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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 73 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.02% 5.25% 7.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.44% 18.84% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £333
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 £47.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
.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
248 345 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.07% 27.89% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 184 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 30 March 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 30 March 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.

1 111 (72.08%) C#
2 89 (57.79%) ASP.NET
3 83 (53.90%) SQL Server
4 68 (44.16%) JavaScript
5 59 (38.31%) MVC
6 54 (35.06%) SQL
7 49 (31.82%) .NET Framework
8 48 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (29.22%) HTML
10 44 (28.57%) CSS
11 42 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
13 36 (23.38%) jQuery
14 34 (22.08%) SharePoint
15 31 (20.13%) Finance
16 30 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (16.88%) T-SQL
18 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 19 (12.34%) VBA
20 16 (10.39%) Windows
21 15 (9.74%) VBScript
21 15 (9.74%) Entity Framework
22 14 (9.09%) HTML5
22 14 (9.09%) Ajax
22 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 14 (9.09%) Visual Studio
22 14 (9.09%) Project Management
23 12 (7.79%) CMS
23 12 (7.79%) WinForms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (22.08%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.79%) CMS
2 12 (7.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (5.19%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.55%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.90%) IIS
7 2 (1.30%) Apache
7 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.30%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) Intranet
2 2 (1.30%) HTTP
2 2 (1.30%) Extranet
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) SMTP
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (53.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.49%) MS Access
5 3 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Informix
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 7 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.60%) Selenium
5 3 (1.95%) NUnit
5 3 (1.95%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.95%) Subversion
6 2 (1.30%) JMeter
6 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.65%) JUnit
7 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.65%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.65%) NCrunch
General
1 31 (20.13%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Retail
3 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Legal
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Advertising
3 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (82.47%) Developer
2 53 (34.42%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.34%) Software Developer
4 17 (11.04%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Umbraco Developer
10 4 (2.60%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.60%) Tester
10 4 (2.60%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.95%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (1.95%) CRM Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (57.79%) ASP.NET
2 49 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 45 (29.22%) HTML
4 44 (28.57%) CSS
5 42 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (23.38%) jQuery
7 15 (9.74%) Entity Framework
8 14 (9.09%) HTML5
8 14 (9.09%) Ajax
9 12 (7.79%) WinForms
9 12 (7.79%) WCF
10 11 (7.14%) NHibernate
10 11 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 10 (6.49%) XML
12 9 (5.84%) Web Services
12 9 (5.84%) CSS3
13 8 (5.19%) WPF
14 6 (3.90%) OAuth
14 6 (3.90%) REST
14 6 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
1 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.95%) Open Source
3 2 (1.30%) Informatics
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.30%) Health Informatics
3 2 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (0.65%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.65%) Clustering
4 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.65%) SCORM
4 1 (0.65%) Derivative
4 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.65%) Life Science
4 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.39%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Ubuntu
2 6 (3.90%) Android
2 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.95%) Linux
4 2 (1.30%) UNIX
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) MVC
2 48 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.09%) Project Management
4 10 (6.49%) OO
4 10 (6.49%) Asset Management
5 9 (5.84%) Scrum
6 7 (4.55%) TDD
6 7 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.90%) Performance Testing
8 5 (3.25%) Release Management
8 5 (3.25%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.25%) RAD
8 5 (3.25%) CRM
8 5 (3.25%) ITIL
9 4 (2.60%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.60%) Multithreading
9 4 (2.60%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.60%) Android Development
10 3 (1.95%) Test Scripting
10 3 (1.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 111 (72.08%) C#
2 68 (44.16%) JavaScript
3 54 (35.06%) SQL
4 26 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 19 (12.34%) VBA
6 15 (9.74%) VBScript
7 12 (7.79%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.55%) Java
9 4 (2.60%) VB
10 3 (1.95%) PHP
10 3 (1.95%) VB6
11 2 (1.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) C
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.30%) HND
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) HL7
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.79%) Oracle
3 8 (5.19%) Lotus
4 3 (1.95%) Google
5 2 (1.30%) Ektron
5 2 (1.30%) Telerik
5 2 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Dell
6 1 (0.65%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.65%) F5
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
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