB6
10 2 (1.23%) C++
10 2 (1.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) RPG
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.61%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) HND
3 1 (0.61%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) Lotus
4 5 (3.07%) Telerik
5 4 (2.45%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.23%) Veeam
7 2 (1.23%) Google
7 2 (1.23%) Sybase
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Ektron
8 1 (0.61%) F5
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