The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 25 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 50 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.38% 5.39% 5.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 20.78% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 49
Median daily rate £325 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £550 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +27.23%

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
250 361 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.89% 25.95% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 203 153
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

.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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for .NET.

1 98 (73.68%) C#
2 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
3 54 (40.60%) SQL
4 48 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (35.34%) MVC
6 45 (33.83%) JavaScript
7 41 (30.83%) CSS
8 39 (29.32%) .NET Framework
9 38 (28.57%) HTML
10 34 (25.56%) SQL Server
11 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
12 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (19.55%) AngularJS
13 25 (18.80%) jQuery
14 21 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (12.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (12.78%) Entity Framework
15 17 (12.78%) T-SQL
15 17 (12.78%) Finance
15 17 (12.78%) TDD
16 16 (12.03%) WPF
17 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (10.53%) Scrum
18 14 (10.53%) Web Services
18 14 (10.53%) Integration Testing
19 13 (9.77%) CSS3
19 13 (9.77%) User Experience
19 13 (9.77%) Oracle
19 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
19 13 (9.77%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.02%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.75%) Liferay
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) Intranet
3 2 (1.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.51%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.76%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.01%) Subversion
7 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.26%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.26%) StyleCop
7 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.50%) Hudson
8 2 (1.50%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) NuGet
9 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (76.69%) Developer
2 42 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 15 (11.28%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.02%) UI Developer
7 11 (8.27%) BizTalk Developer
8 10 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.77%) HTML Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Lead Developer
10 8 (6.02%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Architect
12 6 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (4.51%) PL/SQL Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
2 41 (30.83%) CSS
3 39 (29.32%) .NET Framework
4 38 (28.57%) HTML
5 26 (19.55%) AngularJS
5 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (18.80%) jQuery
7 17 (12.78%) Entity Framework
7 17 (12.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (12.03%) WPF
9 14 (10.53%) Web Services
10 13 (9.77%) CSS3
11 12 (9.02%) Middleware
12 11 (8.27%) HTML5
13 10 (7.52%) WCF
14 9 (6.77%) WinForms
15 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (6.02%) XML
16 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (4.51%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) User Experience
2 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.75%) EPoS
4 1 (0.75%) Fintech
4 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.52%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.26%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.34%) MVC
3 17 (12.78%) TDD
4 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 14 (10.53%) Scrum
6 13 (9.77%) SDLC
7 12 (9.02%) ETL
7 12 (9.02%) OO
8 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.27%) ERP
8 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.27%) Web Development
9 8 (6.02%) Release Management
9 8 (6.02%) Workflow
10 7 (5.26%) Front End Development
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.51%) Migration
11 6 (4.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 98 (73.68%) C#
2 54 (40.60%) SQL
3 45 (33.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.78%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.77%) Java
6 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.52%) VB
7 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.26%) C
8 3 (2.26%) Delphi
8 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.50%) Clojure
9 2 (1.50%) Scala
9 2 (1.50%) VBScript
9 2 (1.50%) XAML
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Shibboleth
1 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.26%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.50%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco
6 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.75%) WSO2
6 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
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