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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET 81 59 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.01% 5.14% 13.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.35% 20.85% 51.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

1 137 (79.65%) C#
2 114 (66.28%) SQL Server
3 97 (56.40%) ASP.NET
4 68 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 66 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (37.79%) MVC
7 57 (33.14%) SQL
8 56 (32.56%) HTML
8 56 (32.56%) CSS
9 50 (29.07%) .NET Framework
10 48 (27.91%) Microsoft
11 43 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (24.42%) Finance
13 40 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (22.09%) SharePoint
15 36 (20.93%) jQuery
16 32 (18.60%) T-SQL
17 25 (14.53%) WinForms
18 24 (13.95%) Windows
19 21 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (11.63%) Visual Studio
21 19 (11.05%) VBScript
22 17 (9.88%) VBA
22 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
23 16 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 16 (9.30%) HTML5
24 15 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
24 15 (8.72%) NHibernate
24 15 (8.72%) WCF
24 15 (8.72%) Oracle

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (22.09%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (7.56%) CMS
4 11 (6.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.07%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.07%) IIS
6 5 (2.91%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.33%) Apache
7 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.16%) Lync
9 1 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.58%) Kentico
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.58%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.74%) Intranet
3 2 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.16%) DNS
3 2 (1.16%) Extranet
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (66.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.23%) MS Access
6 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.49%) MySQL
7 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.58%) Informix
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.07%) MSBuild
3 7 (4.07%) CruiseControl
4 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.91%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.91%) Subversion
6 3 (1.74%) JMeter
6 3 (1.74%) JUnit
6 3 (1.74%) HttpUnit
7 2 (1.16%) NUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.58%) FxCop
8 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
General
1 42 (24.42%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.58%) Legal
3 1 (0.58%) Advertising
3 1 (0.58%) Games
3 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (87.79%) Developer
2 77 (44.77%) .NET Developer
3 19 (11.05%) C# Developer
3 19 (11.05%) Software Developer
4 17 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (6.40%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.07%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.07%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Architect
9 5 (2.91%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.33%) CRM Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Senior Developer
11 3 (1.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.74%) Programmer
11 3 (1.74%) Project Manager
11 3 (1.74%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (1.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (56.40%) ASP.NET
2 56 (32.56%) HTML
2 56 (32.56%) CSS
3 50 (29.07%) .NET Framework
4 43 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (20.93%) jQuery
6 25 (14.53%) WinForms
7 16 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 16 (9.30%) HTML5
8 15 (8.72%) NHibernate
8 15 (8.72%) WCF
9 14 (8.14%) XML
9 14 (8.14%) CSS3
10 12 (6.98%) Web Services
10 12 (6.98%) Ajax
11 11 (6.40%) WPF
12 9 (5.23%) JSON
13 8 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (4.65%) REST
14 6 (3.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.91%) User Experience
2 5 (2.91%) Open Source
3 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.74%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (1.74%) Clustering
3 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.16%) Informatics
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.16%) iPhone
4 2 (1.16%) iPad
4 2 (1.16%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.58%) iSeries
5 1 (0.58%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.95%) Windows
2 11 (6.40%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.40%) Android
3 6 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.16%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (37.79%) MVC
3 13 (7.56%) Project Management
4 10 (5.81%) Business Analysis
5 8 (4.65%) CRM
5 8 (4.65%) Scrum
6 7 (4.07%) TDD
6 7 (4.07%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.49%) Performance Testing
7 6 (3.49%) OO
7 6 (3.49%) Android Development
8 5 (2.91%) ITIL
8 5 (2.91%) Multithreading
8 5 (2.91%) Workflow
9 4 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 4 (2.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.33%) Release Management
9 4 (2.33%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.33%) Web Development
9 4 (2.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 137 (79.65%) C#
2 68 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 57 (33.14%) SQL
4 32 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.05%) VBScript
6 17 (9.88%) VBA
7 11 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.40%) Java
8 5 (2.91%) PHP
9 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.33%) Perl
10 3 (1.74%) VB
10 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.74%) VB6
10 3 (1.74%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.58%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) MCTS
3 2 (1.16%) MCITP
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) MCSE
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) HL7
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 48 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.72%) Oracle
3 7 (4.07%) Lotus
4 3 (1.74%) Google
5 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.16%) Ektron
5 2 (1.16%) Sybase
5 2 (1.16%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) CA
6 1 (0.58%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Dell
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) F5
6 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.58%) Telerik
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £450 per day + Experience depending
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago