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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 75 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.37% 5.65% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.75% 29.86% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £373 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
.NET
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
303 211 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.74% 18.91% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 87 52
Average daily rate £375 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 27 August 2014.

.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 27 August 2014, 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 97 (69.29%) C#
2 65 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 62 (44.29%) SQL Server
4 53 (37.86%) JavaScript
5 47 (33.57%) SQL
6 38 (27.14%) HTML
6 38 (27.14%) SharePoint
7 34 (24.29%) MVC
8 32 (22.86%) jQuery
9 30 (21.43%) CSS
10 28 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 28 (20.00%) Finance
11 25 (17.86%) XML
12 22 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
14 20 (14.29%) Web Services
14 20 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
16 18 (12.86%) Windows
17 17 (12.14%) JSON
17 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (11.43%) WCF
18 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (11.43%) CMS
18 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 15 (10.71%) IIS
19 15 (10.71%) PowerShell
20 13 (9.29%) Active Directory
21 12 (8.57%) VBA
21 12 (8.57%) QA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 38 (27.14%) SharePoint
2 20 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (11.43%) CMS
4 15 (10.71%) IIS
5 11 (7.86%) Lync
6 5 (3.57%) Sitefinity
6 5 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.86%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.14%) Node.js
8 3 (2.14%) TeamSite
8 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.43%) CICS
10 1 (0.71%) Documentum
10 1 (0.71%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.71%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Office
2 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Intranet
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.43%) MySQL
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.71%) MS Access
9 1 (0.71%) DB2
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.43%) Mercurial
3 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.71%) Subversion
4 7 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.86%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.14%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.43%) NUnit
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.43%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.71%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.71%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.71%) CMake
9 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 109 (77.86%) Developer
2 37 (26.43%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.71%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Lead Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.43%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (5.00%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (3.57%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.43%) ASP.NET
2 38 (27.14%) HTML
3 32 (22.86%) jQuery
4 30 (21.43%) CSS
5 25 (17.86%) XML
6 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 20 (14.29%) Web Services
8 17 (12.14%) JSON
8 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (11.43%) WCF
9 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (7.86%) HTML5
11 10 (7.14%) SOAP
11 10 (7.14%) RESTful
12 9 (6.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (6.43%) WPF
12 9 (6.43%) WinForms
13 7 (5.00%) XSLT
14 6 (4.29%) CSS3
14 6 (4.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.14%) Open Source
2 3 (2.14%) SWIFT
2 3 (2.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (0.71%) Informatics
4 1 (0.71%) Health Informatics
4 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.71%) RIA
4 1 (0.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.86%) Windows
2 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.86%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.29%) MVC
2 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.14%) TDD
3 10 (7.14%) Scrum
4 9 (6.43%) Web Development
4 9 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 6 (4.29%) SOA
6 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.29%) OOP
6 6 (4.29%) Android Development
7 5 (3.57%) CRM
7 5 (3.57%) EAI
7 5 (3.57%) Migration
7 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.86%) Business Analysis
8 4 (2.86%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 4 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 97 (69.29%) C#
2 53 (37.86%) JavaScript
3 47 (33.57%) SQL
4 15 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.57%) VBA
6 11 (7.86%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.71%) Java
8 4 (2.86%) C++
8 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.14%) VB
9 3 (2.14%) VB6
10 2 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) MCSE
3 2 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) MCTS
3 2 (1.43%) MCITP
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (9.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 28 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.14%) Google
4 3 (2.14%) HP
4 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.43%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Apple
6 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) CA
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
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